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Pope Francis (CNS)

Pope makes comments during Mass at his residence in the Vatican

Ofsted chief Sir Michael Wilshaw is a former Catholic school headmaster

I was wrong: Ofsted is a real menace

It was a mistake to think that Ofsted could be relied upon to adopt a sensible approach to promoting British values in schools

Pope Francis (CNS)

Pope praises ‘beautiful work of mothers and grandmothers’ during Mass

A floral tribute outside Charlie Hebdo's headquarters in Paris (PA)

There may be the freedom to insult religious belief in a secular state, but holding it as a jewel in the crown of democracy is wrong

Chief Rabbi Ephraim Mirvis and David Cameron at last year's Holocaust Memorial Day (AP)

That Britain might not be safe for Jews is a truly disturbing thought

An elderly Yazidi in front of the Sharaf al-Deen temple shrine (PA)

Gerard Russell’s new book poses the question, what can we learn from the variety of religious beliefs found in the Middle East?

Using a free-standing exoskeleton, Thomas Peters can take hundreds of steps in each rehabilitation session

He was a handsome blogger known to millions as the American Papist. A freak accident left him fighting for his life – but his faith survived

Pope Francis and Benedict XVI (CNS)

The doomsayers are crushed

It is a testimony to the strength of the Church that most of the faithful have persevered through this era of informal official atheism

John Griffin, organiser of Embrace Liverpool

Youth conference set for Liverpool

Embrace Liverpool, a major conference for young adults, will take place on November 1

Taylor Swift (PA)

Pop star delighted with Boston College video in support of faith initiative