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

Eid al-Adha

Eid al-Adha: how Muslims celebrate the Greater Eid

Briefing Fri 3 Oct, AT 15:51

Muslims begin Eid al-Adha, which marks the end of Hajj and a man's willingness to sacrifice his son to God

A Chinese evangelicalist

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

Briefing Thu 21 Aug, AT 15:23

Described as a 'plague on humankind', members of the sect are going on trial for a brutal murder

Thai Muslims release hundred of balloons after a morning prayer marking the start of the Islamic feast of Eid al-fitr

Eid al-Fitr festival marks end of Ramadan for Muslims

Briefing Mon 28 Jul, AT 11:11

A month of fasting comes to an end with prayers, food, gifts – and not a little confusion over dates

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