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Police Arrest 'Extremists' For Anti-Pope Notices

Freedom of expression lost in Jerusalem as two youths arrested for 'crime' of posting notices, distanced for 'disruptive intentions.'Uzi Baruch, Ari Yashar, 5/23/2014, 8:45 AM

Vatican Says Pope to Demand 'Sovereign Palestine'

Vatican's Secretary of State says pope during visit will talk about 'Palestinian right to sovereign, independent homeland.'Ari Yashar, 5/22/2014, 7:11 PM

Police Turn to Court to Stop Pope Protests

Despite IDF refusal to give order distancing Jewish minor from Jerusalem, police turn to court - and were rejected.Yedidya Ben-Or, Ari Yashar, 5/22/2014, 5:45 PM

Church Official: Arrest Rabbi Ginsburgh

If Israel is serious about eliminating 'price tag' attacks, mass arrests - including of rabbis - are needed, a top church official saidYosef Berger, 5/22/2014, 8:33 AM

Pope To 'Recognize Palestine'?

PA, Arab Christian officials say pope is starting his visit in Bethlehem in order to send a political message.Ari Yashar, 5/19/2014, 12:10 PM

Pope Plans Full State Visit

The Pope's upcoming visit to Israel will be a full state visit, with meetings set with the Prime Minister, President, and Chief RabbisDavid Lev, 3/27/2014, 7:23 PM

King David's Tomb to Remain in Israel's Hands

The Prime Minister's Office calls reports that Mount Zion will be transferred to the Vatican 'fundamental lies.'Tova Dvorin , 2/20/2014, 7:31 PM

MK to Pope: Stop Christian Arab IDF Recruitment

MK Basel Ghattas submits plea to Vatican to stem rise in Christian Arab recruitment to IDF before upcoming visit.Tova Dvorin and Ari Soffer, 2/19/2014, 6:48 PM

Abbas to Christians: Visit PA During Papal Visit

PA Chairman, ever the opportunist, uses reports of Papal visit to encourage PA tourism, rally for more international support.AFP and Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/23/2013, 7:58 PM

Pope's First Holy Land Trip: 'in May'

Pope Francis is to make a brief visit to Israel and the territories occupied by the Palestinian Authority.Gil Ronen, 12/19/2013, 9:51 PM

Pope Francis Launches Anti-War Campaign

As US President Obama campaigns for support for military intervention in Syria, Catholic leader rallies opposition.Ari Soffer, 9/8/2013, 11:25 AM

Pope: 'True Christian Cannot Be Anti-Semite'

"Because of our common roots, a true Christian cannot be anti-Semitic," says Pope Francis.Rina Tzvi , 6/25/2013, 2:16 AM

Pope Francis Extends Passover Greetings

Pope Francis extends Passover wishes to Jewish community in a gesture aimed at strengthening relations between the two religions.Arutz Sheva staff, 3/25/2013, 6:16 PM

Peres to New Pope: Come to Israel

President Peres congratulated the new pope on being chosen for the office at a meeting with Church leaders Thursday.David Lev, 3/14/2013, 4:58 PM

New Pope Said to Have Good Relations With Jews

The Roman College of Cardinals on Monday evening elected Jorge Bergoglio, the Archbishop of Buenos Aires, as its new PopeDavid Lev, 3/13/2013, 9:39 PM

PM Netanyahu Thanks Pope Ahead of Retirement

PM Netanyahu sent a letter to outgoing Pope Benedict XVI thanking him for his work on behalf of strengthening interfaith ties.Rachel Hirshfeld , 2/19/2013, 9:22 AM

Chief Rabbis Laud Pope for Fighting Anti-Semitism

Israel’s chief rabbis respond to the surprise resignation of Pope Benedict XVI, say that he worked hard to fight anti-Semitism., 2/12/2013, 1:13 AM

Rabbis: Hope Next Pope Will Fight Hate, Too

The European Rabbinical Council said that it hoped that Pope Benedict's replacement would continue to fight anti-Semitism as the Pope didDavid Lev, 2/11/2013, 4:29 PM

Pope Benedict XVI Announces Resignation

Pope Benedict XVI announced on Monday that he will be resigning from his post on Feb 28.Arutz Sheva staff, 2/11/2013, 2:30 PM

Christian Leader to Ask Pope: Recognize Palestine

The Melkite Greek Catholic Church leader will ask the pope to recognize the Palestinian state when he visits Lebanon.Elad Benari, 9/7/2012, 5:14 AM

Yad Vashem Softens Criticism of Pope Pius XII

Yad Vashem has modified its account of Pope Pius XII’s actions toward the Jews during WWII, following a long diplomatic dispute.Rachel Hirshfeld , 7/3/2012, 2:47 PM

Church In Cuba Seeks To Consolidate Own Presence

The Catholic Church in Poland is seeking to exploit the weakened state of the Communist regime in Cuba.Amiel Ungar, 3/27/2012, 6:20 AM

Pope Quiet on PA Cleansing

Pope meets Palestinian Authority chairman at Vatican, avoids public fuss over PA’s systematic anti-Christian violence.Gil Ronen, 6/5/2011, 5:19 PM

Pope Absolves Jews of Blame

Pope Benedict XVI blames the 'Temple Aristocracy' for the crucifixion, absolving the Jews of collective guilt.Gabe Kahn., 3/3/2011, 6:40 PM

Papal Session Blasts Jews

Pope Benedict XVI convened bishops to discuss Muslim terror against Christians, kicked things off with a swipe at Israel's loyalty pledge. Gil Ronen, 10/12/2010, 12:42 PM

Vatican: No Hostility to Jews

The Vatican sought Wednesday to calm the fury of European Jewry over its move to advance the beatification of WWII Pope Pius XII.Hana Levi Julian, 12/23/2009, 7:06 PM

Obama Turns to Pope on Mideast

U.S. President Barack Obama is turning to the Pope to back his vision of a new Arab state on all of Judea and Samaria and eastern Jerusalem. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 7/5/2009, 12:23 AM

Pope To Reveal Hidden Jews?

Anti-assimilation org says Pope’s consent to “consider” revealing names of hidden Holocaust Jewish children has led to “flood” of requests.Hillel Fendel, 7/1/2009, 9:22 AM

Peres Greets Pope at Home

Prior to his visit in Yad Vashem, the Pope called on Pres. Peres in Jerusalem. "Peace" was the theme of the speeches.Hillel Fendel, 5/11/2009, 7:30 PM