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A Bible printed in Arabic, at the ancient monastery of St  Anthony, in Egypt (AP)

Perhaps discussing the Scriptures is the best way in for Muslims

Police officers walk to the crime scene near the River Main, where a 17-year-old man from Afghanistan was shot  (AP)

A 17-year-old Afghan refugee injured four people on a train in the German city

Flowers and stuffed toys are placed at a makeshift memorial to honour the victims of the Nice lorry attack (AP)

The Pontiff offered ‘a paternal and fraternal embrace to all of France’ after the lorry attack in Nice

Pope Francis exchanges gifts with Ahmad el-Tayeb, grand imam of Egypt's al-Azhar mosque and university, during a private meeting in May (CNS/L'Osservatore Romano via Reuters)

Acting on Pope Francis’s wishes, a Vatican official is in Cairo to visit al-Azhar University

Nadim Gemayel, a member of the Lebanese Parliament, greets Lebanese Cardinal Bechara Rai, at Our Lady of Lebanon Maronite Cathedral in Brooklyn (CNS)

Cardinal Bechara Rai, patriarch of the Maronite Catholic Church, visited to New York to discuss a permanent solution to Middle East refugee crises

Caroline Wyatt (BBC)

Wyatt said she was looking forward to starting ‘a new chapter’ as a radio presenter

Pope Francis offers a meditation on mercy at St Paul Outside the Walls Basilica yesterday (AP)

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Swiss Cardinal Kurt Koch (CNS)

Cardinal Kurt Koch, who leads ecumenical relations for the Vatican, made the comments at an interfaith meeting in Cambridge

Cardinal Jean-Louis Tauran, president of the Vatican's Pontifical Council for Interreligious Dialogue (CNS)

The participants at the Vatican meeting said Muslims and Christians share principles which help to form a peaceful society

President Xi Jinping  (AP)

Over the past two years authorities in China have torn down church crosses and other outward symbols of the Christian faith