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Longing for Christmas peace in the Holy Land

During this wonderful time of the year, when Christians throughout the world focus minds and hearts on the coming of God upon the earth...

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...

Bishops visiting Holy Land urge peace efforts to help ‘forgotten’ Christians

Catholic News Service AMMAN, Jordan — With crises in Syria and Iraq deepening, Catholic bishops on a solidarity visit with the “forgotten” Christians of the...

Unrest flares again in West Bank, Jerusalem

Catholic News Service JERUSALEM — Unrest flared in early October throughout the West Bank and Jerusalem, which has experienced tensions during September, largely over the...

Christian leaders hope Palestinian saints can be intercessors for peace

Catholic News Service BETHLEHEM, West Bank (CNS) -- Christian leaders in the Holy Land hope two new Palestinian saints will become intercessors for peace and...

Bishops see signs of resilience in ‘open-air prison’ of Gaza

Catholic News Service BETHLEHEM, West Bank — Despite the immense destruction still evident in Gaza following the war there last summer, the resilience of the...

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