Categories Religion in the world

Religious traditions and our common humanity

It was good that your leader looked at an issue that has been too long ignored (The rise of Christian-nativist populists is a worry for all, 26 December). It needs to be addressed seriously by asking the question that the philosopher Jürgen Habermas has long posed to German society: “What is missing?” That is, what […]

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Thomas Becket murder in 1170 to be marked with year of events

The British Museum has unveiled a year-long programme of events to mark the 850th anniversary of the murder of Thomas Becket. The archbishop of Canterbury was murdered on 29 December 1170 in what the museum described as “one of the most shocking crimes in European history”. The programme for Becket 2020 includes performances, talks, film […]

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Trump fights to keep evangelicals on his side ahead of 2020

The US president going to church on Christmas Eve should not have attracted much attention. But it was the specific church Donald Trump chose to attend on Tuesday that raised eyebrows. Instead of attending his usual service at the liberal church in Palm Beach, Florida, where he married his third wife, Trump instead went to […]

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