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Church founded by antisemite to teach visitors about antisemitism

Father Coughlin’s Detroit-area church will now teach visitors about his antisemitism.

Church founded by antisemite to teach visitors about antisemitism

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'Free Palestine' written on church shooter's rifle

Police say motive of shooting unknown after woman opens fire at megachurch with an AR-15 emblazoned with the words 'Free Palestine' before being killed by security.

'Free Palestine' written on church shooter's rifle

When the Church also kidnaps children

The church never returned Edgardo Mortara to his family and never apologized for its deed. Op-ed.

When the Church also kidnaps children

IDF Spokesman:

'Hezbollah follows same playbook as Hamas' in attack on church

Hezbollah launched missile at a church, 2nd missile at troops evacuating wounded civilian.

'Hezbollah follows same playbook as Hamas' in attack on church

IDF:

'Our troops fired at Hamas spotters in Gaza church'

IDF publishes findings on incident in which two women were reportedly shot in Latin Church in Shejaya: We do not target civilians.

'Our troops fired at Hamas spotters in Gaza church'

Canada: Anglican Church replaces prayer for Jews' conversion

Anglican Church of Canada finalizes decision to replace ‘For the Conversion of the Jews’ prayer.

Canada: Anglican Church replaces prayer for Jews' conversion

Minnesota preacher: 'Jesus had two dads'

A church in Minnesota held a service focused on 'the Sparkle Creed' and incorporating numerous LGBT principles.

Minnesota preacher: 'Jesus had two dads'

Jews who escaped the Holocaust through the Christian Church

Painful choices over apostasy.

Jews who escaped the Holocaust through the Christian Church

Nashville:

Two injured in drive-by shooting at church

Two people injured while walking out of church from a funeral. Their injuries are not life-threatening.

Two injured in drive-by shooting at church

Germany:

Legal fight to remove antisemitic church sculpture continues

Jewish man in Germany files constitutional complaint after federal court rules church does not have to remove antisemitic medieval carving.

Legal fight to remove antisemitic church sculpture continues

German court: Medieval antisemitic sculpture can stay on church

Offensive carving from 13th century featuring Jews and a pig will stay on church, after high court rules against Jewish plaintiff.

German court: Medieval antisemitic sculpture can stay on church

Three dead in shooting outside church in Iowa

Two people and a shooter die outside church in city of Ames. Sheriff says there is no longer a threat to the public.

Three dead in shooting outside church in Iowa

Detroit church founded by anti-Semite holds interfaith event

The Detroit church founded by antisemite Father Coughlin hosts an event on Jewish-Catholic relations.

Detroit church founded by anti-Semite holds interfaith event

One dead, four wounded in shooting at Southern California church

Police say a person has been arrested and a weapon that may have been involved was recovered.

One dead, four wounded in shooting at Southern California church

On entering a church or a mosque

It’s not just a matter of history but of ideology.

On entering a church or a mosque

Jewish leaders denounce Nazi flag outside Rome church funeral

Jewish leaders in Italy outraged after neo-Nazis draped a Nazi flag over a coffin after a church funeral and also performed Nazi salutes.

Jewish leaders denounce Nazi flag outside Rome church funeral

A Christmas crusade: scapegoating the Jews

Church leaders blame Israel for driving Christians out of Israel, but the country’s Christian population actually increased last year.Op-ed.

A Christmas crusade: scapegoating the Jews

Jewish groups slam Church of Sweden’s anti-Israel investigation

Church of Sweden's adoption of motion to investigate whether Israel is an "apartheid state" denounced by Swedish Jewish leaders.

Jewish groups slam Church of Sweden’s anti-Israel investigation

1,300-year-old church uncovered in northern Israel

Newly-uncovered church hints at importance of Byzantine Christian village, archaeologists say.

1,300-year-old church uncovered in northern Israel

My Bar Mitzvah in a church

What was it like growing up non-Orthodox, but Jewish, in America? Let me tell you things that I remember. Opinion

My Bar Mitzvah in a church

Dutch church group walks back call for sanctions against Israel

Dutch Council of Churches issues apology for letter urging sanctions if Israel applies sovereignty to Judea and Samaria.

