UK News Briefing

  • February 28, 2003

    Christian minorities fear reprisals over Iraq

    -29/3/2003

    Vulnerable Christian minorities in Iraq and across the Islamic world are living with the fear of rep

    Christian minorities fear reprisals over Iraq -29/3/2003 Vulnerable Christian minorities in Iraq and across the Islamic world are living with the fear of reprisals from Islamic extremists who associate them with the ëChristianí West a Christian...
  • February 28, 2003

    Archbishop laments lack of alternatives to war

    -25/3/2003

    The Archbishop of Canterbury has questioned the polarisation of debate over Iraq and questioned why

  • February 28, 2003

    The Church of Scotland has been warned by mental health campaigners that a group set up to help people who believe they are possessed by demons could increase the stigma associated with psychiatric illness.

    Church of Scotland warned over mental health - The Church of Scotland has been warned by mental health campaigners that a group set up to help people who believe they are possessed by demons could increase the stigma associated with psychiatric...
  • February 28, 2003

    Church of Scotland warned over mental health

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    The Church of Scotland has been warned by mental health campaigners that a group set up to help people who believe they are possess

    Church of Scotland warned over mental health - The Church of Scotland has been warned by mental health campaigners that a group set up to help people who believe they are possessed by demons could increase the stigma associated with psychiatric...
  • February 26, 2003

    Christian convert killed in Iraq

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    Ziwar Muhammad Isma'il, a Christian convert from a Muslim background, has been shot and killed for his faith, according to Middle East Concern.

    Christian convert killed in Iraq - Ziwar Muhammad Ismaíil, a Christian convert from a Muslim background, has been shot and killed for his faith, according to Middle East Concern. The tragedy seems to be part of a growing hostility towards...
  • February 26, 2003

    Christian convert killed in Iraq

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    Ziwar Muhammad Isma'il, a Christian convert from a Muslim background, has been shot and killed for his faith, according to Middle East Concern.

    Christian convert killed in Iraq - Ziwar Muhammad Ismaíil, a Christian convert from a Muslim background, has been shot and killed for his faith, according to Middle East Concern. The tragedy seems to be part of a growing hostility towards...
  • February 16, 2003

    US church leaders challenge PM's 'moral case'

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    An ecumenical delegation of U.S.

    US church leaders challenge PM's 'moral case' - An ecumenical delegation of U.S. church leaders that will meet with the Prime Minister this week, looks set to challenge the Prime Ministerís ëmoral caseí for regime change in Iraq through military...
  • 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...