UK News Briefing

  • May 10, 2004

    Worlds poor paying for War on Terror says Christian agency

    -10/5/04

    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

    -10/5/04

    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

    -7/5/04

    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

    -7/5/04

    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...
  • May 7, 2004

    Churches call on Indonesian Government to address Malukus violence

    -7/5/04

    The WCC gener

    Churches call on Indonesian Government to address Malukus violence -7/5/04 The WCC general secretary, Rev. Dr Samuel Kobia, has called on the Indonesian Government to "take immediate steps to put an end to the violence in the Malukus". In a 5 May...
  • May 6, 2004

    Bishop to headline at Church of Fools

    -6/5/04

    The Bishop of London, the Rt Rev Richard C

    Bishop to headline at Church of Fools -6/5/04 The Bishop of London, the Rt Rev Richard Chartres, will be guest preacher in the UKís first 3D online church service next week. He will appear as a cartoon double in Church of Fools, conceived by web...
  • May 6, 2004

    Letter asks what US military knew about Iraqi torture

    -6/5/04

    The suggestion that the US

    Letter asks what US military knew about Iraqi torture -6/5/04 The suggestion that the US military did not know that abuse of Iraqi prisoners was going on, and that the pictures released last week of torture at a prison outside Baghdad represent an...
  • May 6, 2004

    Urgent appeal launched for Sudanese refugees

    -6/5/04

    Caritas Internationalis, the worldw

    Urgent appeal launched for Sudanese refugees -6/5/04 Caritas Internationalis, the worldwide network of Catholic relief and development agencies, has launched an urgent appeal to raise £900,000 for Sudanese refugees of the West Darfour crisis as the...
  • May 5, 2004

    Alice Cooper to get doctorate from Christian university -5/5/04

    Alice Cooper is to be awarded an h

    Alice Cooper to get doctorate from Christian university -5/5/04 Alice Cooper is to be awarded an honorary doctorate by a Christian liberal-arts college. The 56-year-old will be given the degree at Grand Canyon University's...
  • May 5, 2004

    Bishop urges dialogue with terrorists

    -5/5/04

    A bishop has questioned the call by the In

    Bishop urges dialogue with terrorists -5/5/04 A bishop has questioned the call by the Independent Monitoring Commission (IMC) in Northern Ireland for paramilitaries to be shunned. The Belfast-born Bishop of Southwell George Cassidy spoke out during...