Eggs decorate a tree in Germany

Why is Easter so late this year, and how is the date decided?

Briefing Fri 11 Apr, AT 14:35

The customs that surround Easter, the reason it is a moveable feast and why it sometimes varies in Eastern and Western churches

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

Census reveals multicultural country: but are we tolerant?

Talking Point Wed 12 Dec, AT 12:33

Commentators point to popularity of Jessica Ennis as indication of successful multi-culturalism

Push for atheist Scout oath is damned by Anglican priest

First Reaction Tue 4 Dec, AT 14:39

Priest says call for a new pledge allowing atheists to join the Scouts is enough to make him eat his woggle

Crispin Black

And behold, Christianity is a lot tougher than it looks

Thu 22 Nov, AT 10:36 Crispin Black

Not everyone is crying about the Synod's No vote on women bishops. Crispin Black, for one

Richard Dawkins

Chief Rabbi slams Dawkins for using 'anti-Semitic stereotype'

One-Minute Read Fri 14 Sep, AT 09:48

Richard Dawkins insists his description of God as a 'bloodthirsty ethnic cleanser' was intended as a joke

Christ-on-cross cartoon provokes Christian outrage

One-Minute Read Thu 23 Aug, AT 12:17

Anger from Germany's faithful after Kassell museum uses 'blasphemous' cartoon in poster

Rowan Williams

Rowan Williams says veil helps Muslim women assert themselves

One-Minute Read Mon 2 Apr, AT 15:50

Archbishop of Canterbury has 'never been much of a feminist', says Janet Street Porter


What we need is a Secretary of State for Imagination

Fri 16 Mar, AT 08:12 Michael Bywater

And if Douglas Adams can't be in charge, then novelist Nick Harkaway might be the man

Sunday papers

I'm so ashamed, says 'teen lover' of MP Eric Joyce

Sunday Papers Sun 11 Mar, AT 11:31

From the Sunday papers: Lampard's uncle is a paedophile and Harry makes a splash in Rio