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We must find out whether these attacks were planned at home or abroad

The fuss we make about giving up sweets seems ridiculous when a billion Muslims aren’t even drinking water. Catholics once took abstinence seriously

The Philippines Islamists reportedly warned a bishop they would kill their hostages unless the military called off its offensive

A Muslim father’s letter to his sons is thoughtful but leaves important questions unanswered

The extremists can’t resist a public platform. So let’s subject their ideas to real scrutiny

A mob attacked Christian homes in Egypt merely because of a rumour that a church might be built

The protest in Jakarta was the second by hardline Muslims over the governor’s alleged blasphemy

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

Pilgrims began arriving at the shrine before dawn to celebrate the feast of the Assumption

The Pope made clear his current thinking, that there is no such phenomenon as Islamist violence, any more than domestic violence in Italy constitutes ‘Catholic violence’