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Last night’s documentary on the birth of Islam illustrates how powerful religion made Arabic culture

A Salafi group has said Muslims should avoid eating tomatoes because of their cross-shaped interior

There are sane and moderate Muslims: but will they ever predominate?

Religious leaders including Lord Sacks address crowds in London (Photo: PA)

Cardinal O’Brien has set up a commission to support marriage; the Chief Rabbi Lord Sacks, meanwhile, says it lifts humanity ‘from biology to poetry’

St Augustine played by Franco Nero in a new film of his life called Restless Heart (Photo: CNS)

His book Confessions is proof that the human heart does not change much over the years

Archbishop-elect Salvatore Cordileone of San Francisco (CNS)

Morning Catholic must-reads: 28/08/12

A daily guide to what’s happening in the Catholic Church

London Olympic Games - Day 13

Sports like wrestling and boxing are training women to be as aggressive as men

Lawyers await a judgment at the International Criminal Court (ICC) in the Hague (Photo: PA)

The existence of the International Criminal Court has probably led to tens of thousands of deaths. As for human rights…

Pope Benedict pictured during yesterday's Angelus at Castel Gandolfo (AP)

Morning Catholic must-reads: 27/08/12

A daily guide to what’s happening in the Catholic Church

Naked Harry pictures published

When the royal family start to behave like ordinary people, they will cease to represent us

The French geneticist’s Cause is needed more than ever