Pope Francis Urges Religious Freedom, Peace in SyriaThe Holy See kicks off three-day Middle East visit in Jordan with strong message of peace and tolerance.
Vatican Says Pope Will Demand 'Sovereign Palestine'Vatican's Secretary of State says pope during visit will talk about 'Palestinian right to sovereign, independent homeland.'
What's Really Going on at King David's Tomb?Government officials keep denying rumors the site will be handed over to the Vatican - so why are so many people still concerned?
Restraining Orders on 'Extremists' Before Papal Visit'Right-wing activists' to be put on house arrest during papal visit, police announce. Are efforts to ramp up security going too far?
Pope Francis Insists His Visit is 'Religious, not Political'Pope says visit to Israel and Jordan meant to improve relations with other Christian denominations and 'pray for peace'.
Pope Plans Gesture Apologizing to Theodor HerzlPope Francis reportedly to put wreath on grave to correct 110-year-old historic injustice by Vatican; PMO denies David's Tomb transfer.
Vatican 'Only' Wants Daily Prayers at King David's TombOfficial says Vatican is not seeking ownership of the Cenacle, only wants daily two-hour prayers at the site.
Security Service Tries to 'Silence' Rabbi Over King David's TombTemple Institute head says he felt 'like this was Russia', after being warned not to talk about reported transfer of Tomb to Vatican.
The Pope's First Stop is in the "State of Palestine"History repeats itself, unfortunately.
Minister Denies David's Tomb Vatican HandoverPublic Security Minister informs Knesset there will be no change in status quo at holy site.
Police to Deploy 8,000 Extra Officers During Papal VisitPolice Commissioner vows to apprehend 'extremists' in response to concerns from Rome. But why would the Pope be safer in the PA?
Will the Vatican get a Seat in David’s Tomb?Arutz Sheva columnist, an expert on the Vatican's relationship with Israel and the Jewish people, exposes the ramifications of a possible deal.
Pope Plans to Drive Unprotected in PA AreasPope Francis seemingly feels safe in Bethlehem, plans to drive in open-top car, amid reports he will 'declare himself Che Guevera of PA.'
Report: Vatican Will Gain More Control Over King David's TombIsrael may not transfer the site to the Vatican outright, but it might allow more Christian control over the site. Is this a slippery slope?
Lebanese Patriarch to 'Surpass Borders' in Israel VisitMaronite patriarch to visit Israel for Pope Francis visit to strengthen Christian identity - despite heavy opposition from Hezbollah.
Israel's Vatican Envoy Denies Deal Over King David's TombIsraeli ambassador to the Vatican the latest to join in the chorus of government voices denying a deal.
Liberman Denies King David's Tomb TransferForeign Minister vehemently denies reports, amidst ongoing controversy over papal visit.
Protests Erupt Over King David's Tomb DealHareidi community leads protest outside the Tomb against reported deal with the Vatican. Will it be given away - or is the deal a rumor?
'Price Tag' Graffiti Found on Jerusalem ChurchGraffiti reflects tensions over Papal visit, plans to hand King David's Tomb over to the Vatican.
Rabbi: Government Giving Away King David's Tomb is 'Anti-Israel'Rabbi warns that rumored deal to hand King David's Tomb to the Vatican can have deep religious consequences.
Netanyahu 'Asked Rabbi to Allow Giving David's Tomb to Vatican'An MK Says Netanyahu has contacted the Chief Sephardic Rabbi, asked for halakhic permission to make the move.
'Handing Over David's Tomb Rewrites History in Israel'Deputy Minister writes stern letter to PM, warning him that handing David's Tomb to the Vatican is a Palestinian Arab victory.
John XXIII: The 'Best Pope for The Jewish People'Holocaust scholar says John XXIII saved thousands during Holocaust, persuaded Vatican not to oppose Israel independence.
Alarm over Reported Deal with Vatican for David's TombOfficial tells Arutz Sheva Israel has no intention of transferring control to the Catholic church, but new reports say otherwise.
The Pope's Anti-Semitic Plan for JerusalemOn his trip to the Middle East, the Pope is going to make obvious his support for the PA and antagonism for Israel.
Foreign Ministry Strike May Postpone PopeIntensifying strike threatens to make British PM Cameron's visit next week 'impossible,' as well as pope's first visit in May.
King David's Tomb to Remain in Israel's HandsThe Prime Minister's Office calls reports that Mount Zion will be transferred to the Vatican 'fundamental lies.'
Pope Coming To Israel As 'Che Guevera of Palestinians'Reports from sources close to pope reveal his upcoming visit meant as PA propaganda, Elkin calls reports 'exaggerated.'
Pope Francis Confirms May Trip to Middle EastPope Francis officially announces his trip to Jordan, Israel and the PA will take place between May 24 and 26.
