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Pastor James McConnell surrounded by Christian supporters after appearing at Belfast magistrates court  (Lesley-Anne McKeown/PA Wire)

Fr Patrick McCafferty joins a London imam in defending right of firebrand preacher

A Nepalese woman weeps during a prayer service at the Church of the Assumption, the site of a bomb explosion which killed two and wounded 15 in 2009. (AP Photo/Binod Joshi)

Fears grow among Christians in Nepal

Concern about security is growing following the bombing of three churches

Jamestown Discovery

Historians speculate that early settler leader could have been a Catholic spy

Daniel and Amy McArthur of Ashers Bakery (PA)

Neil Addison said that he was surprised by the ruling in the Ashers Bakery case

Archbishop Justin Welby of Canterbury blesses Pope Francis during a private meeting at the Vatican last year  (CNS photo/L'Osservatore Romano via Reuters)

Luther’s criticism of Aristotle does not seem important today. Nor will today’s political fads in the future

People pack the pews during a Mass of thanksgiving for the canonisation of St John Paul II (CNS)

A new book sets out why evangelising is not the reserve of Protestants

A French soldier stands guard outside St Joseph Cathedral in Bambari, Central African Republic (CNS)

Bishop Nestor-Desire Nongo Aziagbia says that the Pope ‘responded positively’ to an invitation from the country’s bishops’ conference

Pope Francis kisses an infant as he makes his way to Copacabana beach for the World Youth Day Way. Catholicism is losing ground across the region (CNS photo/L'Osservatore Romano)

Large numbers adopting evaneglical Protestantism or leaving religion