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Jan De Volder
As the Islamist group Boko Haram is said to be surrounding the city of Maiduguri in the latest stage of its campaign of violence against Christians and Muslims alike, an expert on the country considers why the authorities are powerless to halt its progress
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The outgoing head of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) said yesterday that Muslim nations should broaden rights for religious minorities.
The Archbishop of Canterbury has backed Time magazine's decision to name Pope Francis as its Person of the Year.
A French priest kidnapped by Boko Haram Islamists from his parish in northern Cameroon has been released after a six-week ordeal, it was announced today.
A couple who founded a charity in memory of their murdered son and the head of the Anglican church’s mission to the Holy See are among the Christians honoured in the New Year’s Honours list this year.
Former Prime Minister Tony Blair will address a Vatican conference aimed at promoting a ceasefire in Syria, the protection of the nation’s imperilled Christians and a transitional and unified Government.
The Superior Court of Pennsylvania has overturned the 2012 conviction of Mgr William Lynn, a former chancery official in the archdiocese of Philadelphia currently serving a three- to six-year term for child endangerment.
A tense stand-off between the Chinese Government and a Catholic diocese has been resolved after state officials bought a small plot for local Catholics to bury their recently deceased bishop.
Churches must do more to embrace “unconventional” families, bishops in England said this weekend at Masses to mark the feast of the Holy Family.
Pope Francis is “shocked” by proposed legislation that would allow gay couples in Malta to adopt children, a bishop there said.
The former Archbishop of Canterbury, Rowan Williams, has rebuked the Works and Pensions Secretary Iain Duncan Smith for his recent attack on the food bank charity, the Trussell Trust.