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Pope Francis and EU Parliament President Martin Schulz Below: Francis addresses MEPs (PA)

The Pope’s speech in Strasbourg marks a huge shift in the Church’s stance on the EU

Nigel Farage – attracting Catholics (Dave Thompson/PA Wire)

One in seven Catholics now support the eurosceptic party

A church in Syria destroyed in the fighting. Over 1,000 Christians there were killed for their faith last year (AP)

We need to publicise attacks on Christians until our politicians can no longer ignore them

Nigel Farage (PA)

UK politicians who support Christian values could learn a lot from straight-talking Timo Soini

The State Opening of Parliament. The same-sex marriage Bill is likely to be included in the Queen's speech today (Photo: PA)

If his ‘gay marriage’ bill is in the Queen’s speech, he will lose the next election

Nigel Farage (Photo: PA)

Ukip policies are mostly either sensible or profoundly right. So until the Tories come to their senses I shall be voting for them

Ukip leader Nigel Farage in Downe, Kent (Photo; PA)

Farage understands the Tory grassroots much better than Cameron and his pals; this, in the end, is what will unseat him as leader of the party