UK News Briefing

  • May 27, 2003

    Red cross concerned about human rights violations in Iraq

    -27/5/03

    The International Committee of the Red Cross has been denied access to what the organisati

    Red cross concerned about human rights violations in Iraq -27/5/03 The International Committee of the Red Cross has been denied access to what the organisation believes could be as many as 3,000 prisoners held in searing heat, many of whom may be...
  • May 27, 2003

    Billboard campaign launched against roadmap to peace

    -27/5/03

    The Religious Roundtable and the Apostolic Congress have launched a grassroots billboard campai

    Billboard campaign launched against roadmap to peace -27/5/03 The Religious Roundtable and the Apostolic Congress have launched a grassroots billboard campaign in the USA, to muster opposition against the ìRoadmapî for peace in the Middle East....
  • May 27, 2003

    Archbishop believes church must change on homosexuality

    -27/5/03

    The Archbishop of Canterbury believes that the Church of England should change its mind on h

    Archbishop believes church must change on homosexuality -27/5/03 The Archbishop of Canterbury believes that the Church of England should change its mind on homosexuality in the same way that it has already altered its teaching on slavery, hellfire,...
  • May 23, 2003

    Church groups launch corporate code of conduct

    -23/5/03

    Church groups from around the world have launched a global corporate code of conduct that will be use

    Church groups launch corporate code of conduct -23/5/03 Church groups from around the world have launched a global corporate code of conduct that will be used to help determine whether their investment arms should buy or shun shares in corporations...
  • May 22, 2003

    Anglicans say UN must assume authority in rebuilding Iraq

    -22/5/03

    The Anglican Consultative Council has said it believes that peace with justice in Iraq can

    Anglicans say UN must assume authority in rebuilding Iraq -22/5/03 The Anglican Consultative Council has said it believes that peace with justice in Iraq can only be achieved through multilateral cooperation under the sole authority of the United...
  • May 22, 2003

    Bono to meet Blair to discuss Africa

    -22/5/03

    The Prime Minister will hold breakfast talks to discuss Africa at No10 Downing Street tomorrow with rock stars

    Bono to meet Blair to discuss Africa -22/5/03 The Prime Minister will hold breakfast talks to discuss Africa at No10 Downing Street tomorrow with rock stars Bob Geldof and U2 front man Bono. Bono, well known for his Christian faith and activism on...
  • May 22, 2003

    Alliance welcomes charity commission initiative

    -22/5/03

    The African and Caribbean Evangelical Alliance (ACEA) and the Evangelical Alliance UK have welcomed

    Alliance welcomes charity commission initiative -22/5/03 The African and Caribbean Evangelical Alliance (ACEA) and the Evangelical Alliance UK have welcomed a new initiative by the Charity Commission to work more closely with churches on...
  • May 22, 2003

    Lib Dem report boosts anti-euthanasia campaign

    -22/5/03

    Campaigners against euthanasia have a received a boost from a Liberal Democrat inquiry that says hosp

    Lib Dem report boosts anti-euthanasia campaign -22/5/03 Campaigners against euthanasia have a received a boost from a Liberal Democrat inquiry that says hospices that care for the sick and dying receive less than a third of their funding from the...
  • May 21, 2003

    Theologian appointed Bishop of Reading

    -21/5/03

    The Canon Theologian of Southwark Cathedral was yesterday named by Downing Street as the new Suffragan Bishop

    Theologian appointed Bishop of Reading -21/5/03 The Canon Theologian of Southwark Cathedral was yesterday named by Downing Street as the new Suffragan Bishop of Reading. The appointment of Jeffrey John will dismay traditonalists and those at the...
  • May 20, 2003

    MPs deliver warning about arms control

    -20/5/03

    A cross-party committee of MPs has warned that the government's plans to regulate the arms industry may not

    MPs deliver warning about arms control -20/5/03 A cross-party committee of MPs has warned that the government's plans to regulate the arms industry may not prove fully effective. The warning will be welcomed by pressure groups such as Campaign...