Sick of all the guff about the Pope’s 25th jubilee? So is Polly Toynbee.
East European Catholics are fighting to have God included in the new EU constitution, and ahead lies a major row about whether Europe is confined to Christendom – keeping out the Islamic hordes of Turkey. But for many non-religious EU citizens, the difference between the mullahs across the Bosporous and the mullah in the Vatican might be hard to detect. What matters is keeping private Gods out of the public realm.