Christians

The Lahore attacks reflected hatred of Christians. Why must we deny it?

2 April 2016 9:00 am

You might expect that the murder of Christians would excite particular horror in countries of Christian heritage. Yet almost the…

Gladstone silences the Irish press for inciting Fenian violence. Cartoon from Punch, 9 April 1890, by John Tenniel

Victorian prime ministers and the press

5 December 2015 9:00 am

Lord Palmerston is remembered today not for his foreign policy nor for his octogenarian philandering, but for his management of…

Barometer: Where could Lewis Hamilton go and not wear a tie?

18 July 2015 9:00 am

Ties that bind Lewis Hamilton was ejected from the royal box at Wimbledon for not wearing a tie. Some places…

Why are we abandoning the Middle East's Christians to Isis?

13 December 2014 9:00 am

She took the call herself the night the Islamic State came into Mosul. ‘Convert or leave or you’ll be killed,’…

The nun who took down an Isis flag – and stands up for east London's Muslims

30 August 2014 9:00 am

Not so long ago disaffected youngsters would take to a life of crime and hard drugs, a trajectory which would…

Why does Britain's fight for religious freedom stop at Dover?

17 May 2014 9:00 am

‘We don’t do God,’ was Alastair Campbell’s put-down when his charge, Tony Blair, was tempted to raise the issue of…

Act now to save the Middle East's Christians

14 December 2013 9:00 am

It is hard to believe that at one time nearly the whole of the Middle East and much of north…

Taki: our leaders are weak and powerless in the face of religious fanatics

14 December 2013 9:00 am

This Christmas our thoughts need to be with our fellow Christians who are being threatened in the Bible lands. No…

Letters: The Syria debate, plus Giles Milton on Andro Linklater

7 September 2013 9:00 am

Syrian matters Sir: Though Syria (Leading article, 31 August) is certainly no laughing matter, the turmoil prevailing over a ‘punitive…

What are we supposed to say when a grooming ring comes to light?

7 September 2013 9:00 am

It is a tragedy that some of us are born in the wrong times. According to that increasingly gobby conduit…