Calling the Pope an Anti-SemiteActions and words paint a sorry picture of the Vatican and Israel.
Netanyahu in Rome Unwilling to 'Bow Head' on IranDespite US pressure Israeli PM reiterates opposition to Iran nuclear deal on Rome trip, meets Pope Francis at Vatican.
Prime Minister Headed to Rome for Talks with Pope FrancisNetanyahu takes off Sunday for Vatican; expected to discuss Iran deal, PA talks, and rumors of Pope Francis's visit in 2014.
Vatican to Visit Jordan in 2014; Israel Trip Still PossibilityVatican announces Pope Francis visit in 2014; move follows unconfirmed rumors of Israel visit next year.
Netanyahu, Pope to Meet Dec. 2The two leaders are expected to discuss nuclear talks with Iran and peace negotiations with the PA.
For the Pope, Israel Does Not Really ExistThe writer, Arutz Sheva columnist, is an expert o n the Vatican. His new book, The Vatican Against Israel, will be published at the end of this month.
Vatican Paper Slams Waters’ Anti-SemitismSemi-official Vatican paper calls Roger Waters out for anti-Semitism over pig balloon with Jewish star.
Elkin: Israel Not Negotiating with Vatican on King David's TombDeputy Foreign Minister Zeev Elkin dismisses reports that Israel is planning to hand over control of the Tomb of King David to the Vatican.
Vatican, Iran Resist UN Efforts to Fight Violence Against WomenThe Vatican and Iran are resisting efforts by UN conference to demand tougher global standards to prevent violence against women, children.
PM Netanyahu Thanks Pope Ahead of RetirementPM Netanyahu sent a letter to outgoing Pope Benedict XVI thanking him for his work on behalf of strengthening interfaith ties.
Head of Catholic Sect Calls Jews 'Enemies of Church'Vatican reaffirms its commitment to dialogue with Jews after head of a traditionalist breakaway group called them "enemies of the Church."
EXPOSÉ: Italy, Land of IslamEducation minister Profumo proposed that Islam be taught in public schools alongside Catholicism. Nazification of Israel ruled free speech.
Yad Vashem Softens Criticism of Pope Pius XIIYad Vashem has modified its account of Pope Pius XII’s actions toward the Jews during WWII, following a long diplomatic dispute.
'Orgy of Vendettas' Fuels Vatican ScandalA scandal over leaked documents at the Vatican has taken a melodramatic turn as the Holy See's dirty laundry is aired for the world.
Similarities And Differences Between Two Papal Visits to CubaThe Catholic Church in Poland is seeking to exploit the weakened state of the Communist regime in Cuba.
Expose: The Vatican Wants to Lay its Hands on JerusalemThe Vatican is now reiterating demands for control of religious sites in Jerusalem. Jordan's occupation 1948-1967 didn't bother them.
Vatican Contends with Chinese but Must Also Address IrelandWhile the Catholic church could always expect trouble in China, the problems in Ireland are a painful surprise.
More Israeli-Vatican Talks, Following Vatican Call for PA StateVatican calls for PA state, has not repealed its demand for control of Old City areas - and Dep. Min. Ayalon is on his way there for talks.
'The Pope Could Have Saved Many'Pope Pius XII could have saved many Jews from death during the Holocaust, says professor given access to Church files.
Concordat Fails in ChinaPope Benedict tried to establish a gentleman's agreement with Beijing. It has become unglued.
A Christian Response to Synod Declaration on the Chosen PeopleRetired Pastor Garrison writes INN that he finds it difficult to understand how Archbiship Butrois misinterpreted clear Biblical sources.
Exclusive: The Lowdown on The Vatican TalksIsrael National News learns that the Last Supper Room is off the negotiating table in talks between Israel and the Vatican, at least for now.
Israel Signing Agreement with Vatican?Dep. FM Ayalon is meeting representatives of the Vatican, discussing a possible Israeli commitment not to confiscate Church-owned properties.
Vatican Responds to Jewish Fury On Move to Beatify Pius XIIThe Vatican sought Wednesday to calm the fury of European Jewry over its move to advance the beatification of WWII Pope Pius XII.
Dep. Foreign Minister to Defend Israel's Rights at David's TombDeputy Foreign Minister Danny Ayalon says he will assert Israel's right to King David's Tomb compound if the issue is raised at the Vatican.
Peres Greets Pope in Official ResidencePrior to his visit in Yad Vashem, the Pope called on Pres. Peres in Jerusalem. "Peace" was the theme of the speeches.
Foreign Ministry Denies Plan to Hand Over Mt. Zion SiteForeign Ministry official denies plan to hand over control of Mt. Zion holy site to Catholic Church, two days before Israel-Vatican meeting.
Israel’s Control of Mt. Zion in DangerAfter 10 years of talks with the Vatican concerns are rising that Israel will cede control of King David’s Tomb in Jerusalem.