UK News Briefing

  • May 8, 2003

    US will be blessed by supporting Israeli nationalism

    -8/5/03

    The President of the Southern Baptist Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission has said that the

    US will be blessed by supporting Israeli nationalism -8/5/03 The President of the Southern Baptist Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission has said that the US should support Israel because of its love for freedom and fulfilment of biblical promises...
  • May 8, 2003

    Evangelicals condemn derogatory remarks about Islam

    -8/5/03

    In an unusual public rebuke, leading evangelicals in the US have condemned derogatory statements abo

    Evangelicals condemn derogatory remarks about Islam -8/5/03 In an unusual public rebuke, leading evangelicals in the US have condemned derogatory statements about Islam by their more Conservative counterparts, and pledged to improve relations with...
  • May 8, 2003

    Bishop of Jerusalem questions Middle East peace plan

    -8/5/03

    The Anglican Bishop of Jerusalem has raised serious questions about the proposed 'Road Map' to p

    Bishop of Jerusalem questions Middle East peace plan -8/5/03 The Anglican Bishop of Jerusalem has raised serious questions about the proposed ìRoad Mapî to peace in the Middle East. In a formal statement Bishop Riah Abu El-Assal made it clear that...
  • May 7, 2003

    Wal Mart bans lad mags but keeps guns

    -7/5/03

    Three British "lad" magazines have been banned by Wal-mart, America's biggest discount superstore chain following

    Wal Mart bans lad mags but keeps guns -7/5/03 Three British "lad" magazines have been banned by Wal-mart, America's biggest discount superstore chain following pressure from Christian groups. Wal-mart, which sold goods worth 4bn (£151bn) last year,...
  • May 7, 2003

    Scottish man tries to escape execution

    -7/5/03

    A Scottish man who has attracted support from George Carey, the former Archbishop of Canterbury, the Pope, and Br

    Scottish man tries to escape execution -7/5/03 A Scottish man who has attracted support from George Carey, the former Archbishop of Canterbury, the Pope, and British and European parliamentarians will make a final attempt in court today to prove his...
  • May 6, 2003

    Burmese political prisoner released after hunger strike

    -6/5/03

    A prominent Christian political prisoner has been released from prison in Burma after staging a

    Burmese political prisoner released after hunger strike -6/5/03 A prominent Christian political prisoner has been released from prison in Burma after staging a hunger strike to draw international attention to inhumane prison conditions and the...
  • May 6, 2003

    Subversive St Alban preferred to warring St George

    -6/5/03

    The military figure of St George should be ousted as England's patron saint and replaced by the mor

    Subversive St Alban preferred to warring St George -6/5/03 The military figure of St George should be ousted as England's patron saint and replaced by the more subversive character St Alban, a poll suggested yesterday. The mythical slayer of...
  • May 4, 2003

    Dot com entrepreneur helps clear death row inmate

    -4/5/03

    A mentally-ill young black man on Death Row is set to become the only the second American juvenile of

    Dot com entrepreneur helps clear death row inmate -4/5/03 A mentally-ill young black man on Death Row is set to become the only the second American juvenile offender ever to be exonerated - and he will owe his life in part to the intervention of an...
  • May 4, 2003

    Evangelicals urged to oppose Middle East peace plan

    -4/5/03

    Israel's Minister of Tourism, will travel to Washington this week to meet with a number of high-lev

    Evangelicals urged to oppose Middle East peace plan -4/5/03 Israel's Minister of Tourism, will travel to Washington this week to meet with a number of high-level Senators and Congressman, as well as Evangelical Christian leaders, to rally opposition...
  • May 4, 2003

    Pope canonises new saints for work with poor

    -4/5/03

    A massive crowd in the shape of a cross gathered around Pope John Paul II today as he proclaimed five new S

    Pope canonises new saints for work with poor -4/5/03 A massive crowd in the shape of a cross gathered around Pope John Paul II today as he proclaimed five new Spanish saints for their work with the poor, and brought a message of peace. An estimated...