Pope Francis says there are more martyrs today than in pre-Constantine days
Topic: religious freedom
The EU has adopted new guidelines on promoting religious freedom
Mr Cameron said that if necessary, he will legislate to make it clear that people can wear religious symbols at work. So: when’s he going to do it?
Three out of four claimants who say their religious rights have been infringed have been rejected by Strasbourg. What about them, Mr Cameron?
Benedict XVI says Christians cannot collude with anything that undermines ‘noble vision of human destiny’
Is the Saudi-backed centre for interreligious dialogue a fig leaf for the west or a genuine step towards tolerance?
The centre, based in Vienna, might actually be illegal in Saudi Arabia itself
Catholics for Romney surely now has lift-off, with the announcement as his vice-presidential candidate of a faithful and pugnaciously pro-life Catholic
Paul Ryan, Romney pointedly announced, is ‘a faithful Catholic’ who ‘believes in the worth and dignity of every human life’
If the judgment is upheld, canon law is to be replaced by employment law
The heart and soul of one particular Radio 4 programme was not on the side of the bishops
A pro-life charity will be forced to close its fertility care services if new medical guidelines are approved
In his address to diplomats Benedict XVI laments violent attacks on Christians as well as efforts to push religion out of the public sphere