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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

Why defeating Islamic State might mean re-reading The Lord of the Rings

Uncomfortable questions in the Muslim world have exposed an existential crisis, argues Akil N Awan.

Filed in: Islam Middle East Saudi Arabia Syria

Catholic nun barred, a step backward for women’s freedom

It’s an almost funny story, if it didn’t have a twist in the tale, writes Mari Marcel Thekaekara.

Filed in: India Medicine Religion Women

Prevent or pursuit? The government’s new deradicalization strategy

Michaela Whitton analyses the implications of an aggressive anti-terrorism programme.

Filed in: Islam Terrorism United Kingdom

Worshippers of the Almighty Invisible Hand

Robert W Parenteau’s satirical look at true believers in the ‘free market’.

Filed in: Economics Fundamentalism

The anti-gay gospel

How foreign funds amplify hate in Uganda, by Patience Akumu.

Filed in: Gay Rights Religion Uganda

The miseducation of Jonny Scaramanga

His escape from fundamentalist schooling.

Filed in: Christianity Education Religion

Captive to their own myths

The upsurge of Hindu nationalism in India, by Urvashi Butalia.

Filed in: India Politics Religion

Take your pick

Ziauddin Sardar on the various fundamentalisms on offer in Pakistan.

Filed in: Pakistan Politics Religion

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