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Pope Francis: 'Our witness must concentrate on the centre of our faith.'

Pope Francis calls for focus on essentials of Christianity during audience with Lutherans

Christians and Muslims pray together for the return of nuns kidnapped by rebels (PA)

Douglas Alexander has raised the issue of persecution – what will Hague and Cameron do?

Girl Guides parade down the Royal Mile, Edinburgh (PA)

A dismissive attitude to older generations will not help the Guides movement prosper

Atheists gather at rally in America earlier this year (Photo: PA)

On Brandon Vogt’s website the point of Catholics and secularists debating is not to win arguments, but to help each other find the Truth

Bishop Davies said that in a decade Christianity will be the faith of a “significant minority” in Britain. (Mazur)

Bishop Mark Davies says Christianity being marginalised is ‘not an entirely negative development’

Kenneth Clark presents Civilisation in 1969

In 200 years a latter-day Kenneth Clark might look on our society as a singular historical period that has passed away

Archbishop Shevchuk (Photo: CNS)

Archbishop says Church needs courage to challenge society’s lack of ‘moral GPS’

Lord Williams of Oystermouth, former Archbishop of Canterbury (Photo: PA)

Dr Williams speaks from the perspective of the high table and senior common room: but Dr Nazir-Ali has actually been persecuted

Archbishop Nichols (Photo: Mazur/

Our bishops should make it clearer that they are not trying to disassociate themselves from the Magisterium

A delegation of British Ministers pictured with Archbishop Nichols in Rome (Photo: Cabinet Office)

Archbishop of Westminster says intolerance is preventing believers from contributing to Britain