Religious communities can and do make a positive contribution to peace and justice in Africa, say diplomatic representatives meeting with Nordic church leaders at an interfaith meeting on women's development priorities.
The murder of three Christian Bible workers in Turkey has brought condemnations from all sides, including Muslims, and a statement from a European church leader that "witness to God is incompatible with the use of violence."
BBC Radio 4's Thought for the Day reflection spot could be opened up to the non-religious as well as the religious, argues one of its Christian contributors. Jonathan Bartley says it can help people to listen to one another better.
Up to a third of UK Christians feel they face discrimination and an MP urges them to ‘fight’. But a persecution mentality is a bad idea, others suggest. And Christians are also accused of discrimination in the public square.