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How should Christians respond to historical and current acts of violence? A Protestant evangelical community gives one example

More than a decade after 9/11 our leaders are still struggling to confront the threat of Islamism

No one is sure why stone eagles adorn the Cathedral. Now they are the focus of a campaign to save the tower

In the last of a four-part look ahead to October’s synod, Fr Alexander Lucie-Smith says the synod can help marriage, but not by relaxing Church rules

The saint travelled with just one spare cheap sari and a bucket in which to wash her clothes

Once these grand, aristocratic families wielded influence in spades; now you’re more likely to see them mucking in at church fetes than bending the ear of the Nuncio

How religious is ISIS?

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If Britain insists on a reductionist approach to religion, we are unlikely to get close to the right answers over Islamism

The Church has in the past five decades stressed the importance of ideas that cluster around the phrase ‘human rights’ – in doing so, it has dug a hole for itself

In the third of a four-part look ahead to October’s synod, Fr Alexander Lucie-Smith says upholding marriage relies on teaching people about its realities

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