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Archbishop Welby has also condemned Pakistan's blasphemy laws (CNS)

Archbishop Welby said those killed in Peshawar on Sunday were attacked for their faith

Pope John Paul II kisses the floor of the prison cell of Father Maximilian Kolbe (CNS)

The saint’s relics will be venerated in Notre Dame de France church in Leicester Square

Photo gallery: Pope Francis in Cagliari

Ten superb images from the Pontiff’s recent visit to the Sardinian capital

Civilians escaping the Westgate mall in Nairobi (CNS)

Bishops herald work of those who helped “save the lives of our brothers and sisters in danger”

A Christian woman mourns next to the coffin of her brother who was killed in a suicide attack at All Saints Church in Peshawar, Pakistan (CNS)

More than 80 people die and 150 injured in suicide bombing at Protestant church in Peshawar

Benedict XVI (CNS)

Paedophillia is a ‘nastiness not specific to Catholicism,’ former pontiff writes in letter to Italian philosopher

Pope Francis covered topics including Curial reform and gay marriage in interview

Pope Francis gives exclusive interview to Jesuit priest

A narrow street in Stone Town, Zanzibar (AP)

Father Joseph Mwaganbwa hospitalised with burns to his face, chest, thighs and legs

A police officer at the scene of Monday's shooting at the Washington Navy Yard (CNS)

Archbishop Timothy P Broglio says ‘respect for life must be restored to the fabric of America’

The chamber of the French National Assembly (PA)

French bishops have expressed concern about a new charter for secularism issued by the government