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Justin Welby criticises Ugandan church’s backing for anti-gay law
Archbishop of Canterbury expresses dismay over church’s support for Ugandan law enacted last month

Harriet Sherwood

09, Jun, 2023 @7:00 AM

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Pat Robertson obituary
US TV evangelist who sought the Republican presidential nomination and helped make religion central to the party’s politics

Michael Carlson

08, Jun, 2023 @6:58 PM

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Book bans are sweeping US schools. A surprising new victim? The Bible | Arwa Mahdawi
When Utah’s Republican lawmakers decided to clamp down on ‘pornographic or indecent’ texts, they won’t have had the Old Testament in mind, writes Arwa Mahdawi

Arwa Mahdawi

07, Jun, 2023 @6:00 AM

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Australian abuse survivors fight to stop Catholic church’s ‘new type of cruelty’
Survivors are lobbying to change the law to prevent institutions unfairly using legal stays to stop them taking cases to trial

Christopher Knaus

06, Jun, 2023 @12:00 AM

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The church at the end of the world – photo essay
Perched atop a scree hill north of the village, a Russian Orthodox church keeps watch over the Antarctic outpost Villa Las Estrellas. It was built in 2002 from wood shipped from the Siberian city of Altay and its bells were brought from Vladimir, a city east of Moscow

John Bartlett and Sean Smith in Villa Las Estrellas

05, Jun, 2023 @6:00 AM

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Virgin Mary apparitions ‘not always real’, says Pope after statue row
Pontiff appears to reference a woman who drew pilgrims to a statue near Rome she claimed shed tears of blood

Angela Giuffrida in Rome

04, Jun, 2023 @2:26 PM

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Utah school district that banned Bible considers removing Book of Mormon
Davis school district says it will assess text after complaint for ‘pornographic or indecent materials’ under law passed last year

Oliver Milman

03, Jun, 2023 @3:22 PM

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Home Office could forcibly separate non-cohabiting couple before their wedding
Youssef Mikhaiel is at risk of forced removal to Egypt before he marries Sarah Bradley

Diane Taylor

02, Jun, 2023 @1:13 PM

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‘Insidious organization’: a reality TV family and the dangers of fundamentalism
Amazon series Shiny Happy People: Duggar Family Secrets goes beyond the famous family into the fundamentalist ministry they represented

Adrian Horton

01, Jun, 2023 @6:15 PM

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NSW lawyers call for reform of ‘disgraceful’ tactic churches use to block abuse claims
Critics say the seeking of permanent stays in cases where perpetrators have died amount to ‘another layer of abuse’ for survivors and a failure of moral leadership

Christopher Knaus

31, May, 2023 @11:30 PM

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From chapel building to babysitting: how prisoners of war enriched our lives | Letters
Letters: Gordon Williams describes the converted hut painted with wonderful frescoes by Italian prisoners of war in his local area, while Christine Hayes remembers how German prisoners helped out her parents

31, May, 2023 @3:09 PM

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Martin Scorsese to make another movie about Jesus, he announces after meeting Pope
Scorsese, cinema’s most mainstream Catholic director, angered Catholics globally with his 1988 film The Last Temptation of Christ

Catherine Shoard

29, May, 2023 @3:00 PM

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