In his apostolic exhortation the Pontiff is also brave to suggest that Islam has its origins in Christianity
Francis has challenged Islamic countries to grant religious freedom to Christians – will Western politicians follow his lead?
The white veils and white gloves on feast days are now a distant memory
The problem is not Muslims, but the theoretical underpinnings of Islam
Mustafa Kemal Atatürk was right to make a sharp break with Turkey’s imperial past
President of the Islamic Affairs Council of Maryland praises Francis for doing ‘wonderful job’
If St Francis were alive today he would have no time for Church politics or ‘respectful dialogue’ with Islam
The one saint who seems to give the Church a good name, St Francis would have sought converts
Indonesia has long been celebrated for its pluralism, but there are signs that this may be about to change
Bishop urges faithful not to accept negative media image of Muslims
The government regularly bungles religious issues, so how can it deal effectively with Islamic extremism?
Cosying up to Saudi Arabia is just one example of the hypocrisy at the heart of David Cameron’s pluralist position
The Oxford ‘Asian grooming gang’ were not in fact all Asian. But they were all Muslim: is this a problem we are afraid to face?
It is in fact a dilemma for their religious community and not for the “Asian” community – if such a thing exists