‘Compared with a year ago, we’re worse off,’ says Gaza parish priest Fr Jorge Hernandez

Catholic agencies are assessing the level of need following the cease-fire

CRS currently delivering humanitarian aid to thousands of Gazans

Jerusalem patriarch, meanwhile, says conflict is turning Gaza into a ‘factory for extremists’

Hamas clearly fails the St Alphonsus test. Civilian deaths are not just collateral damage – they are its chief weapon

Israeli missile strike hit the house of Christian family in Gaza on Sunday

There are few things less appealing than the tribalism which erupts whenever Israel goes to war

Pope speaks of children ‘deprived of hope’ in unscripted remarks to faithful

Bishops from US, canada and Europe visit the troubled area’s tiny Christian community

Patriarch to speak to Gaza’s prime minister after order forbidding girls and boys learning together at school