MK Hazan calls on Pope to condemn UNESCO decisionMK Oren Hazan writes letter to Pope Francis asking him to support Israel and condemn UNESCO decision.
Obama, Clinton, world leaders to attend Peres funeralObama, Clinton among world leaders set to travel to Israel Friday for funeral of former President Shimon Peres.
Pope Francis to hold 2nd Soccer for Peace matchIsraeli soccer player Eran Zahavi headlines video announcing Pope Francis’ second Soccer for Peace exhibition match.
Trump sends well wishes to PeresRepublican presidential candidate sends a personal letter to Israel’s former President, wishing him a swift recovery from his stroke.
Zuckerberg, Pope Francis talk technology and charitable givingFacebook founder and Pope meet a private audience at the Vatican.
Pope equates capitalism with terrorism"When you place at the center of the world economy the 'God of Money,' that's terrorism against all humanity."
Pope Francis becomes newest Krakow JCC memberPope Francis is the newest member of the Krakow Jewish Community Center.
Pope: Human cruelty didn't end in AuschwitzHours after historic Auschwitz visit, Pope Francis says "the same thing is happening" today in many places.
Pope walks alone through AuschwitzPope Francis visits former Nazi death camp Auschwitz-Birkenau, meets survivors.
Pope Francis set to visit Auschwitz todayIn an important stop on his visit to Poland, Pope Francis will meet with Holocaust survivors at Auschwitz death camp.
Rabbi to Pope: Remove church from AuschwitzRabbi Avi Weiss writes: "A church does not belong at the largest Jewish cemetery in the world.”
Vatican ecumenism forsakes Egypt’s Christian minoritiesFor Pope Francis, ecumenical zeal is more his quest than a real concern for solutions to the rise of jihad. However, the Vatican’s ecumenism comes at the expense of Egypt’s human rights.
Pope to Peres: No one has right to kill in name of religionFormer President Shimon Peres meets with Pope Francis in Rome, discuss terror and peace process.
Rabbi Sacks understands Europe better than the PopeIt is ironic that a Jewish religious leader understands Europe’s disaster more clearly than the Pope. It also seems that Lord Sacks cares more about Europe’s roots than the head of Catholicism.
Pope Francis to visit AuschwitzPope Francis to visit Auschwitz on July 29 as part of a five-day trip to Poland.
'Never react to provocations,' Pope tells Israeli musicianPope cites story of Cain and Abel in giving advice to Israeli YouTuber.
Pope rules out meeting with SandersVatican says Pope Francis has no plans to meet with Democratic presidential candidate when he speaks at a Vatican conference.
Bernie Sanders 'hopes to meet the Pope' at Vatican conferenceJewish presidential hopeful says he's a 'big fan' of the Pope, hopes they'll meet ahead of NY primary - where Catholic vote crucial.
Pope Francis calls to accept gaysIn a major shift of Catholic tenets of faith, pope releases paper instructing Catholics on how to live, tells them to accept homosexuals.
Arab ‘peace teacher' wins prize, is greeted with war chantsPrimary school teacher Hanan al-Hroub wins $1M Global Teacher Prize. Her name was announced by the pope.
Pope Francis to visit Auschwitz in JulyPope Francis to visit Nazi concentration camp as part of his visit to Poland.
Pope says Islamist terror is uniting ChristiansIn meeting with Ethiopian Orthodox leader, Pope Francis says 'blood of martyrs of different churches will be seed of Christian unity.'
Vatican: Pope's comments on Trump 'not personal'Vatican says remarks about building a wall to prevent immigration being "not Christian" were not personally directed at Trump.
Pope says Trump is 'not Christian'Trump fires back: if ISIS attacks Vatican, Pope would have 'wished and prayed' that he would be president.
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.
Pope Francis expected to visit Auschwitz in JulyVatican spokesman says Pope visit at death camp is "highly probable".
The Pope and Islam on Holocaust Remembrance DayThe Pope's timing was apalling, but then, the EU is worse.
Rome covers nude statues for RouhaniStatues at Rome's Capitoline Museum were hidden before Iranian president Rouhani and Italian PM Renzi arrived there.
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.
Pope Francis, condemn the slaying of Israeli mothersOne word was conspicuously missing from the Pope's speech at the synagogue in Rome.
Pope hails ties with Jews on landmark synagogue visitPope Francis makes his first visit to Rome's Great Synagogue, lauding the 'unbreakable bond between Jews and Christians.'
Security hyped for Pope's visit to Rome's main SynagoguePope Francis to visit main Roman synagogue and meet with Jewish community leaders on Sunday.
Historic Vatican accord with 'Palestine' takes effectAgreement in which Holy See recognizes Palestinian state begins, almost three years after Vatican symbolically recognized 'Palestine.'
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.
Pope Francis to visit synagogue in Rome ghettoPope to become third pontiff to visit Rome's main synagogue, in ghetto where Jews were confined by Vatican until end of 1800s.
Pope Francis to visit AuschwitzPolish president says Pope Francis asked him in recent meeting for chance to pray for Holocaust victims at death camp next summer.
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.
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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.'
At Congress Pope Praises Obama Over Cuba, IranPope Francis praises 'courage and daring' in rapprochement with despotic regimes, days after Cuba visit in which activists were repressed.
Pope Visits Nuns Opposing ObamaCare AbortionFrancis makes 'brief but symbolic' visit to convent of nuns leading legal fight against ObamaCare’s birth control mandate.
Cuba Represses Dissidents Amid Pope's VisitState Dept.'s response to detaining of activists to keep them from the pope is to point out a sharp tweet - but nothing more.
'Rivka Didn't Bow to Pope' – the True StoryHeroic tale of haredi woman in presidential entourage who refused to bow to pope was a little overstated.
Jews Contrast Refugee's European Experience With Their OwnPope Francis urged Catholic institutions to open their doors and house Syrian refugees until they could get on the their feet.
In Vatican, Rivlin Hails 'Shared Roots' of Judaism, ChristianityIsrael President presents Pope Francis with copy of ancient stone tablet bearing earliest-known inscription of 'House of David.'
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 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.
Will Pope's US Visit Influence Iran Deal's Fate?Left-leaning pope will address Congress just as Iran deal drama comes to a head there.
Pope Condemns 'Third World War' on Middle East ChristiansVatican calls mass exodus, persecution of Christians throughout the region 'genocide' and urges world leaders to act.
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.
Pope: Why Weren't the Railroad Routes to Auschwitz Bombed?Pope Francis denounces world for failing to act to prevent the deaths of Jews in death camps during World War II.
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.
News Agencies Clarify: Pope Only Said Abbas 'A Bit' of an AngelAP, Reuters, admit mis-translation - and Vatican spokesman insists no offense was meant.
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.