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23 Jan 2018 – WASHINGTON (CNS) — Christians of different faith traditions gathering to pray, to work together for a better world and to express love for others despite differences can provide a powerful witness and example in a divisive world, said a U.S. bishop who specializes in relations between Christians and interfaith groups.  Read more...
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22 Jan 2018 – JIFNA, West Bank (CNS) — Building walls, whether between Israel and the Palestinian territories or the United States and Mexico, can only serve to separate people and create more isolation, said Auxiliary Bishop Eusebio L. Elizondo of Seattle.  Read more...
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19 Jan 2018 – VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Christians, Muslims and Jews who are sincere about their faith must be committed to protecting the special character of Jerusalem and to praying and working for peace in the Holy Land, Pope Francis wrote in a letter to the grand imam of Egypt’s al-Azhar University.  Read more...
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17 Jan 2018 – QUBEIBEH, West Bank (CNS) — The entrance into this small Palestinian village encircled by the Israeli security barrier and settlements is through a series of bleak and darkened underpasses.  Read more...
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16 Jan 2018 – JERUSALEM (CNS) — Even when a situation is hopeless, people must not lose hope, Archbishop Stephen Brislin of Cape Town, South Africa, told parishioners at the Gaza Strip’s only Catholic parish.  Read more...
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14 Jan 2018 – VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Being afraid and concerned about the impact of migration is not a sin, Pope Francis said, but it is a sin to let those fears lead to a refusal to help people in need.  Read more...
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12 Jan 2018 – BEIRUT (CNS) — Although people in the United States are preparing for the annual March for Life in Washington and other cities, no such preparations are underway in Lebanon, where abortion continues to be a taboo issue.  Read more...
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11 Jan 2018 – AMMAN, Jordan (CNS) — Church and political leaders in the Middle East are intensifying efforts to combat U.S. President Donald Trump’s unilateral decision declaring Jerusalem as Israel’s capital and plans to move the U.S. embassy there.  Read more...


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