Faith

Steve Bannon goes to war with the Pope

December 7, 2018 1:16 pm

He’s setting up Hogwarts for culture warriors in Italy

The US-Rome feud shows no sign of abating

November 21, 2018 12:07 pm

As conservatives, the US bishops’ instinct is to take the Pope’s slights on the chin. But in the last year, they’ve begun pushing back

Does America oppose female genital mutilation – or not?

November 21, 2018 7:41 am

A Detroit judge suggests such barbarism can be accepted

Bishops in Baltimore are privately pessimistic about solving the abuse crisis

November 12, 2018 10:33 am

‘What? This time they’re going to mean it, and I am supposed to act like this is going to change something — for them or me?’

What happened when I wrote about Islam in Britain

November 9, 2018 1:13 pm

Media commentators can refute what I saw, but I’ve spoken with many British Muslims who agree with my portrayals

America’s first quantum president

October 30, 2018 12:40 pm

Is Schrödinger’s Cat in the White House?

Should it be illegal to call Mohammed a paedophile?

October 27, 2018 1:01 pm

The ECHR have decided that truth is not a justification

Pope Francis was wrong to shower praise on Cardinal Wuerl

October 12, 2018 1:17 pm

Many Catholics are disconcerted – to put it mildly – by the Pope’s letter to Wuerl

Welcome to Trump Country: Israel

October 7, 2018 8:42 am

Unlike their liberal cousins in America, Jews in Israel much prefer the Donald to his predecessor

The Catholic right will go to any lengths to discredit the Pope

October 1, 2018 3:52 am

The late Cardinal Cormac Murphy-O’Connor has been smeared

The art of taking offence

September 26, 2018 6:25 am

We have encountered a new kind of predatory censorship

What has Pope Francis covered up?

September 6, 2018 8:52 am

Did the pontiff conceal sexual abuse carried out by the retired archbishop of Washington DC?

Oh God: ‘lesbian-feminism’ is a religion now

September 4, 2018 10:28 am

The Pussy Church of Modern Witchcraft has been given Tax Exempt Status as a ‘place of lesbian faith’

Why I’m a Muslim

August 30, 2018 7:47 am

Cruel and cowardly jihadists try to obscure the beauty of my religion from view

How the media are covering up for Pope Francis

August 29, 2018 2:38 pm

If the head of any other organisation were guilty of such complicity, he or she would not only be forced to resign but could also end up in the dock

If Pope Francis resigns over the sex abuse scandal, the Catholic Church could fall apart

August 28, 2018 5:45 am

We could be heading towards another schism if what Archbishop Viganò alleges about Pope Francis is proven to be true

Pope Francis ‘covered up for sex abuser McCarrick’ and must resign, says senior archbishop

August 26, 2018 10:15 am

Archbishop Carlo Maria Viganò accuses Pope Francis of abdicating Christ's mandate

A thousand victims. Hundreds of priests. How many cardinals knew?

August 15, 2018 1:44 pm

An abuse cover-up in six Pennsylvania dioceses has disgusted Catholics across America.

Could The New York Times’s abortion coverage be any more one-eyed?

August 12, 2018 4:03 pm

Words are wonderful things — it’s sad to see how the Gray Lady twists them.

Abandoning Islam for a life in porn

August 6, 2018 12:25 pm

Yasmeena Ali fled the Taliban as a child — now she’s an adult film star.

Father Morris won’t be the last priest expelled from campus for having the ‘wrong’ beliefs

July 30, 2018 12:17 pm

The chaplain led his parish in a ‘Rosary of reparation for the gross offence to God which is Pride Glasgow’.

If Trump picks Amy Coney Barrett tonight, prepare for all hell to break loose

July 9, 2018 3:22 pm

Feminists will be lining up to prevent the appointment of the Catholic mother of seven.

Has Tibet finally lost out to China?

June 28, 2018 4:29 pm

Religion remains at the heart of Beijing’s determination to subdue and transform Tibet.

I don’t want to keep pushing the Francis-Trump analogy. But the Pope makes it tough to resist the temptation

June 20, 2018 9:08 pm

In an interview with Reuters, the supreme pontiff uses Trumpian rhetoric to criticize the migrant children scandal.

The Global Anglican crack up

June 19, 2018 4:59 pm

The provinces of the Anglican Communion today have little in common beyond a historical connection to the Church of England.