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# Christianity

Last year
Poll: Are you giving anything up for Lent?
All time
Christmas explained: How and why did the festival begin and when did it become so secular?
'I have heard voices of sorrow and loss': Pope Francis leaves Iraq after historic trip
'We didn't want to shout it from the rooftops' - Folau's unveiling at French club reportedly cancelled
Fr Richard Gibbons: 'When was the last time you did something truly selfless for someone else, even if they didn’t deserve it?'
Fr Richard Gibbons
Calls for churches to turn 'blood red' to highlight Christian bloodshed and persecution
Church urges followers to drop the Mormon name
Tributes paid to influential US preacher Billy Graham who has died at age 99
Leader of Liberal Democrats won't say if he thinks being gay is a sin
Tomb of Jesus Christ completes €3.7 million renovation
16 things that would happen if the Nativity was set in modern-day Dublin
Vatican tells Catholics not to scatter ashes of the dead
Jewish extremists vandalise church where Virgin Mary is said to have died
This guy is trolling Christmas itself with his controversial zombie nativity scene
Seven charged with murdering teenager in secretive church "confession" beating
WATCH: Obama sings 'Amazing Grace' at funeral for Charleston church leader
We asked these people what they want from a revamped Angelus
Christians are leaving the faith in droves and the trend isn't slowing down
Parents sue over school yoga classes that 'promoted Hinduism over Christianity'
Poll: Should companies be allowed to refuse service on religious grounds?
Christian woman sentenced to death in Sudan arrives safely in the US
US Supreme Court divided but the right to pray at Government meetings stays
"Others cannot dictate to us": Uganda signs controversial anti-gay bill into law
Column: What was the Christmas Star?
Conor Farrell
Video blog: A brief history – Christmas, cheer, and commercialisation
Katie Varvos
4 Irish sites to visit to get close to St Patrick mythology
Google launches Dead Sea Scrolls online library
Christians most populous of world's religions: report
Protests as Egyptian panel adopts draft constitution
Bishop criticises opening of Marie Stopes clinic offering abortion
British Christians take religious dismissal cases to Strasbourg
Eucharistic Congress will offer 'crash course in Christianity'
In full: Pope Benedict's Easter urbi et orbi address
Archbishop says Catholics should not fear 'bringing Jesus's message into the world'
In pictures: Easter ceremonies begin around the world
Column: If you're not religious, why observe a Lenten sacrifice?
Lisa McInerney
Column: Cardinal Rules - What NOT to do on your Lenten fast
(Not) Cardinal Sean Brady
Europe is threatened by 'militant secularism' - British Cabinet minister
'Campaign for Conscience' lodges Supreme Court challenge to same-sex partnerships