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Egyptians protest against anti-Christian violence in Cairo, Egypt, in August (AP Photo/Nariman El-Mofty)

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

Indonesian Muslims march during a rally against Jakarta's minority Christian Governor Basuki "Ahok" Tjahaja Purnama (AP Photo/Tatan Syuflana)

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

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

Pilgrims attend a candlelight procession on the eve of Assumption (AP Photo/Bob Edme)

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

Pope Francis answers reporters questions on board the flight back to Rome (AP)

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’

Pope Francis steps out from the plane as he arrives in Poland earlier this year (AP)

Does the Holy Father believe that ISIS is really a front for something else?

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

Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks said there was a 'pattern' of terrorism against Christians  (PA)

The former chief rabbi is ‘appalled’ at the international community’s indifference to the plight of Christians

Military pallbearers stand to attention next to the coffins of four Kenyan soldiers who were killed in an attack by al-Shabab in Somalia  (AP Photo/Ben Curtis, File)

Dozens of men were killed during the attack on the El Adde camp

Charlie Hebdo editor Charb, who was murdered yesterday) AP Photo/MIchel Euler)

From January 2015: Charlie Hebdo made fun of all religions, including ours – and sometimes that is needed