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Asia Bibi, pictured in 2010 (CNS)

Shan Taseer called for prayers for the Christian woman currently on death row for allegedly insulting Islam

Jakarta Governor Basuki Tjahaja Purnama, popularly known as 'Ahok' (AP)

Christian Governor Basuki ‘Ahok’ Tjahaja Purnama is charged with insulting Islam

Pope Francis: (AP)

Widely shared quotes in which Francis calls for a merger of Christianity and Islam are ‘invented’, says spokesman

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

Sajid Javid, the secretary of state for communities and local government, outside Downing Street (PA)

Institutions from pubs to universities are already helping to reduce isolation and extremism

Local shout slogans during a rally in Jakarta, Indonesia (AP)

The demonstration followed protests by hardline Muslims against the city’s minority Christian governor

Our Lady's Cathedral, Tromsø (Creative Commons)

Catholicism is growing fast in Norway

The Church has welcomed tens of thousands of new faithful in the last four years

Anti-terrorism drills at a railway station in Paris (PA)

Aid to the Church in Need say one in five countries has experienced Islamist violence since mid-2014

Jakarta Governor Basuki Tjahaja Purnama, popularly known as Ahok  (AP)

The governor cannot leave the country while the investigation is underway

Thousands of Muslims joins the morning prayers in front of Hagia Sophia (PA)

The appointment will fuel debate about Turkey’s Islamic identity