The journey to sainthood is a complex process which can take many years
The Church of England has been internally divided over the issue of same-sex relationships for several years
'We have great respect for individual choice,' head of the Norwegian Bishops' Conference says
The poll comes after a row in France over a women who was forced to undress by armed police
The great French scholar of secularism Jean Baubérot said that a secular state does not discriminate against people on the grounds of their religion or non-religious worldview
'The burkini was designed for freedom, flexibility and confidence. It's not harming anything in any way.'
Going to church or temple regularly can leave a greater impression than 'more dramatic public ritual acts [that] involve enduring serious pain'
Two principles of the German consitution clash in the ruling
'It's a scare tactic. It says, If you leave we have all the money power and resources to fight you and ensure your children stay within the community are alienated from you'
Unemployment rates among Muslims are more than double that of any other community in the UK
The UK now carries out more halal slaughter than the rest of Europe. Most of us eat halal meat unwittingly on a daily basis, since it is sold in most major outlets, including big brand-name supermarkets, without being labelled as such
The steady decline of religion in Britain has come to a halt, new figures show.
Pontiff says there are extremists within every religion
Former chair of Cobra intelligence group also says defeating Isis through bombing will reduce its lure for youngsters
The media glosses over the specifics in favour of creating a kind of homogenised bogeyman figure: a religious fundamentalist afflicted by mental illness and immune to rationality
'Before too long I could see remorse in her tone, I think she was shocked at her own reaction,' writes the young woman