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Germany’s Catholic bishops have frequently condemned their country’s arms industry

No one minds Boris Johnson accusing the Iranians of stirring up war; what upsets Downing Street is the thought of criticism directed at our allies, the Saudis

The Sunni-Shia conflict forces Governments to make tricky diplomatic choices. Iran seems a better prospect

The relationship between Church and State in Russia is far too close

There are profoundly differing visions of God in the world, and these dictate the sort of societies that we have built for ourselves

National Geographic issue not allowed for ‘cultural reasons’

Unless Western powers show they care about human rights they will be exposed as hypocrites

In many parts of the world, slavery is still common

Saudi Arabia’s crackdown on St Valentine’s Day might be ridiculous but it is also understandable