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The Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby, and Pope Francis meet in June 2013 (AP)

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A pro-ISIS demonstration in Mosul (PA)

If ISIS could kill us all, they would

The murdered Copts are victims of a theological and intellectual caricature that we must wake up to

The Prince of Wales looks at traditional food in the old town of Al Ula in north west Saudi Arabia, on the fifth day of his tour to the Middle East (PA)

Queen Victoria would have approved of the Prince’s defending the faith – up to a point

Iraqi Christians attend Mass at Our Lady of Salvation church in Baghdad on the 
first Christmas after the massacre of worshippers  (AP)

The war that no one wants to talk about

Unless we act quickly, Islamism will ensure that the Middle East and parts of Africa and Asia are Christian-free within a generation

Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat and Pope John Paul II shake hands in 2001 (PA)

Mr Arafat was moved to tears by Mel Gibson’s film, The Passion of the Christ

Pope Francis burns incense in front of a statue of Mary (CNS)

Muslims and Christians are like-minded when it comes to revering Mary

These days nuns are a rare sight in schools (AP)

The white veils and white gloves on feast days are now a distant memory

Mideast Saudi Arabia Hajj

Last night’s documentary on the birth of Islam illustrates how powerful religion made Arabic culture

Rageh Omaar pictured in the Blue Mosque in Istanbul

The Koran is believed to be the immutable word of God, and so, unlike the Bible, cannot be seen historically

A man looks at the Papal Cross in Phoenix Park, Dublin (AP Photo/Peter Morrison)

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