The story of Theodore McCarrick, former cardinal and sex abuser, is at the centre of a struggle between supporters and opponents of Pope Francis and Donald Trump, which is unlikely to be resolved by the inquiry.
Andrew Brown asks how France can address the recent savage Jihadi violence, and hears experts suggest that the secular state makes a free discussion of the problems of religious extremism impossible for policy makers.
It is absolutely certain that QAnon will continue to flourish whatever the outcome of the election, even if it makes no political sense: it functions according to the logics of religious belief
Professor Frank Bremer has spent his life researching the Puritans who settled in the new world. On the 400th anniversary of the Mayflower’s voyage, he reviews their attempts to create an exemplary society.
Rev Steve Chalke, says government needs to act now to provide a Covid-secure, failsafe timetable and plan for next year’s exams, as the knock on effect of school closures reverberates.
The Church of England has admitted that there are about 30 separate safeguarding inquiries under way into senior clergy including the Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby.