UK News Briefing

  • June 30, 2004

    Campolo to star at Church of Fools

    -30/6/04

    Firey Baptist preacher Rev.

    Campolo to star at Church of Fools -30/6/04 Firey Baptist preacher Rev. Tony Campolo will deliver a sermon in the worldís first 3D, interactive church at the end of July. Campolo, 69, makes his debut as a cartoon avatar in the pixilated pulpit of...
  • June 30, 2004

    Methodist church takes on disestablishment questions

    -30/6/04

    The Methodist Church has a

    Methodist church takes on disestablishment questions -30/6/04 The Methodist Church has approved a report tackling the thorny issues around the relationship between church and state. The Church says it hopes that the report, approved at the church'...
  • June 29, 2004

    Archbishop of Canterbury addresses Methodist church over questions of identity

    -29/6/04

    Archbishop of Canterbury addresses Methodist church over questions of identity -29/6/04 Rowan Williams has became the first serving Archbishop of Canterbury to address the Methodist Conference since 1961. Sat in John Wesley's chair at the head of...
  • June 29, 2004

    South African church activists arrive in Palestine

    -29/6/04

    Ten years since the successf

    South African church activists arrive in Palestine -29/6/04 Ten years since the successful but violent transition from apartheid to democracy, South Africans continue to advocate for human rights in the face of conflict and oppression, but this...
  • June 28, 2004

    Christian aid fuel suspicion over Iraq

    -28/6/04

    The US-controlled coalition in Baghdad i

    Christian aid fuel suspicion over Iraq -28/6/04 The US-controlled coalition in Baghdad is about to hand over power to an Iraqi government without having properly accounted for what it has done with some billion of Iraq's own money, says a new...
  • June 28, 2004

    Military police raid exhibit showing truth about Israeli military

    -28/6/04

    Christian pea

    Military police raid exhibit showing truth about Israeli military -28/6/04 Christian peacemakers working in Israel report that Israeli Military Police have raided a photo exhibition that was set up by reservists to show the truth about what goes on...
  • June 25, 2004

    Churches turn fire on interrogation techniques of US and others

    -25/6/04

    With the tortur

    Churches turn fire on interrogation techniques of US and others -25/6/04 With the torture of Iraqi prisoners at the Abu Ghraib prison in Baghdad and allegations surrounding interrogation techniques at Guantanamo Bay uppermost in many people's minds...
  • June 24, 2004

    Faith-based work of churches to feature at global AIDS conference

    -24/6/04

    Faith-based o

    Faith-based work of churches to feature at global AIDS conference -24/6/04 Faith-based organizations will have a major voice at the largest global meeting ever of HIV and AIDS experts, highlighting the vital, but often unrecognized, role they play...
  • June 24, 2004

    Top bishop questions US foreign policy

    -24/6/04

    The President of the

    Top bishop questions US foreign policy -24/6/04 The President of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB)has spoken out against the military response of the US to global terrorism saying that a permissive interpretation of...
  • June 23, 2004

    Radical new translation makes Bible accessible to unchurched

    -23/6/04

    A radical translation of t

    Radical new translation makes Bible accessible to unchurched -23/6/04 A radical translation of the New Testament released with an endorsement by the Archbishop of Canterbury, and aimed at the those disillusioned with institutional religion, has...