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GB: Cameron factually wrong and misleading on poverty, say churches

GB: Cameron factually wrong and misleading on poverty, say churches

0 by / on 2014/02/20, 08:27 / in Great Britain

Four major British Churches have criticised David Cameron for neither understanding his Government’s own figures nor recognising the reality of more and more people facing destitution.

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GB: Glasgow church leader welcomes ‘historic’ same-sex marriage vote

GB: Glasgow church leader welcomes ‘historic’ same-sex marriage vote

0 by / on 2014/02/05, 08:35 / in Great Britain

A senior church figure in Scotland has welcomed the passing of the Marriage and Civil Partnership Bill by 105 to 18 votes in Holyrood last night (4 February 2014).

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EUR: Archbishop and Ecumenical Patriarch pursue historic reconciliation

EUR: Archbishop and Ecumenical Patriarch pursue historic reconciliation

0 by / on 2014/01/15, 09:05 / in Europe

The Archbishop of Canterbury affirmed his commitment to the reconciliation of Eastern and Western churches during a meeting with Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew on Monday 13 January 2014.

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World: South Sudan church leaders unanimously oppose violence

World: South Sudan church leaders unanimously oppose violence

0 by / on 2013/12/20, 09:04 / in Europe

Church leaders from various denominations in South Sudan have issued a letter expressing unanimous sadness and condemnation concerning recent violence in the country and are calling on the government to “take control of the situation and protect its citizens.”

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GB: Church of England takes next step to enable women to become bishops

GB: Church of England takes next step to enable women to become bishops

0 by / on 2013/11/21, 15:22 / in Great Britain

The General Synod of the Church of England, its governing body, has approved a package of measures as the next steps to enable women to become bishops.

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World: Christians mobilise globally against corruption

World: Christians mobilise globally against corruption

0 by / on 2013/10/25, 10:59 / in Europe

Hundreds of thousands of Christians around the world took to the streets to pray and ‘shine a light on corruption’ during the recent EXPOSED Week of Action (14-20 October 2013), claim its organisers.

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IRE: Anglican liturgists focus on healing and reconciliation

IRE: Anglican liturgists focus on healing and reconciliation

0 by / on 2013/08/12, 10:07 / in Ireland

Representatives from throughout the Anglican Communion came together recently in Dublin for a meeting of the International Anglican Liturgical Consultation (IALC).

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GB: More action urged on trafficking and forced labour

GB: More action urged on trafficking and forced labour

1 by / on 2013/08/08, 07:27 / in Great Britain

Communities, churches, statutory authorities, survivor groups, police and NGOs need to work together better to tackle modern day slavery in Scotland and across the UK.

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GB: Civic, faith and political leaders welcome Just Festival

GB: Civic, faith and political leaders welcome Just Festival

0 by / on 2013/08/05, 07:32 / in Great Britain

The Scottish Government, the European Parliament, Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu and civic and faith leaders were among those involved in the official opening of the 2013 Just Festival.

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World: UN chief condemns violence in Egypt and calls for respect for human rights

World: UN chief condemns violence in Egypt and calls for respect for human rights

0 by / on 2013/07/29, 07:45 / in Europe

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has strongly condemned the deadly upsurge of violence in Egypt and called on security forces to respect the right to free speech and assembly while urging protesters to demonstrate peacefully.

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