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23rd November

November 23rd, 2012 - Posted & Written by Sam Hailes

Tony Campolo Talks Religion & Politics
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Following on from our conversation about Red Letter Christians, I wanted to delve deeper into Tony Campolo’s life and theology. A quick Google search had turned up more than a few websites accusing the professor of heresy.
4th October

October 4th, 2012 - Posted & Written by Sam Hailes

Scottish missionary honoured by Pakistan
A Church of Scotland missionary has received a special award – in her adopted country of Pakistan.
5th September

September 5th, 2012 - Posted & Written by Simon Cross

Brethren Church denied Charitable status
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A Brethren church has been denied charitable status, in a move which some claim could lead other Christian groups into difficulties.
4th September

September 4th, 2012 - Posted & Written by Simon Cross

Transforming the world through politics
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They say there are only two topics that should be avoided in polite conversation: Religion and politics. But Christians wanting to make a difference in their communities and in the nation see politics as the route to achieve that. 
23rd April

April 23rd, 2012 - Posted & Written by Sam Hailes

Rosaries for Cuba to mark papal visit
A Catholic charity has distributed 250,000 rosaries to the people of Cuba to mark the first papal visit to the country in 14 years, and Pope Benedict’s first trip there. 
27th March

March 27th, 2012 - Posted & Written by Riyaza Rodriguez

Week of events to celebrate life of Romero
A week of events have been organised across the UK to celebrate the life of the Archbishop Oscar Romero, the widely repsected and much loved Salvadorean Archbishop, murdered in 1980.
14th March

March 14th, 2012 - Posted & Written by Simon Cross

How Do You Kill 11 Million People? - Review
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Let’s face it – the latest book by Andy Andrews may be small, but it has a big title.  Andy answers the title question itself in less than 50 pages and the remainder of the book includes a conversation with the author, a reader’s guide, resources, notes and bibliography sec...
12th March

March 12th, 2012 - Posted & Written by Jo Pountney

Church backs 'living wage' campaign
The Church of Scotland is calling on MSPs to back a campaign calling for the introduction of a living wage for all workers.
1st March

March 1st, 2012 - Posted & Written by Simon Cross

Christian Aid back call to end Tax haven
A call from the Confederation of British Industry (CBI) to end the siphoning of the profits of big business away from the poor and into off shore tax havens – has been welcomed by Christian Aid.
27th February

February 27th, 2012 - Posted & Written by Simon Cross

Church of Scotland lobbies Hague over Malawian poor
The Church of Scotland is lobbying the government, after fears were raised that government aid cuts could leave Malawians without access to basic services.
26th February

February 26th, 2012 - Posted & Written by Simon Cross

Vince Cable to speak at Church debate
The Secretary of State for business, innovation and skills, Dr Vince Cable MP will address a debate on responsible capitalism at Oasis Church Waterloo tonight.
22nd February

February 22nd, 2012 - Posted & Written by Simon Cross

Pastor's execution imminent - Fears
Concern is growing over the fate of an Iranian Christian pastor threatened with execution for his faith by authorities in Tehran.
22nd February

February 22nd, 2012 - Posted & Written by Simon Cross

Archbishop calls for urgent peace talks in Syria
20th February

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Vicar of Baghdad: 'We Have Been Left and We Have Nothing!'
Following the withdrawal of US forces from Iraq, the Christian minority faces continued sectarian violence, political mayhem, unemployment, lack of security, failing health care and the inability to buy food.
17th February

February 17th, 2012 - Posted & Written by Simon Cross

Row After Cardinal Is Left Out Of Delegation
A row has broken out after the most senior Catholic clergyman in Scotland was left out of an official delegation to the Vatican this week.
16th February

February 16th, 2012 - Posted & Written by Simon Cross

Ian Paisley - Congregation Turns To Prayer
The veteran church leader, and firebrand politician Reverend Ian Paisley remains in a ‘very serious’ condition in hospital, after having suffered what is thought to have been a heart attack.
14th February

February 14th, 2012 - Posted & Written by Simon Cross

British Aid Vital For India
Christian Aid has warmly welcomed the government’s ongoing commitment to providing aid to India, despite calls for it to stop, after an Indian government minister described it as ‘peanuts’.
9th February

February 9th, 2012 - Posted & Written by Simon Cross

Westminster Faith Debates Begin
The first Westminster Faith Debates get underway today, with discussion of religious faith in a culturally diverse society.
8th February

February 8th, 2012 - Posted & Written by Simon Cross

Pope May Visit Ireland In 2012
The arrival of a new papal Nuncio in Ireland appears to be paying dividends already, with talk of a papal visit, and the Irish embassy in the Vatican being reopened.
6th February

February 6th, 2012 - Posted & Written by Simon Cross

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