Freedom of Religion

The Lady of Heaven protest cinema

‘The Lady of Heaven’ is Islam’s ‘Life of Brian’ moment

'The Lady of Heaven' is currently being pulled from cinema chains because it is considered 'blasphemous' by certain Muslims. They have a perfect right to protest, of course: this is a free country. But once again we see the assertion…
Church of the Nativity holy land

Silent Night, Holy Land

As our minds turn once again to the baby that was born in Bethlehem two millennia ago, amidst social unrest, foreign occupation, political turmoil and religious zealotry, we might reflect…
churches closed communal worship banned

Communal worship banned in England

From 5th November, it will be illegal to gather for communal worship in England. The Government has decreed that church buildings may open for private prayer, but not for praying…