Graffiti Art From Greek Myth ‘Niobe’ in Gaza

Releasing a two-minute video on his website featuring his new art pieces scattered across depressing Palestinian ruins, world's best-known mystery graffiti artist Banksy repositions the popular ancient...

New Ambassador of Israel Presents Credentials to Greek President Papoulias

Israel's new ambassador to Greece, Irit Ben-Abba, presented her credentials to President of the Hellenic Republic Karolos Papoulias on Tuesday, October 7. Ben-Abba, a highly experienced diplomat,...
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The ‘Mosaic’ of Holy Land’s Christian Communities

By Pat McCarthy* and Dan Woodin** BETHLEHEM/JERUSALEM (ANS) -- A snapshot of the Holy Land's Christian population was revealed after Pope Francis' and Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew's joint...

Greek Orthodox Church Shelter for Palestinians

About 1,000 Palestinian Muslims fleeing Israeli shells devastating their Gaza neighbourhood have found shelter in a building they otherwise would rarely if ever enter,...

Gaza Rocket Lands Near Israel’s Main Airport – Aegean Airlines Canceled Flights to Tel...

JERUSALEM (AP) — A rocket fired from the Gaza Strip landed near Israel's main airport Tuesday, wounding one Israeli and prompting all U.S. and...

Desecration of the Greek Orthodox Chapel of St Sion in Israel

Religious vandalism has been on the rise during the last few years, perpetrated mainly by Muslim and Jewish adolescents.  Their aim is to vandalize...

Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew Meets Israeli, Palestinian Presidents

Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew, currently on a visit to the Holy Lands, on Tuesday had meetings with the Israeli and Palestinian leaderships. During the Patriarch's visit,...

Rare Seal Depicting St. Sabbas Discovered in Jerusalem

A rare seal dating back to the Crusades era has been discovered during excavations at the Monastery of St. Sabbas in the Bayit VeGan...
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Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew and Pope Francis Issue Joint Declaration

  JERUSALEM – His All-Holiness Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew and His Holiness Pope Francis crossed a fifty-year milestone today, continuing the legacy of their predecessors Pope...
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What Will The Pope and Ecumenical Patriarch Discuss in Their Historic Meeting?

Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew and Pope Francis will have three historical meetings to honor their predecessors and discuss a variety of world issues on May 25...