The Catholic Church is set for a year of dialogue, reflection, and quite possibly, change, after taking an official first step, says Joseph Curran.
Faith and reason
Where there is no humanity, it is rotten religion, writes Ian Harris.
Ideology is not vision, writes Ian Harris.
Politics should help people to contribute as much as possible, writes Richard Dawson.
Ian Harris examines the Sea of Faith Network.
The Hebrew prophet Isaiah envisioned Israel as ''a light to other nations''. But nobody talks way now. Ian Harris writes.
The parallels between our present times and the ''last days'' make sober reading, writes Ivan Grindlay.
Echoes of the message of the Gospel of John still resonate, writes Ian Harris.
Maurice Andrew links World War 1 horses with wolves, lambs, justice to the poor and peace.
Now is a time to resolve to strengthen the defences of peace in the minds of men and women, writes Ian Harris
Lance Bardwell reckons the sky will not fall if Catholic and Protestant clergy take communion together.
What do we mean by ''God'', asks Ian Harris.
Christianity has both the resources to critique hypocrisy and provide the remedy for it, writes Mark Smith.
At the very least, churches must relate to the world as it is, not was, writes Ian Harris.
Is there a place for religion in the science classroom, asks Joseph Ferguson.
Commemorations of war should also remember war's devastation of land, animals and peoples on every side, writes Maurice Andrew.
Ian Harris writes in praise of Sir Lloyd Geering's themes on religion.
Catholics may be short of priests but never of saints. They have more than 10,000 to choose from and 12 days ago they got two more: Popes John XXIII and John Paul II.
Ian Harris believes the brave conscientious objectors, as well as our servicemen and woman, should be honoured.
Let's accept the past 400 years have happened, and interpret core traditions accordingly, writes Ian Harris.