UK News Briefing

  • May 13, 2004

    Spirituality encountered more effectively outside institutional church

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    George L

    Spirituality encountered more effectively outside institutional church -13/5/04 George Lings, the Church Armyís Director of Research, has challenged Christians this week to acknowledge that many encounter Jesus and spirituality more effectively...
  • May 13, 2004

    Rabbis speak out against alliance with evangelicals

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    Prominent Israeli rabbis ar

    Rabbis speak out against alliance with evangelicals -13/5/04 Prominent Israeli rabbis are speaking out against Israel's alliance with evangelical Christians in the United States who have funnelled tens of millions of dollars to Zionist causes. The...
  • May 13, 2004

    Churches affirm prophetic voice amidst globalisation

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    "Mission begins with raisi

    Churches affirm prophetic voice amidst globalisation -13/5/04 "Mission begins with raising our prophetic voice to expose and condemn the capitalist-led, globalized context and its new geo-political realities that intentionally destroy human...
  • May 12, 2004

    Archbishop's wife urges rethink on family policy

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    Jane Williams, the theologian

    Archbishop's wife urges rethink on family policy -12/5/04 Jane Williams, the theologian and wife of the Archbishop of Canterbury, has suggested that what some claim is the "traditional" model of the family promoted by the church might be outmoded...
  • May 12, 2004

    Hooded Iraqi prisoner gives testimony of torture

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    Christian peacemakers in Iraq have rec

    Hooded Iraqi prisoner gives testimony of torture -12/5/04 Christian peacemakers in Iraq have recorded the testimony of a man who identified himself in one of the photographs of naked, hooded prisoners at the Abu Ghraib prison. In the testimony made...
  • May 11, 2004

    Christians campaign for Rumsfeld's resignation

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    Christians have launched a camp

    Christians campaign for Rumsfeld's resignation -11/5/04 Christians have launched a campaign for the resignation of Donald Rumsfeld. The Washington-based Sojourners Community has sent an email to supporters urging them to write to senators, members...
  • May 10, 2004

    Worlds poor paying for War on Terror says Christian agency

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    Some of the world's

    Worlds poor paying for War on Terror says Christian agency -10/5/04 Some of the worldís poorest people are already paying for the War on Terror, as the giving of aid by the worldís richest countries becomes ruled by the rhetoric of ëwith us or...
  • May 10, 2004

    Hoon to respond to Iraq torture allegations from Christians

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    Geoff Hoon will tod

    Hoon to respond to Iraq torture allegations from Christians -10/5/04 Geoff Hoon will today face pressure to explain exactly when ministers were told of the Iraqi abuse allegations, after the Red Cross and Amnesty International declared yesterday...
  • May 7, 2004

    National day of prayer draws fire from Christians

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    An annual address by US Presid

    National day of prayer draws fire from Christians -7/5/04 An annual address by US President George W. Bush marking the National Day of Prayer has drawn fire from several religious groups, including the Fuller Theological Seminary. Bush's speech...
  • May 7, 2004

    Christian organisations expand work in Iraq

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    International Christian organisation

    Christian organisations expand work in Iraq -7/5/04 International Christian organisations have said they will continue to expand relief work in Iraq after several church aid agencies said they were are pulling out international staff and reviewing...