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ISIS leader Abu Bakr Al-Baghdadi in 2014 (AP)

The extremists can’t resist a public platform. So let’s subject their ideas to real scrutiny

Floral tributes at the scene of the lorry attack (AP)

In a telegram to the Archbishop of Berlin, Pope Francis said ‘people of good will must fight the folly of terrorism’

The scene after a lorry ploughed into a crowded Christmas market outside the Kaiser Wilhelm Memorial Church in Berlin (PA)

The attack on a Christmas market in Berlin has killed 12 people and left a further 48 injured

Supporters of the Houthi rebel movement at an anti-Saudi rally in Sanaa, Yemen, last month (CNS photo/Yahya Arhab, EPA)

Germany’s Catholic bishops have frequently condemned their country’s arms industry

A crucifix hangs in the cathedral of Frankfurt, Germany,  (AP Photo/Michael Probst)

The Church in Norway and Germany should keep their distance from the state

The German national team lines up to meet the Pope (AP)

The meeting comes two years after Germany defeated Argentina in the World Cup final

The German national football team (AP Photo/Martin Meissner)

The world champions will have a private audience during a ‘team building’ drive in Rome

Pope Francis prays during a visit to the Lutheran church in Rome last November (AP)

A leap across the great divide

Thanks to astonishing ecumenical advances, Catholics can recognise – and even give thanks for – the witness of Martin Luther

A security guard walks through an emergency shelter for refugees near Dresden (PA)

Germany’s home secretary has admitted the government ‘underestimated the role of religion’

Gabriele Kuby, 2014 (Wikipedia, Derzsi Elekes Andor)

A play depicts a family campaigner as a zombie whose eyes are poked out. This is about more than one person’s good name