History of Shrove Tuesday

Pancake Day 2015: how to make the perfect pancakes

Briefing Tue 17 Feb, AT 16:16

Never mind its origins in self-denial - here's how to make the perfect Pancake Day feast

Peopleduring a vigil at the University of North Carolina following the murders of three Muslim students

Chapel Hill shooting: thousands mourn slain students at funeral

One-Minute Read Fri 13 Feb, AT 10:55

Turkish president criticises Barack Obama for failing to condemn the attack on three young Muslims

Halal butcher scandal: what is halal meat and is it inhumane?

One-Minute Read Tue 3 Feb, AT 09:42

Secret footage shows sheep being 'hacked to death' at halal abattoir

Church of the Almighty God: what is China's 'demon-killing' cult?

Briefing Mon 2 Feb, AT 10:45

China executes father and daughter from banned evangelical cult for brutal McDonald's murder

Going Clear: new documentary angers Church of Scientology

Briefing Tue 27 Jan, AT 14:46

The highly critical film has won over audiences – but what is Scientology and why is it so controversial?

Women 'more likely' to believe in god and an afterlife than men

One-Minute Read Wed 21 Jan, AT 16:01

Study highlights a religious gender divide and reveals that Muslims have the 'strongest' faith in the UK

Father 'legally required' to take his children to church

One-Minute Read Tue 20 Jan, AT 15:44

Divorced dad risks jail sentence if he fails to take his children to Catholic mass at Christmas

First female Bishop in the UK Libby Lane

Church of England names Rev Libby Lane first women bishop

One-Minute Read Wed 17 Dec, AT 10:41

Historic move marks the end of centuries of male leadership in the Church, but opinion remains divided

A poster on a London bus

Atheists in UK face 'systematic discrimination', says report

One-Minute Read Wed 10 Dec, AT 15:16

Meanwhile, political leaders are increasingly using 'hate speech' against the non-religious worldwide

View of the Church of England's General Synod

Women bishops: Church of England to approve law

One-Minute Read Mon 17 Nov, AT 09:54

Historic vote is a positive step towards equality and 'changing the culture of the church', say campaigners

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