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

Priest and nuns had to evacuate 29 severely disabled children and nine elderly women

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

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

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

Pope tells reporters prayers at Israeli-built separation barrier were not planned

Historic moment comes fifty years after encounter between their predecessors

Francis was speaking during visit to the Deheishe Refugee Camp

Tears and cheers as Pope Francis arrives by helicopter in Tel Aviv

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