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Simon Reeve

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

Canon John Redford

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

Rageh Omaar host the BBC series, The Ottomans: Europe's Muslim Emperors (PA)

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

Philippa Gregory (PA)

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

People walk through the Sultan Ahmed Square in Istanbul (PA)

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

Mum and Dad are Splitting Up explored the impact caused by married couple's separating  (PA)

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

Bradley Manning faces 'a grotesquely long prison sentence' (AP)

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

Pilgrims walk along Copacabana Beach on the last day of World Youth Day (AP)

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Mary Whitehouse leaves the Old Bailey in London in 1982 (PA)

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

Workers make last-minute preparations at the World Youth Day vigil venue (AP)

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