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Simon Reeve is the ideal person to explore contemporary pilgrimage

His new BBC series resists the contemporary habit of dismissing everything religious as either valueless or meaningless

Canon John Redford was a great theologian who passionately defended Catholic doctrine

Remembering the gracious priest who worked at the Maryvale Institute for many years

The history of the Ottomans highlights the tension in Islam between religious and secular law

BBC series explores how the Suleiman the Magnificent submitted Sharia law to his own will

The Wars of the Roses must not be rebranded as the Cousins’ War

Philippa Gregory and other writers claim the Cousins’ War is an authentic term, but its origins are vague

Can the BBC handle the awkward truth about the Ottoman Empire?

Mustafa Kemal Atatürk was right to make a sharp break with Turkey’s imperial past

How are children affected by divorce? The BBC screens a surprisingly heartfelt appraisal

I watched Mum and Dad are Splitting Up with some trepidation, but it proved to be a candid and emotional documentary

Whistleblowing in England is now honoured. So it should be in the US: Bradley Manning and Edward Snowden are not traitors, but patriotic Americans

Both have practised civil disobedience in the national interest: but that is in the highest traditions of their national culture

Morning Catholic must-reads: 29/07/13

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

Even at the time, I supported Mary Whitehouse: now, even on the Left, she has been vindicated. She was right, because she was motivated by her faith

She wasn’t afraid of being laughed at by the fashionable intelligentsia. Her passion for decency and her hatred of ‘filth’ were inspired by her love of God

Morning Catholic must-reads: 18/07/13

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