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Boko Haram terror designation welcomed

CHURCH groups and campaigners welcomed the United States's decision last week to designate the Islamist group Boko Haram as a "foreign terrorist organisation and specially designated global terrorist" group. The White House Adviser for Homeland Security and Counterterrorism, Lisa Monaco, said that by cutting off terrorist organisations from US financial institutions, and enabling banks to freeze assets held in the US, "these designations demonstrate our strong support for Nigeria's fight ...

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Called on to build a new kind of bridge

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Dissing the D-word

Angela Tilby: Discipleship as a convenient term to ramp up the commitment of the laity sounds alien to Anglican instincts, and it is. I hope Synod members are gearing up for creative revolt  Read More

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