Dutch church group walks back call for sanctions against Israel

Synagogues closed, church open

Yad L'Achim activists say missionary church continues operating in Ashdod: 'If synagogues are prohibited, no reason to allow church service'

Synagogues closed, church open

German court rejects call to remove anti-Semitic church carving

Court rules church where Martin Luther nailed his 95 thesis does not have to remove 13th-century carving depicting Jews sucking on pig.

German court rejects call to remove anti-Semitic church carving

Norway mayor: Don't use Star of David as a Christmas decoration

Citing Israel, Norwegian mayor asks church to replace Star-of-David holiday decoration.

Norway mayor: Don't use Star of David as a Christmas decoration

The shootings are not Trump’s fault, but that of progressive nihilism

The shootings are not Trump’s fault, but that of progressive nihilism

Roman church unearthed in northern Israel

Byzantine church matches location of Bethsaida, archaeologist says.

Roman church unearthed in northern Israel

The Muslim plot to bomb a black church the media won't talk about

The Muslim plot to bomb a black church the media won't talk about

Christianity is dying in Germany while Islam rises

Christianity is dying in Germany while Islam rises

Winnipeg: Vigil for kosher cafe after anti-Semitic attack

Winnipeg church sets interfaith vigil for victims of city's 'most violent and vicious' anti-Semitic attack.

Winnipeg: Vigil for kosher cafe after anti-Semitic attack

Watch: Moment of bomb blast at Sri Lanka church

Dashcam footage shows blast this morning at church in Sri Lankan capital of Colombo.

Watch: Moment of bomb blast at Sri Lanka church

Lithuanian church removes stairs made from Jewish headstones

Lithuania’s Evangelical Reformed Church removes headstones from Jewish cemetery installed as stairs under Soviet rule.

Lithuanian church removes stairs made from Jewish headstones

US churches demand Pompeo block Israeli land bill

Heads of US churches demand US Secretary of State intervene to stop bill to protect residents on lands sold by Church to private investors.

US churches demand Pompeo block Israeli land bill

Episcopal bishop apologizes for false stories about Israel

Episcopal Church apologizes after Massachusetts clergyman shares fake stories about Israeli atrocities.

Episcopal bishop apologizes for false stories about Israel

Dallas-area church says Judaism is ‘dangerous’

Church includes Judaism in list of 'dangerous isms' that also includes alcoholism and pessimism.

Dallas-area church says Judaism is ‘dangerous’

Jewish trove hidden from Nazis, Soviets gives up its secrets

Documents dating back to 18th century allow readers to 'reconstruct Jewish life before the Holocaust,' Jewish History professor says.

Jewish trove hidden from Nazis, Soviets gives up its secrets

Suicide bombers kill 9 in Pakistan church

2 suicide bombers blow themselves up in the church during Sunday prayers.

Suicide bombers kill 9 in Pakistan church

Likud minister condemns church vandalism

Vandals shatter statue, break church windows; MK Tzachi Hanegbi says vandalism of churches is 'attack on democracy.'

Likud minister condemns church vandalism

Swastika drawn on NY church sharing space with synagogue

Church pastors discover swastika drawn under anti-hate sign.

Swastika drawn on NY church sharing space with synagogue

Conviction and acquittal in torching of Galilee church

Youth believed to be mastermind of arson attack against church convicted, while charges against alleged co-conspirator dismissed.

Conviction and acquittal in torching of Galilee church

Egypt: Second church explosion in several hours

Church explosion kills two, wounds several others in Alexandria.

Egypt: Second church explosion in several hours

Church puts up banners in support of JCCs

Connecticut church shows support for threatened local Jewish institutions.

Church puts up banners in support of JCCs

Palestinian Authority mourns Cappuci's death

Palestinian Authority, Hamas, mourn pro-terror archbishop's death.

