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A mother holds her newborn at Holy Family Hospital in Bethlehem.

Advent calendar to promote work of Bethlehem hospital

Supporters of Holy Family Hospital of Bethlehem will launch an internet Advent calendar to help the world learn more about... Read more

Graffiti marks the entrance of the Convent of Saint Francis on Mount Sion.

Anti-Christian graffiti hits Franciscan convent in Jerusalem

Vandals sprayed graffiti insulting to Jesus on the walls of a Franciscan convent on Mount Zion in Jerusalem, echoing a... Read more

Vandals sprayed blasphemous graffiti on the walls and set fire to the door of the Abbey of Latroun.

Vandals hit Catholic monastery in Holy Land with fire and graffiti

Vandals set fire to the door of the Latroun Monastery near Jerusalem on the morning of Sept. 4 and spray... Read more


Gold coins from the Crusades found in Israel

Israeli archeologists have found more than one hundred gold coins from the time of the Crusades, when conflict arose between... Read more

Monsignor Ettore Balestrero.

Holy See-Israel talks make 'significant' progress

An agreement securing the rights of the Catholic Church in Israel is one step closer to being finalized after a... Read more

On the Solemnity of the Ascension, Cardinal Joachim Meisner blessed the new Benedictine cloister in Tabgha.

New cloister for Benedictine monks dedicated in Holy Land

High-ranking Catholic churchmen dedicated a new cloister on May 17 at a Benedictine monastery built at the site where Jesus... Read more

Amir Moran, Gospel Trail project manager, speaks on Mt. Precipice in Nazareth on Jan. 27, 2012

Gospel Trail springs to life in the Holy Land

A new project launched by Jews and Christians in the Holy Land offers pilgrims the chance to walk the land... Read more