Holy Land

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

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

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.

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.

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!”

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

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

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


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