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Peter Capaldi as Doctor Who

We don’t mind if the Daleks are Scientologists, but please don’t let the Time Lord turn into a secular bore

The new look Songs of Praise

The show wants to make religion more accessible to a wider audience, but by doing so removes anything challenging from the faith

The traditionally Anglican programme will broadcast from Catholic churches

Songs of Praise to include Masses

TV show to include services from other Christian denominations

A scene from the EXIT ADMD film

A film presented by EXIT highlights the importance of offering solace to those who have lost the will to live

A Iraqi protester carries a cross during a protest against the Islamic State (CNS)

France has offered asylum to the Iraqi Christians forced to flee from Mosul

What might inspire Frank Cottrell Boyce's Doctor Who episode? (Christian Adams)

Frank Cottrell Boyce ‘flabbergasted’ to be asked to write for hit BBC series

Pope Francis embraces Rabbi Abraham Skorka and Omar Abboud (AP)

The trip showed Francis’s remarkable persuasiveness is rooted in a gift for friendship

Chris Woodhead, pictured in 2000 (PA)

But we who believe that life is sacred must never ‘pontificate’ to those who don’t share our convictions

"The Pope's Revolution" aired last night on BBC1

Last night’s documentary prioritised entertainment over information

The Law Society has made proposals which would make it possible for Muslims to commission English solicitors to draw up 'Sharia compliant' wills (PA)

Our democracy is built on the fundamental principle that we are one nation and that there is one law for everyone