Israel turns to Vatican for help at UNIsrael asked the Vatican's representative to UNESCO to work to convince nations not to deny Jewish connection to Jerusalem
Swedish nun who saved Jews from Nazis made a saintMary Elizabeth Hesselblad rescued at least 12 Jews during the Holocaust, hiding them her convent in Rome.
Vatican-backed sports group honors terrorist mass-murderer'Abu Jihad Tournament,' sponsored by Jerusalem organization funded by Vatican, honors terrorist responsible for more than 100 deaths.
Italy: ISIS supporters wanted to attack Israeli embassy, VaticanItalian police release arrest warrants for six for trying to join ISIS, planning attacks on Israeli embassy and Vatican.
An American Jew at the Pope's visit to the Rome SynagogueCatholic-Jewish relations are far from perfect, but it is clear this Pope seeks to build relations between our two faiths.
Rabbi asks pope to recognize Israel as JewishRabbi Arusi reveals he asked Pope Francis during synagogue visit to declare Israel is state of the Jews - pope got embarrassed.
Charlie Hebdo special edition 'attacks God'One year from jihadist attack secular satire paper blames 'idea of God,' Vatican accuses cartoonists of using God to justify hatred.
Historic Vatican accord with 'Palestine' takes effectAgreement in which Holy See recognizes Palestinian state begins, almost three years after Vatican symbolically recognized 'Palestine.'
Contrary to headlines, Church has no plans to stop missionizingNew Vatican document precludes "institutional mission work" but says believers are "called upon to bear witness" to Jews.
Iran's Rouhani to meet the pope next monthRouhani and Pope Francis set to hobnob in late January, in Iranian president's first visit to the Vatican.
A gift from the PopeThe time tested principle in our relations with gentiles is: When they threaten, strike first and hard; when they present you with gifts, escape as quickly as you can.
Church calls on Christians to combat anti-SemitismFor the first time the Church has issued a document that calls for Catholics to do everything they can to combat anti-Semitism.
'Vatican's call not to convert Jews won't change anything'Anti-missionary group says nothing new in Catholic declaration that Jews don't need Jesus, largely because of who's missionizing.
Vatican: Jews don't need Christ to be savedReport, which isn't formal change to doctrine, says Jews don't need to convert for salvation, in an 'unfathomable mystery.'
Vatican marks historic end to official anti-SemitismCatholic Church marks 50 years since 'Nostra Aetate' declaration, which ended centuries of officially condoned anti-Semitism.
Pope Francis Urges 'Gestures of Peace' in IsraelVatican 'greatly concerned' over terror, without naming Palestinian Arabs as the source.
Vatican 'Greatly Concerned' Over Violence in Israel, SyriaPope Francis urges West to intervene again into the Middle East, following Russian involvement in Syria and Arab terror in Israel.
Pope Francis Supports Iran Deal as 'Political Goodwill'Holy See praises deal with Islamic Republic as the result of diplomacy 'exercised with sincerity, patience and constancy.'
Vatican to Raise Flag at UN 'Without Fanfare'Vatican says it will raise its flag at the UN, following approval of resolution on the matter, but with no ceremony.
Amid Strained Ties, Rivlin Leaves on First Trip to VaticanHailing Pope Francis as a 'true friend of Israel and of the Jewish people,' President sets off for first official visit to Vatican.
Vatican Reaffirms Opposition to 'Palestinian Flag' at UNVatican opposed to move by Palestinian Authority asking to raise both flags over UN HQ in New York, in latest political ploy.
Vatican Asks PA to Remove it From UN Flag RequestVatican distances from PA, asking that it change resolution asking to fly their flags at UN HQ together with member states.
Lehava Director Summoned for Police QuestioningJudea-Samaria police succumbs to Vatican pressure, summons anti-assimilation leader over comments regarding burning churches.
Vatican to Israel: Arrest Activist for Citing MaimonidesLehava director Gopshtain targeted in Vatican letter to attorney general, after claiming Jewish law calls to burn churches.
Vatican Signs Historic First Accord with 'Palestine'After recognizing PA as a 'state,' Pope Francis's supposedly apolitical Vatican signs treaty with 'Palestine' before it does so with Israel.
ADL Thanks Pope for 'Defending Israel's Legitimacy'Remarks against anti-Semitism a step against delegitimization, ADL says. But can it counteract Vatican-PA relations?
Pope: I Didn't Call Abbas 'Angel of Peace'Pope Francis tells rabbi, Israeli reporter, that he only told Abbas that he could become an angel of peace in the future.
Media Joins in 'Adopting' New Saints for PA Nationalist CauseWatchdog notes media outlets parroting PA claim that 18th century nuns were part of a 'Palestinian struggle' which didn't exist.
