ISIS

so-called islamic state

If it’s the “so-called Islamic State”, why is Mohammed not the “so-called Prophet”?

The BBC and Channel 4 News appear to have a policy of referring to the ISIS/ISIL/Daesh as the "so-called Islamic State". Senior BBC News Producer David Waddell has explained why (he might even have coined the phrase), which he summarised…

On the Feast of Stephen

The funeral of St Stephen, by Filippo Lippi (1460). St Stephen – 'a man full of faith and of the Holy Ghost' (Acts 6:5) – was chosen to be a…