The best and worst of America’s civil religion displayed in the wake of 9/11

The Church of England has plans, and the clergy aren’t happy. David Scullion discusses with Alison Milbank and Marcus Walker

Football may be the new religion, but it faces the same challenges as the old

The dogmatic insistence that unionists are being pushed towards a united Ireland

Christopher Silvester on films of faith and the canonisation of three children’s divine visions

How should the clergy best engage in politics and public disputes?

How the cultural shift and a departure from central purposes risks making the Church unrecognisable to the grassroots members who support it

The Church will soon hit a Hartlepool moment, when people who feel politically unwelcome go elsewhere

According to this book, Islam outside the West preserves much of its traditional character, but Islam within the West is in danger of petrifying, says Paul Goodman

The violence that’s receiving much less media coverage than Gaza