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The case of Asia Bibi, a Pakistani Christian sentenced to death for blasphemy, raises the question whether there can be dialogue with Islam if there is no religious freedom

In a wide-ranging and candid interview the Pope describes crisis as ‘a tremendous cloud of filth which darkens everything’

We should work towards fighting secularism rather than reaching an agreement on theology

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Paintings exhibited at St Luke’s Studio in Portslade near Brighton

Some have been learnt – the idea, for instance, that Britain should have stayed out of Iraq. But others have not

The plight of Christians in the Middle East is threatened by an “extremist current” of “political Islam” and is being ignored by the world, the Pope has said ahead of a new Vatican report