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Pope Francis said that Christians must try to understand difference (CNS photo/Paul Haring)

The Pope has delivered a video message to participants at the “Together for Europe” gathering in Munich

The London cemetery and extension in Longueval, France, where some of the soldier's who fought in the battle of the Somme which started on July 1  1916 are buried (PA)

July 1 marks the 100th anniversary of the first day of the Battle of the Somme, the bloodiest day in the history of the British Army

A general view of York Crown Court (PA)

Trial begins of four men accused of carrying out religiously aggravated assault

A woman in Bayelsa, Nigeria, reads an army poster picturing wanted Boko Haram suspects (CNS)

More than 200 schoolgirls were abducted by the Nigerian terrorist group Boko Haram in 2014

Swiss Cardinal Kurt Koch (CNS)

Cardinal Kurt Koch, who leads ecumenical relations for the Vatican, made the comments at an interfaith meeting in Cambridge

Rory Kinnear as Hamlet (National Theatre)

Take heart from one of the life-enhancing messages of Shakespeare’s famous play

President Xi Jinping  (AP)

Over the past two years authorities in China have torn down church crosses and other outward symbols of the Christian faith

Pope Francis (AP)

The Pope tells Methodist leaders that there is a ‘growing closeness’ between the two churches

A group of Polish bishops gather pictured in 2013 (AP)

The bishops have called for the permanent ban to mark Poland’s conversion to Christianity

Hundreds of young people attend the regular Youth Vigils at the monastery

A hot spot for spirituality

A Viennese monastery famous for its chart-topping chant album is also breaking records for vocations. What is the secret of its success?