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Franciscan Father Pierbattista Pizzaballa (CNS)

Fr Pierbattista Pizzaballa will focus on promoting dialogue between Christians

The boy who liked the Facebook post has been sent to jail, pending trial (Photo: PA)

The boy reportedly ‘liked’ a picture of a holy Islamic site in Mecca on the social networking site

Nigerian soldier, pictured in 2015, manning a checkpoint in Gwoza, Nigeria (AP)

Analysts are warning that a leadership struggle among Islamist groups could lead to more killings

Pope Francis lights a candle during an interfaith peace gathering outside the Basilica of St Francis in Assisi (CNS)

Pope Francis spoke at the closing ceremony of an interreligious peace gathering in Assisi

Pope Francis greets the Archbishop of Canterbury in Assisi (AP)

Archbishop Justin Welby was speaking during a discussion on ecumenism in Assisi

Pope Francis hugs Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew I during a day of prayer for peace, in Assisi (AP)

Jewish, Anglican and Catholic leaders celebrated the 25th anniversary of the patriarch’s enthronement

The Iraqi Christians at war with Isis
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The delegation at an aid distribution centre in Erbil (ACN)

Three MPs met displaced families and attended an ordination ceremony

Pope Francis greets Missionaries of Charity Sister Mary Sally during an audience in St Peter's Square (CNS)

The Pontiff spoke at a special audience for people engaged in the works of mercy ahead of Mother Teresa’s canonisation

Gabriele Kuby, 2014 (Wikipedia, Derzsi Elekes Andor)

The author explains why she believes her book has helped spark resistance to the ‘gender revolution’