A Service of EWTN
michele chabin
 
World
Michele Chabin
The city’s small Christian community doubts its concerns will be addressed, whoever wins in the Oct. 30 municipal vote.
World
Michele Chabin
The law codifies that Israel is the national state and homeland of the Jewish people and that only Jewish Israelis have a right to self-determination in the country.
World
Michele Chabin
The law criminalizes some statements that blame Poland or Poles for cooperating with the genocide of Jews.
World
Michele Chabin
The Israeli government is seeking to force the 38,000 African asylum-seekers, who are almost all Christians, out of the country.
World
Michele Chabin
Since the 16th century, previous successive governments have always exempted Jerusalem’s churches from paying taxes.
World
Michele Chabin
The U.S. announced it would withhold $100 million in relief from the U.N. Relief Works Agency, arguing that other countries must share more of the costs of providing assistance.
World
Michele Chabin
The long-overdue repairs represent a new level of cooperation between the Christian denominations responsible for maintaining the Churches of the Nativity and the Holy Sepulcher.
Vatican
Michele Chabin
Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas told Pope Francis his people are ‘very grateful’ for the Church’s efforts to assist peace in the Holy Land.
World
Michele Chabin
Recent moves by the Israeli government to build thousands of homes in the West Bank and East Jerusalem have sparked renewed criticism from Church officials.
World
Michele Chabin
They believe the Obama administration neglected their interests, but most lack optimism that the president-elect will do any better.
Nation
Michele Chabin
Vow to move U.S. embassy alarms Christian leaders.
World
Michele Chabin
Two Israeli policemen were killed July 14 by three Israeli Muslims, resulting in a crackdown that critics are calling overly harsh.
World
Michele Chabin
This was the first time in its 500-year history that the Swiss Guard organized a Holy Land pilgrimage.
World
Michele Chabin
The Edicule is finally being repaired, thanks to donations, experts and cooperation between the Latin and Orthodox Churches.
MICHELE CHABIN
Church leaders express concern that Israel’s recent arrest of two Palestinian officials, on charges of diverting funds to the military wing of Hamas, might unfairly tarnish uninvolved Christian agencies.
MICHELE CHABIN
Pilgrims who visit next Easter will be able to see the extraordinary work that has been done to the roof, walls and 900-year-old mosaics.
MICHELE CHABIN
‘So far, we haven’t cut any educational programs, but it is just a matter of time,’ said Father Abdel Masih Fahim, head of the Office of Christian Schools in Israel.
MICHELE CHABIN
Israeli police investigate latest spate of vandalism at the Dormition Abbey, believed to be perpetrated by Jewish ultra-nationalists.
MICHELE CHABIN
Since Palestinian violence has escalated in Jerusalem, Israel has deployed thousands of police to patrol the city, especially the Old City
MICHELE CHABIN
Demonstrators outside the office of the prime minister called on the government to provide the 47 Christian schools in Israel, all but seven of them Catholic, with the same funding most Muslim and Jewish schools receive.
MICHELE CHABIN
Auxiliary Bishop William Shomali told the Register that today’s announcement is ‘exciting,’ and he hopes it will help improve the situation of Palestinians in the Holy Land.
MICHELE CHABIN
President Reuven Rivlin’s April 14 meeting there with Christian leaders, including Latin Patriarch Fouad Twal, marked the first time in more than 30 years that an Israeli president has visited the patriarchate.
MICHELE CHABIN
In five years, 40 Christian and Muslim holy sites in the Holy Land have been damaged by extremists, reports an Israeli anti-hate coalition.
MICHELE CHABIN
Jewish and Christian voices in the Middle East denounced the beheadings of 21 Egyptian Copts.
MICHELE CHABIN
Christians in the Holy Land say it is sometimes difficult to feel the joy of Christmas, but it is easier to relate to the challenges faced by the Holy Family.
MICHELE CHABIN
Holy Land Christians hope that recent violence in the region doesn’t discourage much-needed tourism.
Blogs
MICHELE CHABIN