Tags: Church & State
Posted: Thu, 22 Mar 2012 by Terry Sanderson
Terry Sanderson on how the Church of England plays on the shortness of memory to rewrite its often unpleasant history.
Posted: Fri, 24 Feb 2012 by Terry Sanderson
Why is the Coalition Government increasingly embracing the policy of the US Republicans of appropriating religion for political purposes?
Posted: Fri, 17 Feb 2012 by Terry Sanderson
We've been trying for a long time to get a national debate going about the place of religion in British society. It took our court case in Bideford to really ignite it.
Posted: Tue, 14 Feb 2012 by Terry Sanderson
Terry Sanderson warns that Baroness Warsi risks starting a culture war that she cannot win.
Posted: Thu, 09 Feb 2012 by Terry Sanderson
Terry Sanderson on how the Pope is trying to run American politics and bring it in line with his own teachings, regardless of what the people want.
Posted: Tue, 31 Jan 2012 by Terry Sanderson
The Archbishop of York, John Sentamu, has warned the government that if it tries to legalise gay marriage, it will face a huge onslaught from religious bodies.
Posted: Wed, 18 Jan 2012 by Terry Sanderson
Terry Sanderson on how the Church seems to want it both ways. It wants to be exempt from the law on religious grounds, but it also wants to pretend that it is the "nation's church" serving everyone without fear or favour.
Posted: Tue, 03 Jan 2012 by Terry Sanderson
The signs have been there for some considerable time – religion around the world is reviving, and it is not the benign, let's-be-good-to-each-other kind of religion that the propagandists would have us believe.
Posted: Thu, 22 Dec 2011 by Terry Sanderson
David Cameron's now notorious speech to the Church of England, in which he promised to elevate "Christian values" to a special place in society, has been much commented on in the past week.
Posted: Fri, 18 Nov 2011 by Terry Sanderson
Is Tony Blair — the man who converted to Catholicism when he left the office of Prime Minister and went on to establish the Tony Blair Faith Foundation — a secularist?