- Jan 19, 2021
As Christians turn the focus on the town of Bethlehem ahead of Christmas, an Irish nun who has worked in the region for over 20 years says to remember the local Christians are Palestinians suffering the same as their Muslim brothers and sisters.
Bethlehem and the neighboring towns of Beit Jala and Beit Sahour depend economically on tourism, but traditionally have struggled with keeping visitors in the area for more than half a day.
A historic renovation of the Church of the Nativity is lifting spirits in the biblical town of Bethlehem ahead of Christmas.
Melkite Catholic bishops from around the world, meeting for their synod, criticized the deteriorating situation in the Palestinian territories and rejected Israel’s Nation State Law.
Top Catholic prelates in Israel are asking the government to repeal the recent Nation State Law, which they say paves a path for discrimination against non-Jewish citizens.
A woman in the West Bank is caring for abused animals in the Palestinian territory.