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A view from Tantur Ecumenical Institute

A view from Tantur Ecumenical Institute in Jerusalem across the Israeli separation wall into Bethlehem

Tantur Institute promoting dialogue amid West Bank violence

08/12/2017 19:09

Holy Cross Father Russ McDougall, rector of the Tantur Ecumenical Institute in the Holy Land, talks about current tensions following the U.S. decision to recognise Jerusalem as the capital of Israel.

Archbishop Silvano Tomasi

Archbishop Silvano Tomasi, former Vatican envoy to the United Nations in Geneva

AB Tomasi urges U.S. rethink on Jerusalem as Israeli capital

06/12/2017 18:13

Ahead of an expected decision by the U.S President to recognize Jerusalem as the new Israeli capital, a top Vatican official said the move will add “fuel to the fire” of conflict and instability across the Middle East.

Cardinal di Montezemolo

Pope Francis visits Cardinal di Montezemolo in his nursing home, shortly before the Cardinal's death.

Cardinal Andrea Cordero Lanza di Montezemolo dies aged 92

20/11/2017 11:00

Cardinal Andrea  Cordero Lanza di Montezemolo, the Archpriest emeritus of the Basillica of Saint Paul outside the Wall,s died on 19th November. He was 92 years old.

 

Pope Francis meets with a delegation from Tel Aviv University

Pope Francis meets with a delegation from Tel Aviv University

Pope Francis meets group from Tel Aviv University

23/10/2017 15:19

Pope Francis meets with a delegation from Tel Aviv University, stressing the need to develop a culture of wisdom that can form future leaders who are sensitive to the profound ethical issues facing our societies.

 

Temple Mount complex in Jerusalem's Old City

Palestinian Muslims pray, as Israeli soldiers look on, at the entrance to the Temple Mount complex in Jerusalem's Old City

Christian leaders condemn violence at Jerusalem's Temple Mount

20/07/2017 17:51

In a joint statement, leaders of all the Christian Churches in Jerusalem have condemned the recent escalation of violence at the Temple Mount, or Haram ash-Sharif, a site sacred to Christians, Muslims and Jews

Msgr. Antoine Camilleri, Undersecretary for the Holy See's Relations with States, represented the Holy See during the negotiations

Msgr. Antoine Camilleri, Undersecretary for the Holy See's Relations with States, represented the Holy See during the negotiations

Holy See, Israel release joint statement on diplomatic negotiations

14/06/2017 16:19

The Holy See and the State of Israel released a joint communique on Tuesday, detailing the progress made by the Bilateral Permanent Working Commission.

 

 A general view for a Palestinian village near a closed road in what is called 'area C', near the West Bank village of Bani Naem.

A general view for a Palestinian village near a closed road in what is called 'area C', near the West Bank village of Bani Naem.

New report highlights plight of displaced Palestinians

26/01/2017 08:59

A new report released this week says the forced internal displacement of Palestinians in the West Bank and East Jerusalem is making them poorer and keeping them in misery and despair.