Christopher Hitchens

Stories by Christopher Hitchens

Debating Tony Blair on faith

Last week, atheist author Christopher Hitchens debated the merits of religion with former British prime minister Tony Blair, who converted … Continued

Investigate the pope

By Christopher Hitchensauthor, commentator This has now ceased to be a matter of opinion or speculation and become a question … Continued

The great Catholic cover-up

By Christopher HitchensSlate contributor (Republished with the permission of Slate and the author.) On March 10, the chief exorcist of … Continued

What I’d Ask the Pope

If Ratzinger is not asked at every stop he makes, and in level yet firm tones, why he and the … Continued

The Subtle, Lethal Poison of Religion

On Sunday the New York Times reported on the recrudescence of “faith-based” teaching in Russian public schools: A teacher named … Continued

Astrology Not the Only Cosmic Hoax

In return for the hospitality of this week, may I be churlish and mention something that has been irritating … Continued