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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’

In a recent interview with the Herald, Father Jerome Murphy-O’Connor, who died this week, argues the pen is mightier than the spade

Fr Murphy-O’Connor passes away in Jerusalem at the age of 78

Christian leaders describe desecration and burning of churches as ‘an unprecedented scandal’

You don’t have to take a package tour to have a successful visit to the Holy City

Sixth Sunday of Easter, Acts 15:1-2, 22-29; Ps 67; Rev 21:10-14, 22-23; Jn 14:23-29 (Year C)

Jill, Duchess of Hamilton on a spectacular exhibition of Franciscan treasures brought to the Palace of Versailles from the Holy Land