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‘If you want to know the truth, read the Qur’an, not The Daily Mail

Comedian Shazia Mirza is fed up at having to apologize for the actions of deranged individuals who claim to share her faith.

Filed in: Islam Religion Society Terrorism

Walking in Bethlehem this Christmas when peace is absent

Giedre Steikunaite watches the city prepare for the most important day on the Christian calendar.

Filed in: Israel Palestine Religion Society

Ending the year on a note of hope

2015 has had its share of bad news. But there is reason for optimism, says Mari Marcel Thekaekara.

Filed in: India Religion Society

David Cohen – an advocate par excellence

Mari Marcel Thekaekara remembers a much-loved friend and mentor who died last week.

Filed in: Activism Human Rights Religion United States

Will Aung San Suu Kyi represent all Burma?

Religious and ethnic minorities expect the new government to restore their rights. Charlotte England wonders if such hopes are misplaced.

Filed in: Burma Democracy Minorities Politics Religion

‘Kill the Beef-eaters!’

A climate of fear is building in India as anti-Muslim sentiment leads to murder. Mari Marcel Thekaekara reports.

Filed in: India Religion

A Pope in Washington

Mark Engler hopes that the pontiff will use his US visit to promote a message of social justice.

Filed in: Religion United States

Mumbai defendants’ trial by media

Dilnaz Boga reflects on why the guilty verdict against the 12 accused is itself suspect.

Filed in: India Religion

The right not to sing the national anthem

The integrity of individuals should not be questioned if they do not sing the national anthem, argues Chris Brazier.

Filed in: Democracy Politics Religion United Kingdom

Why should we be grateful for the Pope’s small mercy?

Kate Smurthwaite is underwhelmed by the one-off opportunity for women to be forgiven their abortions. 

Filed in: Religion Women

Where climate change and the church come together

Faith, justice and the arts collide at the annual Greenbelt festival, as Joe Ware discovers.

Filed in: Activism Climate Change Religion

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