GOD’S OWN PARTYAsRomney,Santorum and Gingrich vie to be the Republican’s presidential candidate, Michael Sean Winters analyses the role of faith in their bid for the political prize In the dock again The Catholic Church in England and Wales is under attack over child sex abuse. Has it not learned lessons from the past? asks Elena Curti
Nothing comes from nothing Or maybe something does. Edwin Cartlidge talks to scientists and theologians about new thinking on the origins of the universe
PLUS DAVID BLAIR ON NIGERIA IN TURMOIL • WILL SCOTLAND GO IT ALONE?