The worldwide scandal of Catholic paedophile priests threatens to become the gravest crisis in the modern history of the Church. As Pope Benedict XVI prepares to visit Britain to beatify Cardinal Newman, we look at the life of this humane Catholic convert
Like most people in modern, secular Britain, Will Self
is not a believer. Yet he still feels awed a
Koestler’s life and death have been the stuff of lurid speculation. But, as a new biography shows, h
There's "probably no God", apparently. I read it on the back of a bus last year, courtesy of an advertisement paid for by the British Humanist Association.
Muslim women are talked about by others in the west as if they are powerless victims, in need of res
The announcement by the President of the Methodist Conference, Rev David Gamble, that he would be pr
A longer version of this week's NS interview with the advisor to Barack Obama.
With plot-lines where planes destroy entire villages and wives bury abusive husbands under patios, soap and realism may seem like odd bedfellows.
“Corny as it may sound, I am proof of the American dream”
Tariq Ramadan argues for a new understanding of what it means to be a “moderate” Muslim.
Don’t know your Sunnis from your Shias? You are not alone, but their conflict will shape the future
The jobless rate for young, unqualified Muslims is approaching 40 per cent.
British Muslims, alienated, frustrated and under siege, need our support.
Predictions of a Muslim takeover of Europe reproduce the worst sorts of orientalist prejudice.
Ed Husain is a former Hizb ut-Tahrir member who has
campaigned against the ideology of Islamism. B
Shia cleric and symbol of the Iranian Revolution.
The Islamist politician and leader of the righteous vanguard.
The schoolteacher and founder of the Muslim Brotherhood.
Pakistan's national poet and the most eloquent proponent of Islamic modernism.
Defender of the faith and key advocate for the Caliphate.
The prime mover in the Islamic renaissance.
Modern Muslim intellectualism in ten simple steps.
Despite the latest wave of suicide attacks in Iraq, millions of Shia Muslim pilgrims continue to flood to the shrine of Hussein in Karbala.
Howard Jacobson defends “Creation”
Ecology is not a religion, warns the Holy See