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‘Old City’ showcases peaceful co-existence

Jewish, Christian and Muslim believers live together peacefully in Jerusalem's 'Old City.'

Journalists meet with keeper of the keys

The man who opens the Church of the Holy Sepulcher each day comes from a Muslim family that has been guardian of the church for generations.

Pope to meet with sex abuse victims, confirms investigation of Bertone

Pope Francis will meet with a group of sex abuse victims for the first time in June, he told reporters May 26.

Pope says his ‘most authentic’ gestures in Holy Land were spontaneous

Pope Francis answered several questions during an in-flight news conference about his three-day visit, giving reporters insights into his thinking and glimpses behind the scenes of the high-profile events.

Pope’s visit to Israel calls for unity, marks historic meeting

Nearly 1,000 years after the schism between the Catholic and Orthodox Churches, their respective leaders embraced and prayed inside Christendom’s most revered site, the Church of the Holy Sepulcher, May 25.

Pope calls for peace, unity in Holy Land

The leader of the world’s 1.2 billion Catholics arrived in this ancient city May 25 to find buildings bedecked with papal flags and huge banners proclaiming “Welcome to the Holy Land, Pope Francis!”

Pope to Israeli president: ‘I assure you of my prayers’

  Amidst tight security at the presidential palace in Jerusalem Pope Francis and President Shimon Peres both offered messages of peace and fraternity to a...

Pope invites Israeli, Palestinian leaders to Rome to pray for peace

Pope Francis invited Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas and Israeli President Shimon Peres to pray together at the Vatican for peace between their nations.

Garden of Gethsemane’s Church

Church at the Garden of Gethsemane conveys the somber mood of the sorrow of Jesus the night before His crucifixion.

‘The Catholic Sun’ arrives in Israel

The Catholic Sun is in Israel to cover the historic meeting between Pope Francis and Bartholomew I, head of the Orthodox Church.