If the Roman Catholic Rudy Giuliani is the next Republican candidate for US president, as seems likely, says Giles Fraser, it could well mark the beginnings of a historic GOP divorce from the religious right.
An ambitious media look at religious zealots in Christianity, Judaism and Islam is receiving worldwide media coverage, but lukewarm reviews from television critics in the United States. The CNN series began to air on 22 August 2007
Soulforce, a gay action group co-founded by one of Jerry Falwell's ex-workers, has sent condolences to his family and friends upon news of his death. A beacon of the religious right, Falwell implacably opposed homosexuality.