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Pope Francis prays before the Turin Shroud yesterday (AP Photo/Luca Bruno)

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Employees arriving at Broadcasting House, London (PA)

The BBC’s decision to scrap the job of Head of Religion and Ethics is part of a worrying trend

A Lego statue of Jesus at a church at Vasteras, Sweden (AP)

Faced with the drama of sin and death, the ‘Church of Nice’ simply doesn’t cut it

David Cameron has called on Google tp do more to rid the internet of child pornography, Martin Keene/PA Wire

It’s hard to argue some moral points without a thelogical explanation

Dawkins: not as much of an expert on Charles Darwin as he thinks

There is, Darwin said, an ‘impossibility of conceiving this immense and wonderful universe … as the result of blind chance or necessity…. I deserve to be called a Theist’

Apocalypto: terrifying, beautiful and macabre

Giles Fraser is wrong to say the film supports the Protestant heresy that sin must be paid for with pain