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A Kenyan Christian re-enacts the Way of the Cross (CNS)

Christians around the world will endanger their lives this Christmas to celebrate their faith

Protesters carry red-painted crosses, symbolising the blood of the 28 non-Muslims singled out and killed in the recent attack on a bus in Mandera  (AP Photo/Ben Curtis)

Bishops speaks out after Somalian militants kill 36 non-Muslims

The tetanus vaccine has been linked to what the bishops described as 'population control' (PA)

Kenya’s bishops are holding firm in urging people to avoid receiving a vaccine being administered under a nationwide campaign

'Neonatal tetanus is a disease, like so many diseases, of poverty'

Kenyan bishops say a new vaccination campaign is a covert population control programme – they are tragically wrong

David Rudisha won gold at London 2012 (PA) Below: Brother Colm in 100 Seconds to Beat the World

A brilliant BBC Four documentary tells the triumphant story of David Rudisha and Brother Colm O’Connell

Blood stains on the floor of the Jesus Joy church in Kenya as police officers attend the scene (PA)

The recent attack on the Jesus Joy Church, which left at least six people dead, is thought to be the work of Al-Shabaab

Civilians escaping the Westgate mall in Nairobi (CNS)

Bishops herald work of those who helped “save the lives of our brothers and sisters in danger”

Women touch the coffin of a man killed in the Peshawar attack (AP)

Our Government deplores attacks on Christians but continues to support governments that make them possible

Pope Francis greets the faithful after the Angelus yesterday (AP)

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