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A scene from the Protest the Pope march last September (PA photo)

The papal visit gave a boost to Humanism

Catholics were thrilled by Pope Benedict XVI’s trip to Britain. A leading Humanist journalist tells Ed West that secularists were too

Shahbaz Bhatti pictured in Washington DC in 2009 (Photo: CNS)

Shahbaz Bhatti, the first Christian to hold a cabinet post in Pakistan, vows to continue opposing blasphemy law despite threats

Mama Maggie, pictured in ‘Garbage City’ in Cairo: ‘I am very inspired by Mother Teresa, but I am not worthy to wash her feet’

‘Every needy child is your child’

Ed West meets the woman known as ‘the Mother Teresa of Cairo’ for her work with the city’s ‘garbage people’

Nadine Dorries appears on the BBC Two programme Daily Politics

‘The churches have been pathetic’

Tory MP Nadine Dorries tells Ed West that she felt badly let down by Christians in her fight to reform abortion law

Phillip Blond: ‘In my 20s I understood that Christianity is essentially a theology of relationships, a theology of mediation’

Ed West meets Phillip Blond, the admirer of Chesterton who has been described as the Prime Minister’s ‘philosopher king’

Jesuit Brother Guy Consolmagno with Pope Benedict XVI at the Vatican observatory (Photo: CNS)

Dr Consolmagno says the stars may be full of intelligent creatures with souls

Pope Benedict is met by the Duke of Edinburgh (Andrew Milligan/ PA Wire)

Benedict XVI addressed the abuse crisis on the papal plane

Peter Seewald's interviews with Pope Benedict XVI for his book Salt of the Earth were also put on CD

It will be the first in-depth interview of the Pope since his election in 2005

Police Ombudsman Al Hutchinson holds his report into the 1972 Claudy bombings (Photo: AP)

Cardinal Brady denies that the Church conspired with the Government to relocate a priest suspected of atrocity

‘Religion and the City go hand in hand’

Kieran Prior, a Goldman Sachs veteran with an astronomical IQ is dedicating himself to charitable work