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02 Mar 2018 – BANGALORE, India (CNS) — Father Xavier Thelakkat, rector of the shrine of St. Thomas at Malayattoor, was stabbed to death March 1 around noon.  Read more...
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28 Feb 2018 – JERUSALEM (CNS) — Christian leaders in the Holy Land reopened the Church of the Holy Sepulcher Feb. 28 after the Israeli government set up a negotiating team to resolve a municipal dispute over property taxes.  Read more...
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27 Feb 2018 – JERUSALEM (CNS) — Jerusalem’s most famous Christian church, shared by three denominations, is unlocked each morning by a Muslim.  Read more...
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26 Feb 2018 – VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Calling the war in Syria “inhumane,” Pope Francis called for an end to the fighting, immediate access to humanitarian aid for those in need and the evacuation of the injured and infirm.  Read more...
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23 Feb 2018 – AMMAN, Jordan (CNS) — Iraqi Catholic leaders are urging Christians to remain steadfast in this Lenten season as they encounter challenges of the so-called Islamic State’s legacy in their historic lands.  Read more...
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22 Feb 2018 – AMMAN, Jordan (CNS) — A Syrian Christian political leader has joined the growing ranks of international condemnation over violent attacks in Syria’s northwestern area of Afrin and the Damascus enclave of Eastern Ghouta.  Read more...
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20 Feb 2018 – JERUSALEM (CNS) — The heads and patriarchs of Christian churches in Jerusalem strongly denounced the city of Jerusalem’s plan to force churches to pay property taxes.  Read more...
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20 Feb 2018 – BEIRUT (CNS) — Adyan, a Lebanese foundation for interreligious studies and spiritual solidarity, is the recipient of the 35th Niwano Peace Prize.  Read more...


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