Tag: Jerusalem

‘Life will prevail’ says Holy Land Archbishop on Easter Sunday

"Easter is a time for life. Despite the sign of death we are seeing everywhere, life will prevail, as long as someone is giving life out of love for the others. Happy Easter," he said, before entering the ancient sandstone building.

Jerusalem’s Sepulchre church tells visitors to keep distance due to coronavirus

Church leaders at the ancient holy site in Jerusalem's walled Old City called on visitors to "avoid any act of devotion that might include physical contact such as touching and kissing the stones, touching icons, vestments and the personnel."

Just the two of us: Israeli couple ties knot to beat...

Israel has reported 529 confirmed coronavirus cases. No fatalities from the related disease have been reported in Israel or in the Palestinian territories to date.

Mystery martyr’s church discovered

A Byzantine-era church built in honour of an unnamed martyr has been unearthed near Jerusalem after a three-year excavation, Israeli researchers said...

Two tales of a city: Jerusalem tour guided by a Palestinian...

On a Jerusalem plaza looking up at the Western Wall and the Dome of the Rock, a crowd gathers in front of two guides,...

Consecrated life purifies the Church – Bishop Grech

Gozo Bishop Mario Grech said that the presence of members of consecrated life, including religious people and members of secular institutes, is a presence...

Pope in diplomatic activity with regard to the Middle East

In the last fortnight Pope Francis has been engaged in diplomatic meetings with regard to the situation in the Middle East while meeting seperately...

German far-right party draws backing from small group of Jews

Leaders of the far-right Alternative for Germany (AfD) have been rebuked for belittling the significance of the Nazis and criticizing a Holocaust memorial, but...

Trump says he wants two-state solution for Mideast conflict

U.S. President Donald Trump said on Wednesday he wanted a two-state solution to resolve the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, the clearest expression yet of his administration's...

Photos: Israel opens high-speed rail link between Tel Aviv airport and...

Israel opened a high-speed rail link between Tel Aviv's international airport and Jerusalem on Tuesday, part of a $2 billion project that has drawn...