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Not just what you see: Issues in Israel-Palestinian violence, updated

JERUSALEM — Sometimes, news is not just what meets the eye on the TV screen or a social media post. Catholic political analyst Wadie Abunasser...

Pope speaks out against ‘spiral of violence’ in Holy Land

VATICAN CITY -- Warning that violence will never bring peace, Pope Francis urged all sides to do all they can to foster dialogue in...

Pope’s Easter appeal for peace includes special prayers for Syria, Gaza

Catholic News Service VATICAN CITY -- In his Easter appeal for peace throughout the world, Pope Francis made special mention of the ongoing "carnage" in...

Have you heard? A U.N. treaty, backed by Vatican and U.S....

Catholic News Service The passage of a United Nations treaty banning the possession of nuclear weapons comes at a time when the majority of world’s...

Catholic leaders urge Israel to meet Palestinian hunger strikers’ demands

Catholic News Service JERUSALEM — Catholic leaders in the Holy Land urged Israel to concede to demands of Palestinian political prisoners on a hunger strike...

Catholic leaders in Holy Land pray for those hit by wildfires

Catholic News Service JERUSALEM — Catholic leaders in the Holy Land expressed solidarity with those affected by regional wildfires, which continued to burn after five...

Church leaders want Israel to step up protection of Christian sites

Catholic News Service JERUSALEM — Although Israeli officials have publicly criticized the June arson attack that seriously damaged the Benedictine Church of the Multiplication in...

Vatican signs agreement with Palestine, calls for two-state solution

Catholic News Service VATICAN CITY (CNS) -- The Holy See and Palestine have signed a historic agreement that supports a two-state solution to the ongoing...

Call to build bridges, not walls, in the Holy Land

Dialog reporter   Palestinian pastor Rev. Dr. Raheb Mitri visits Delaware to talk about oppression in his homeland   NEWARK – Since the time of Jesus, there have...

Exiled residents of destroyed Israeli village unite each month at the...

Catholic News Service IQRIT, Israel — For the elders of Iqrit, their biggest regret in life is not having been able to raise their children...

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