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David Cameron, speaking at a church in Glasgow, has alienated many Christians (PA)

It’s a confusing time for many Christians as they consider where to put their cross on the ballot paper on May 7

Ukip leader Nigel Farage

Will Ukip get a foot in the door?

Nigel Farage’s ‘insurgent’ party is gaining a following among the faithful – much to the consternation of the bishops of England and Wales

UKIP Leader Nigel Farage and supporters celebrate winning the Rochester and Strood by-election (PA)

I understand Nigel Farage’s appeal, but purple and yellow will never be my colours

Margot Parker: ‘Churches have grown because they are full of Catholic immigrants. I don’t have a problem with this. It’s terrific for the Church’

MEP Margot Parker says her party has a strong Catholic contingent that wants to build bridges with the Church

Alex Salmond and Alistair Debate shake hands after their televised debate last month (PA)

Why has it proven so hard for the Better Together campaign to galvinise enthusiastic support for our union?

Ed Miliband and Hastings parliamentry candidate Sarah Owen claim victory in yesterday's elections (Photo: PA)

We seem to be moving away from mass movements towards a more atomised society. What can we do about it?

After a stint in the music business and success as a writer of chick-lit Louise Mensch stood for Parliament in May 2010

The improbable MP Louise Mensch tells Catherine Lafferty why she is taking a pragmatic approach to reforming our abortion laws

Nadine Dorries's amendment had only lukewarm support from the pro-life movement (PA photo)

Amendment that would prevent abortion providers offering counselling is defeated by a majority of 250

Michael Gove's EBacc initiative has been widely criticised (PA photo)

Report by MPs points to damaging effect that EBacc will have on religious education

Dr Robert Runcie, Archbishop of Canterbury, talks to Margaret Thatcher in 1983 (PA photo)

The archbishop’s arguments were derived from Left-wing politics, not the Christian religion