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UPI Almanac for Saturday, Aug. 24, 2013.
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UPI Almanac for Friday, Aug. 24, 2012.
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Bishop of Salisbury supports gay marriage

Bishop of Salisbury supports gay marriage

LONDON, April 21 (UPI) -- The bishop of Salisbury Saturday called on the Church of England to recognize same-sex marriage.

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Sunday, Aug. 24, 2008.
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The almanac

UPI Almanac for Friday, Aug. 24, 2007.
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Protester disrupts anti-slavery service

LONDON, March 27 (UPI) -- A protester was thrown out of Westminster Abbey in London after he told Queen Elizabeth II Tuesday that she should be ashamed of slavery.

Anglican leaders mark end of slavery

LONDON, March 24 (UPI) -- The two leaders of the Anglican Church led a "Walk of Witness" through London to mark the 200th anniversary of Britain's abolition of slavery.

Report says slavery still exists in U.K.

LONDON, Feb. 26 (UPI) -- A direct descendent of the man who led the effort to abolish slavery in Britain says his ancestor would be appalled by a new report showing it still exists.

The Almanac

Today is Thursday, Aug. 24, the 236th day of 2006 with 129 to follow.
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The Almanac

Today is Wednesday, Aug. 24, the 236th day of 2005 with 129 to follow.
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Michael Apted to direct Wilberforce movie

LOS ANGELES, April 5 (UPI) -- Michael Apted will direct the upcoming political thriller "Amazing Grace" for Walden Media, the Hollywood Reporter said Tuesday.

The Almanac

Today is Tuesday, Aug. 24, the 237th day of 2004 with 129 to follow.
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The Almanac

Today is Sunday, Aug. 24, the 236th day of 2003 with 129 to follow.
By United Press International

The Almanac

Today is Saturday, Aug. 24, the 236th day of 2002 with 129 to follow.
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