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February 9, 2012

[Ecumenical News International] British Anglicans have called upon the United Kingdom government to support those in Nigeria seeking to protect religious minorities of all faiths and enable them to practice their religion without fear....

July 20, 2011

"We cannot wait for politicians to sort things out, we have got to make a difference ourselves," the Archbishop of Canterbury, Rowan Williams, told reporters at the conclusion of a two-day conference at Lambeth Palace on "Christians in the...

August 15, 2010

Support for United Nations talks on biodiversity will be marked in Britain by the biggest nationwide peal of bells since celebrations to mark the eve of the third millennium, organizers say. "Ringing the church bells is a great way for...

February 11, 2010

Indian Christian activists have welcomed a decision by the Church of England to sell its shares in Vedanta Resources, whose planned bauxite mine in north-east India has taken flak from local residents and conservationists. "We are...

November 4, 2009

The Church of England is assessing the ethical implications of a multi-million dollar investment in a company whose planned bauxite mine in Orissa, north east India, is opposed by conservationists. The conservationists claim that the 2....

August 6, 2009

Pakistan churches have announced a day of protest August 11 against the recent killing of Christians in central Punjab, and threats against their members in the Muslim-majority nation. "We need to raise our voices now," Victor...

June 7, 2009

Christian leaders in Britain have deplored gains made by the extreme right-wing British National Party in elections to the European Union parliament. The party, which campaigned for the "voluntary" repatriation of non-white immigrants,...

April 2, 2009

The decision by the Church of England's bishop of Rochester, Michael Nazir-Ali, to step down 10 years before he could have retired to begin a career ministering to "persecuted Christians" has stirred vigorous global debate. Karachi-born...

March 11, 2009

Churches in Britain are working with Christians throughout Europe to lobby government ministers who are to meet in Brussels on March 18 to decide on the European Union's position at a United Nations summit on climate change in...

January 13, 2009

Major Christian denominations in Britain have said a month-long poster campaign on buses throughout the country promoting atheism will encourage debate and interest about God. Oxford University evolutionary biologist, Professor Richard...

August 26, 2008

Celebrations marking Britain's best Olympic success in 100 years, with the country's athletes winning 19 gold medals, were marred by the fatal stabbing of an 18-year-old Londoner, adding to a knife-wielding trend that is worrying...

May 20, 2008

Some British religious leaders have criticized a new law that will allow scientists to conduct research on diseases such as Altzheimers and Parkinsons by using hybrid embryos that combine human and animal DNA, after the U.K. parliament...

April 29, 2008

The Rev. Richard Kirker, an Anglican priest who steps down during 2008 after three decades leading Britain's Lesbian and Gay Christian Movement (LGCM), believes that if the worldwide Anglican Communion separates over homosexuality, the...

April 3, 2008

Welsh Anglican clergy have narrowly voted against a measure, supported unanimously by their bishops, to allow women to be appointed to the episcopate. At a meeting of the Church in Wales synod in Lampeter on April 2, the bill to provide...

February 3, 2008

Pakistan-born Anglican Bishop Michael Nazir-Ali is receiving special police protection after writing an article in Britain's Sunday Telegraph newspaper during January in which he asserted that parts of Britain had become "no-go" areas for...

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