UK News Briefing

  • February 13, 2003

    Tony Blair's speech in the House of Commons, widely seen as an attempt to seize the moral high ground over military action in Iraq has triggered several critical responses from religious groups and charities, reports The Times.

    PM faces backlash over 'moral' Iraq speech - Tony Blairís speech in the House of Commons, widely seen as an attempt to seize the moral high ground over military action in Iraq has triggered several critical responses from religious groups and...
  • February 13, 2003

    Christians in Baghdad pray for peace

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    There was a reminder yesterday that a war with Iraq would see Christians dropping bombs on other Christians, as the Pope's envoy Cardinal R

    Christians in Baghdad pray for peace - There was a reminder yesterday that a war with Iraq would see Christians dropping bombs on other Christians, as the Popeís envoy Cardinal Roger Etchegaray took a church service in Baghdad. Delivering a homily...
  • February 13, 2003

    US Students Targetted in Iraq 'Teach-in'

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    A national teach-in of non-violent alternatives to war with Iraq is being organised by a Christian community in the US.

    Across the

    US Students Targetted in Iraq 'Teach-in' - A national teach-in of non-violent alternatives to war with Iraq is being organised by a Christian community in the US. Across the country, students are being encouraged to explore the complex issues...
  • February 12, 2003

    Archbishop clarifies theological vision

    -Feb 12, 2003

    The Archbishop of Canterbury has reaffirmed his belief in the link between theology and politics, and elaborated on his

    Archbishop clarifies theological vision -Feb 12, 2003 The Archbishop of Canterbury has reaffirmed his belief in the link between theology and politics, and elaborated on his position concerning a number of social and political questions. In a wide-...
  • May 21, 2002

    This is a test message

    -May 21, 2002

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  • May 21, 2002

    Commission of inquiry on faith and nation launched

    -May 21, 2002

    The Evangelical Alliance has launched a landmark Inquiry which aims to explore the relationship between Faith and

    Commission of inquiry on faith and nation launched -May 21, 2002 The Evangelical Alliance has launched a landmark Inquiry which aims to explore the relationship between Faith and Nation in 21st Century Britain. Over the next three years, the...
  • May 21, 2002

    Power to the people

    -May 21, 2002

    The election of a monkey mascot in Hartlepool and ëRobocop' Ray Mallon in Middlesborough have distracted from the fact that our political syste

    Power to the people -May 21, 2002 The election of a monkey mascot in Hartlepool and ëRobocop' Ray Mallon in Middlesborough have distracted from the fact that our political system is in big trouble. I am referring of course to this month's local...
  • May 21, 2002

    Letter to America

    -May 21, 2002

    Ekklesia's director has responded to the recent visit by Jim Wallis to the UK with a letter published in the Sojourners weekly bulletin, 'Sojo

    Letter to America -May 21, 2002 Ekklesia's director has responded to the recent visit by Jim Wallis to the UK with a letter published in the Sojourners weekly bulletin, 'Sojomail'. The visit by Wallis, during which he met with the...