Yet more legislation against veiled women can only further divide an already divided nation.
From Donald Trump's comments to my own (truncated) interview with Richard Dawkins, this year I saw just how acceptable the casual denigration of Muslims has become.
Our images of Jesus say more about us as a society than about his historical appearance.
We must start addressing the real issue that has long been glaring at us: attitudes towards women.
Paul and Augustine are blamed for any number of historical outrages. But on questions like slavery and empire, they were more progressive than many credit.
Doubtless Welby’s supporters will find such a description rude to the point of impiousness – but for those of us who live in an uncloistered world, the most significant indicators of his true nature lie first in his appearance.
Something beneath the surface is shifting in the Catholic Church regarding its attitude to gay people, as its Synod on the Family gets underway.
The state has retreated - leaving religious groups to take the strain. That has to change.
LGBT rights should be our Cool Pope's next frontier.
Why Pope Francis has used the subject of climate change on his visit to the US to reach out.
This weekend, revellers will pay £43 to throw coloured powder paint around, but with little understanding of Holi’s religious or social dimensions.
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