It's a shameful fact that Muslims are not only the victims of racial and religious prejudice but purveyors of it, too.
On the occasion of his enthronement as Archbishop of Canterbury.
Young women from BME backgrounds are discovering that there's more to hiking than the white middle class stereotype.
After promising beginnings with the Vatican II council, the Catholic Church lost its way under the reactionary leadership of John Paul II and Benedict XVI, says John Cornwell. Can it now change course?
"To judge by the tide of uncritical sentimentality which swept over the British press ... you might have thought that the Reformation had never taken place".
The UK's most senior Roman Catholic priest has stepped down with immediate effect.
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The two Ronnies.
The advice, given to MPs today, also refutes suggestions that unwilling clergy might be forced by human rights law to marry same-sex couples.
The road to ruin.
History may well be kinder to Joseph Ratzinger than his contemporary critics.
Benedict XVI to step down on 28 February, citing "health reasons".
It might not look the same as in the US, but the UK still has a strong historic link between religious and moral conservatism and Conservative politics, Nelson Jones argues.
I spent Christmas in my ancestral village in the Italian Alps for the first time in many years. I went to school more than 60 years ago with the electrician, the plumber, the carpenter and the mayor and they all treat me as though I have never been away.
But even a defeat can be said to advance campaign groups' narrative that Christians are being "marginalised" by militant secularism.
He smokes roll-ups, his ring tone is Abba, and he is passionately in favour of gay marriage; what’s "Father Ray" doing in a church which won't recognise his relationship?
From the challenges facing the new Archbishop of Canterbury to the reaction to the "Innocence of Muslims", it's been a busy year in discussions of religion.
The Prime Minister sends out an unusually religious Christmas message.
Scrooge doesn’t find religion. He finds Christmas. And why should the qualities of generosity and thoughtfulness be the preserve of the God-fearing, says Natalie Haynes.
Pope Paul VI, who banned Catholics from using contraception, is the latest pontiff to be put forward for sainthood.
The new president of the British Humanist Association explains his views on the "broad church".
Spending time in the US has only made Ricky Gervais a more outspoken atheist. He tells Robin Ince why that’s important.
Representatives of three faiths - Mohammed Ansar, Rabbi Laura Janner Klausner and Giles Fraser - discuss the idea of “non-overlapping magisteria” – that science and religion ask different questions and can coexist peacefully
Mehdi Hasan v Richard Dawkins.
While politicians shy away from watering down official discrimination, the situation isn't going to improve.
The idea that there should be a special place within our constitution for one particular religious outlook is increasingly anachronistic.
The Church of England has worldly money, power and influence, so it needs to confront worldly issues like equality.
It is unrealistic to expect the Church of England to keep up to date with fluctuations in social and cultural mores. That is neither its ambition nor its purpose. As a religious institution it is rightly concerned with immutable moral and spiritual values.
Rowan Williams on the Church of England's vote against women bishops.
After being accused of running an "old Etonian" elite, the appointment of an Eton-educated Archbishop is awkward for Cameron.