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Judith Sudilovsky, Catholic News Service

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Vandalism in the Catholic community continues, this time at the Holy...

JERUSALEM -- A Benedictine priest told a Jewish delegation visiting his monastery that the monks know the perpetrators of vandalism represented a small minority...

Feelings of ‘joy’ and Christmas celebrations are strong in Bethlehem, despite...

BETHLEHEM, West Bank -- The normal crowds of pilgrims and tourists may not have been able to come to Bethlehem for Christmas due to...

Iftar gifts during Ramadan show ‘we are all brothers,’ Franciscan in...

JERUSALEM — As his Muslim neighbors and fellow Jericho residents make their way home for the iftar, which breaks the daily fast throughout the...

Holocaust survivors receive free care from Israeli Catholic dentist

HAIFA, Israel — One recent morning, Dr. Maher Haddad discussed dentures with 88-year-old Moshe Bar Haim; sprinkled in the Hebrew conversation were words and...

Palestinian women learn candle making through Pro Terra Sancta initiative: Photo...

BETHANY, West Bank  -- When Mary, the sister of Lazarus, anointed Jesus' feet days before his crucifixion, she used the precious and expensive spikenard...

Palestinian Catholic Issa Kassissieh brings ‘miracle of Santa’ to Jerusalem’s Old...

JERUSALEM-- Walk down St. Peter Street from the Old City's New Gate, past some shuttered shops and the closed Knight's Palace hotel, continue down...

In Bethlehem this Christmas, unemployment can mean choosing between food or...

BETHLEHEM, West Bank -- As the Christmas approaches, Franciscan Father Rami Asakrieh of St. Catherine Parish said he has been overwhelmed with requests for...

Arson attempt at Basilica of All Nations at Gethsemane Church in...

JERUSALEM -- Israeli police arrested a Jewish man after he allegedly threw a firebomb inside the Basilica of All Nations at Gethsemane Church on...

Evangelicals get visas to go to Israel, but Catholics left out,...

JERUSALEM — Catholic leaders in the Holy Land expressed astonishment that a large group of evangelical Christians from the U.S. received visas to come...

Christian leaders: Israeli occupation of Palestine is cause of conflict

JERUSALEM — The Israeli “military occupation of Palestine” is the “root cause” of the continuing Israeli-Palestinian conflict, said three retired Christian leaders. The statement —...

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