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The BBC’s groundbreaking series on Muhammad leaves open some startling incoherences

Rageh Omaar at Mecca: he treats his subject fairly

Can contemporary Muslims reconcile history with a model of revelation that claims to be ahistorical?

Morning Catholic must-reads: 21/07/11

Archbishop Diarmuid Martin of Dublin (Niall Carson/PA Wire)

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

Today’s Catholic must-reads: 20/07/11

Archbishop Charles Chaput embraces Cardinal Justin Rigali during yesterday's press conference  (CNS photo/Tim Shaffer, Reuters)

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

Archbishop Chaput, the Pope’s man, has just been promoted to Philadelphia: we could do with a few appointments like that here

The new Archbishop of Philadelphia was a 'highly personal choice' by the Pope  (CNS photo)

That depends on our new nuncio: and fingers crossed, he’s the Pope’s man too

Morning Catholic must-reads: 19/07/11

Archbishop Charles Chaput (CNS photo by Paul Haring)

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

Murdoch is to blame for the News of the World’s moral decline

The News of the World before it lost morality, taste and a sense of propriety (PA photo)

For the Boss, profits mattered to the exclusion of everything else

However undesirable the News of the World may have become, we still owe Murdoch a debt of gratitude for Wapping

Rupert Murdoch holds copies of the Sun and the Times at his new print works in Wapping in 1986 (PA photo)

It’s time to get some sense of balance into this frenzied debate

Morning Catholic must-reads: 18/07/11

The faithful wave as the Pope arrives for the Angelus at Castel Gandolfo yesterday (AP Photo/Riccardo De Luca)

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

CUT says that Catholics should unplug their televisions: but if we do, how shall we know what to fight?

The licence fee funds all of the BBC's output, not just the programmes we choose to watch (Clara Molden/PA Wire)

Culture wars aren’t won by switching off

First a Caravaggio, now a Michelangelo. Has lightning struck the Jesuits twice?

The 'Deposition From the Cross' by Caravaggio (CNS photo/courtesy of the Vatican Museums)

The latest masterpiece, found in Campion Hall, does not look like much to me