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Sultan Murad III, the Ottoman Emperor from 1574 to 1595, and Queen Elizabeth I

Sixteenth-century England did have links with the Ottoman Empire. But let’s not overstate their importance

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

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 poll reminds us of the necessity of the role of reason in theology' (AP)

A new poll suggests up to a third of France’s Muslims reject the legitimacy of the country’s secular law

Pope Francis speaks to faithful gathered in St Peter's Square on Sunday (AP)

Francis will pray for peace with leaders of other religions in the Italian town on Tuesday

Vice President Joe Biden, left, and Democratic vice presidential candidate Tim Kaine share a platform in Pittsburgh earlier this month (PA)

Bishops have a duty to challenge ‘devout Catholics’ whose actions contradict Church teaching

Cardinal Christoph Schönborn (CNS photo/Paul Haring)

Cardinal Schönborn issued a clarification after suggesting many Muslims wanted an ‘Islamic conquest’ of Europe

Tributes to slain priest  Fr Hamel in  Saint-Etienne-du-Rouvray, Normandy (AP)

Morning Catholic must-reads: 14/09/16

A daily guide to what’s happening in the Catholic Church

Sheikh Abdul Aziz al-Sheikh, the Saudi grand mufti, comments have angered some Shia Muslims (AP)

The Sunni-Shia conflict forces Governments to make tricky diplomatic choices. Iran seems a better prospect

Children hold signs supporting their families' lifestyle at a polygamy rally (AP Photo/Douglas C. Pizac)

A Muslim man in Italy has called for legalised polygamy following same-sex marriage. There are plenty of reasons to resist