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The teachings of Jesus have given us a unique perspective on morality

Concepts of peace, humility and exalted love sprung from the Christian tradition

'The poll reminds us of the necessity of the role of reason in theology' (AP)

A new poll suggests up to a third of France’s Muslims reject the legitimacy of the country’s secular law

The funeral of Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia in Washington DC earlier this year (CNS)

The ‘funeral without the funeral’ could refocus our attention on the Eucharistic sacrifice. It’s a lot cheaper, too

A detainee at Guantanamo Bay (AP)

Former detainees are taking up arms against America. The US’s strategy appears to have misfired

Ukraine's then-President Viktor Yushchenko, right, and Russian Orthodox Patriarch Kirill in 2009 (PA)

Ukraine’s Orthodox Church could split the two great Patriarchates of Moscow and Constantinople. Unless they turn to Rome

Sheikh Abdul Aziz al-Sheikh, the Saudi grand mufti, comments have angered some Shia Muslims (AP)

The Sunni-Shia conflict forces Governments to make tricky diplomatic choices. Iran seems a better prospect

A woman kisses a candle at a church in Istanbul (AP Photo/Emrah Gurel)

The conspiracy theory that the Patriarch of the Phanar was behind a recent coup attempt is dangerous for Christians

Dr David Jenkins, the former Bishop of Durham, died on Sunday (PA)

The former Bishop of Durham got people talking about religion but was wrong in his approach to dogmatic theology

Pamela Anderson (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP)

If more religious leaders and entertainment stars spoke out on the subject the government might be pushed to take action

A Muslim man walks past St Therese Church in Saint-Etienne-du-Rouvray, France, July 27, a day after French priest Father Jacques Hamel was killed (CNS photo/Pascal Rossignol, Reuters)

In countries where priests face the constant risk of violent crime, they still go out, they still take risks. As in Kenya and elsewhere, so in Britain