Peres to pope: “I am expecting you in Jerusalem and not just me, but all the people of Israel.”

Details:  Israeli President Shimon Peres officially invited Pope Francis to Israel and left their meeting at the Vatican telling the pope, “I am expecting you in Jerusalem and not just me, but all the people of Israel.” Jesuit Father Federico Lombardi, Vatican spokesman, told reporters, “The pope would be happy to go to the Holy [Read More...]

The changing face of Christianity in the Holy Land

It’s a face that is increasingly diverse, and foreign-born, according to his report from the AP: The schedules for Mass at the two Roman Catholic churches in Jaffa, on Israel’s Mediterranean coast, reveal a change that has dramatically, if quietly, altered the face of Christianity in the Holy Land. The two Masses in Arabic for the [Read More...]


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