Eid al-Adha

Eid al-Adha Q&A: why do Muslims celebrate the Greater Eid?

Briefing Wed 16 Oct, AT 11:50

Muslims begin festival that marks the end of Hajj and a man's willingness to sacrifice his son to God

Archbishop's new sympathy for gay people 'a bit rich'

First Reaction Thu 29 Aug, AT 15:05

Justin Welby tells Christians to 'repent' over the way gay and lesbian people have been treated

Rowan Williams

Rowan Williams: 'Grow up, UK Christians are not persecuted'

One-Minute Read Thu 15 Aug, AT 15:53

Being made fun of is not the same as systematic brutality, says former Archbishop of Canterbury

Dawkins causes uproar with Muslims v Trinity College tweet

Talking Point Fri 9 Aug, AT 13:36

Atheist provokes outrage by pointing out that Cambridge college has more Nobel prizes than Islam

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 Thu 8 Aug, AT 12:40

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

Fancy time off purgatory? Follow the Pope on Twitter

One-Minute Read Wed 17 Jul, AT 14:30

Vatican offers 'indulgences' to those who follow Francis on social media during Catholic events

What is Ramadan? Six questions about Muslim fasting month

Briefing Tue 9 Jul, AT 12:41

Millions of Muslims begin 30-day daytime fast today and more UK employers are giving workers flexi-time to help

Pope John Paul II

Pope Francis clears way for Pope John Paul II sainthood

One-Minute Read Fri 5 Jul, AT 14:31

New pope flexes muscles by allowing canonisation of former pontiffs, without 'two miracle' confirmation

New generation of extremists preaching at British universities

One-Minute Read Mon 13 May, AT 08:59

Experts warn Islamist leaders on campus could cause students and graduates to 'embrace terror'

Two pope trouble: Benedict heads back to the Vatican

One-Minute Read Thu 2 May, AT 14:45

Fears former pope's move back into Vatican could make him 'lightning rod' for Pope Francis' critics

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