Holy Land

A daily guide to what’s happening in the Catholic Church

Rabbi Gopstein, who heads the Jewish anti-assimilation movement Lehava, said in early August that ‘churches and mosques could be burned’

The Benedictine Church of the Multiplication in Tabgha was damaged in an arson attack in June

Pope Francis to canonise first modern saints to hail from the territory that made up historic Palestine

The chronology of earthquakes in the Holy Land from the Bronze Age to the present is alarming

The remaining all-Christian villages in the region are picturesque and prosperous and trace their history to the first century

Cardinal will visit Holocaust memorial and Gaza

Attachments to holy places shouldn’t be a cause of violence, says religious council

Conflict between Israel and Hamas has not stopped pilgrimages ‘functioning like normal’