Palestinian Authority mourns Cappuci's death

Arab gang threatens Arutz Sheva - in the heart of Jerusalem

Last month, an Arab gang vandalized a church in eastern Jerusalem. Touring the site, Arutz Sheva reporter is threatened by the same gang.

Arab gang threatens Arutz Sheva - in the heart of Jerusalem

Danish Muslims refuse to bury Normandy church terrorist

A Danish Muslim organization denies rumors it would bury church killer Adel Kermiche. Cemetery only "for Muslims in Denmark."

Danish Muslims refuse to bury Normandy church terrorist

Muslim leaders refuse to bury Normandy priest-killer

After ISIS claimed the attack in Normandy, in which an 86 year-old priest was slaughtered, local Muslims disown the attackers.

Muslim leaders refuse to bury Normandy priest-killer

Rabbi to Pope: Remove church from Auschwitz

Rabbi Avi Weiss writes: "A church does not belong at the largest Jewish cemetery in the world.”

Rabbi to Pope: Remove church from Auschwitz

'Its a synagogue, church, and mosque all in one'

Joint house of prayer for Muslims, Jews, and Christians to be built in Berlin.

'Its a synagogue, church, and mosque all in one'

Battle to preserve ancient church in Gaza

Church or cathedral dating back to 11th century includes priceless artifacts - but Hamas Islamic ministry wants to bulldoze it.

Battle to preserve ancient church in Gaza

'Conflict here not a war against religion, but against hate'

Rivlin meets with Christian leaders in Israel ahead of New Years' to emphasize Israel's value of free speech, religion.

'Conflict here not a war against religion, but against hate'

Arab Thieves Damage Ancient Church Mosaic

Several Galilee Arabs were arrested after they were caught trying to dismantle a sixth-century mosaic floor from an ancient church.

Arab Thieves Damage Ancient Church Mosaic

MK: Arabs Should Condemn Acts Against Jews

Jewish Home MK Yinon Magal blasts church arson, notes that not enough press time given to vandalism against Jewish institutions.

MK: Arabs Should Condemn Acts Against Jews

Police Investigating Defacing of Lake Kinneret Church

Firefighters respond to a blaze at a church on the shores of the Kinneret; graffiti suggests it was an arson attack.

Police Investigating Defacing of Lake Kinneret Church

1,500-Year-Old Church Found Near Highway 1

Church was part of an ancient road station frequented by travelers between Jerusalem and the coastal plain.

1,500-Year-Old Church Found Near Highway 1

Church Attack Foiled in Paris, Terrorist Apprehended

Muslim French-national arrested with extensive arsenal, along with plans to attack 'one or more' churches in French capital.

Church Attack Foiled in Paris, Terrorist Apprehended

Christians, Muslims Debate Dual Heritage Site in Cordoba

Cordoba's 'Mosque-Cathedral' being touted to tourists as Christian, not Muslim-Christian, activist group says.

Christians, Muslims Debate Dual Heritage Site in Cordoba

Root Causes of US Mainline Church Anti-Israelism

Root Causes of US Mainline Church Anti-Israelism

1500 Year Old Byzantine-Era Church Uncovered

Israeli Antiquities Authority discovers the first religious structure in southern Israel from the Byzantine period.

1500 Year Old Byzantine-Era Church Uncovered

Jewish Sites Require Jews to Assert Their Rights, Rabbi Says

Hundreds of people participated in an end of Sabbath melaveh malka event at the Tomb of King David, on Mt. Zion on Saturday night

Jewish Sites Require Jews to Assert Their Rights, Rabbi Says

'Stunningly Offensive' Church Paper 'Negates Beliefs of Judaism'

ADL denounces “stunningly offensive” paper by Church of Scotland that negates the core beliefs of Judaism.

'Stunningly Offensive' Church Paper 'Negates Beliefs of Judaism'

Pope Benedict XVI Delivers Final Public Address

Pope Benedict XVI bade farewell to the faithful Wednesday as he delivered his final public address at S. Peter’s Square in Rome.

Pope Benedict XVI Delivers Final Public Address