Large Catholic Event Planned for David's Tomb on ShavuotRebbetzin in charge of Jewish prayer at the site urges Jews to attend, says police refusing to address potential security, space issues.
The Vatican has Always Tried to Inflict Damage on the Jewish StateThe Vatican has been at best indifferent and at worst, like today, willfully harmful to the Jewish State.
Vatican Defends 'Angel of Peace' Remark to Mahmoud AbbasDoublespeak? Vatican insists 'angel of peace' remarks 'encouraged' Abbas toward peace - but can't verify what Pope actually said.
Did the Pope Really Call Abbas an 'Angel of Peace'?Lost in translation: AFP, AP accused of twisting Pope's words to attribute admiration to Abbas that really may not be there.
Pope Francis Meets with Abbas, Calls Him 'An Angel of Peace'Pope Francis welcomed PA President Mahmoud Abbas to the Vatican today, calling him "an angel of peace."
The Vatican Against the JewsThe Vatican’s decision should be read as an historic stance against the rights of the Jewish people to their own land.
Vatican Preparing to Recognize PA as 'Palestine'Foreign Ministry warns that the Vatican's step will not bring peace, may change Israel-Vatican relations.
Report: Italian Police Foil Al Qaeda Attack on VaticanArrests of 18 suspects prevented suicide bombing at the heart of Catholicism, police reveal.
Turkish Anger at Pope for Calling Armenian Massacres 'Genocide'Ankara summons Vatican ambassador after Pope Francis compares massacre of Armenians by Ottoman Turkey to Holocaust, Stalinism.
Pope Recognizes Armenian Genocide, Threatening Ties with TurkeyDeaths of 1 million Armenians during WWI declared 'first genocide of 20th century'; Francis notes to say otherwise is 'denying evil.'
Jewish Worshippers Keeping King David's Tomb JewishActivists say only the constant flood of prayer sessions, Torah learning at King David's compound keep the site from becoming Catholic.
Rabbi: Gov't Keeping Jews Away from King David's TombAccording to activist, seats and tables at the Tomb of King David were removed – as part of a plan to discourage Jews from praying there.
Vatican Pledges 100K Euros To Auschwitz MuseumDonation to help upkeep for death camp's preservation - and save the Vatican's image.
Security Beefed Up at Vatican over Islamic State Attack FearsIntelligence services intercept Arabs discussing 'doing something in Vatican,' as ISIS makes 'credible' threats on Pope Francis.
Pope Francis: I Only Have 2-3 More Years to LivePope Francis speaks about his poor health for the first time, indicates the possibility of early retirement.
Pope Condemns Religious Fundamentalism, Middle East ViolenceIn wide-reaching interview Pope Francis says he's worried about sectarianism worldwide, will 'ask God' about retirement.
Jews Protest at King David's Tomb Over Christian PrayersMK Moshe Feiglin leads prayer protest after reports surface that weekly Mass has begun at Jewish holy site.
At Vatican, Peres Asks: 'Pray for the Peace of Jerusalem''Prayer is all-powerful. Let us use it to bring peace to the Middle East and peace to the world,' tweets pope.
Vatican Defends Controversial 'Joint Prayer'Ahead of Sunday's 'prayer session' between Abbas, Peres, Vatican insists that the meeting will not be political.
Date Set for Pope, Peres, Abbas 'Prayer for Peace'The threesome will hold the 'prayer' in Vatican on June 8 says pope, stressing 'it's not a mediation, it's prayer without discussions.'
Claim: Vatican Hoarding Second Temple VesselsRabbi claims that Pope Francis knows full well where Jewish religious objects are being kept, is hiding them to avoid legal consequences.
'We Must Save Holiness from the Conflict'On the heels of controversial Vatican visit, Shimon Peres meets Ecumenical Patriarch, calls on Churches to initiate peace.
Vatican Denies Papal Visit Has Political AgendaPope had 'no political agenda,' the Vatican claims - despite numerous references to 'State of Palestine' and prayer at security fence.
Peres to Join Abbas for 'Prayer for Peace' at the VaticanIsraeli president accepts Pope's invitation for a 'joint prayer for peace' on 6 June.
Abbas Accuses Israel of 'Judaizing' Jerusalem in Papal Meeting'Religious, not political' visit takes decidedly political turn Sunday, after PA accuses Israel of 'judaization' and Pope calls PA a state.
Netanyahu Slams EU's Hypocrisy Following Belgium AttackPM slams EU for 'condemn[ing] an apartment in Jerusalem, but do not denounce the murder of Jews here or in Europe itself.'
Police Arrest Protestors at King David's TombTwenty-six men arrested for protesting rumored holy site transfer to the Vatican; Holy See to visit the site in just a few hours.