Roman Catholic authorities in Jerusalem have instructed their priests to give communion by hand only, rather than placing the wafers on ...
Israeli and Palestinian authorities sought to quell fears of a potential local outbreak of the coronavirus after learning that South Korean pilgrims ...
It was a subdued Christmas Eve in the historic birthplace of Jesus on Sunday, with spirits dampened by recent violence sparked by President Donald ...
Father Francesco Patton held a number of senior church administrative positions and been professor of social communications at a theological school
The project, partially funded by the Palestinians is the biggest restoration at the iconic church in some 600 years
41 Palestinians have been killed since the upsurge in violence, while seven Israelis have lost their lives
After visiting the golden-topped Dome of the Rock shrine on the compound on Monday morning, Francis prayed at the nearby Western Wall
Pope Francis invites Palestinian and Israeli presidents to the Vatican to pray for peace
Pope Francis's first visit to the Holy Land as head of the Roman Catholic Church is fraught with potential pitfalls
The pope's visit is scheduled to begin in Jordan on May 24, and he is then due to spend two days in the Holy Land from May 25.
Francis will visit Jordan on Saturday for a few hours at the start of his first Middle East trip
The activists would not be allowed to enter certain areas "for security reasons" for four days
Pope Francis will be accompanied by Rabbi Abraham Skorka and Omar Abboud during his trip to Jordan, the West Bank and Israel
A strike at Israel’s foreign ministry could make Pope Francis’s first trip to the Holy Land, set for May, “impossible”
The May trip to Amman, Jerusalem and Bethlehem will mark the 50th anniversary of a landmark trip there by Pope Paul VI in 1964
Palestinian president Mahmoud Abbas on Thursday invited Pope Francis to visit the Holy Land, during an audience in the Vatican, journalists present ...
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