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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...

Christian leaders to reopen Jerusalem’s Church of the Holy Sepulcher

Catholic News Service JERUSALEM -- Christian leaders in the Holy Land announced they would reopen the Church of the Holy Sepulcher Feb. 28 after the...

Jerusalem’s ‘universal value’ must be protected, Pope Francis writes to grand...

Catholic News Service VATICAN CITY -- Christians, Muslims and Jews who are sincere about their faith must be committed to protecting the special character of...

Pope speaks out as Trump announces U.S. embassy move to Jerusalem

VATICAN CITY (CNS) -- Following reports that U.S. President Donald Trump planned to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, Pope Francis expressed his...

Using new media, National Geographic tells the story of Christ’s tomb

Catholic News Service   WASHINGTON - In the modern-age, news about Jesus doesn't just sell newspapers, it racks up page views, too. In 2016, when renovations around...

West Bank priests stress nonviolence amid Israeli occupation protests

Catholic News Service JERUSALEM — With tensions still high in the Old City following weeks of violence, Father Firas Aridah completed his work at the...

Jerusalem’s Christian leaders concerned with increased tension in Old City

Catholic News Service JERUSALEM — The heads of Jerusalem’s Christian churches expressed “serious concern” over an escalation in tensions in Jerusalem’s Old City as hostilities...

Trump arrives in Holy Land, visits Church of the Holy Sepulcher...

Catholic News Service JERUSALEM — Following his official welcome to Jerusalem by Israeli President Reuven Rivlin, U.S. President Donald Trump began his two-day visit to...

Franciscan ‘custos’ named apostolic administrator of Jerusalem

Catholic News Service VATICAN CITY — Pope Francis has accepted the resignation of Latin Patriarch Fouad Twal of Jerusalem and appointed Franciscan Father Pierbattista Pizzaballa,...

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