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Cardinal will visit Holocaust memorial and Gaza

‘We need the politicians to be with us,’ says Latin Patriarch Fouad Twal

Pope honoured by Israel’s voluntary emergency services organisation

Historic moment comes fifty years after encounter between their predecessors

Pope Francis and Patriarch Bartholomew I make Common Declaration after meeting today

Bethlehem Mass was the only Mass for local Christians during Pope’s Holy Land visit

Pope makes announcement at the end of Mass in Bethlehem’s Manger Square

This Sunday the successors of Patriarch Athenagoras and Paul VI will mark the 50th anniversary of an event which may have quietly altered the trajectory of Christian history

With the Pope visiting the Holy Land next week, Tim Stanley reports on the fascinating, troubled place

Patriarch of Jerusalem calls vandalism against Christian and Muslim properties a ‘blight on Israeli democracy’