In the interview this week is Bishop Friedrich Weber, from the Lutheran Church in Braunschweig. He discusses the relationship with the Catholic Church, the persecution of Christians and Christmas.
The pope has addressed a global inter-Church conference in Geneva, and called on all denominations to work together. He's keen to close the gap between the 1.3 billion-strong Catholic faithful and other Christians.
German bishops wanted to ease restrictions on allowing Protestants married to Catholics to receive Catholic Communion. But many conservative bishops denounced the move as a threat to the purity of Catholic identity.
Nationwide protests were held this week in Nigeria to mark the funeral of two priests and 17 church members in Benue State. The government must do more to protect the people, Nigeria's Catholic bishops say.
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