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The Controversial Quest to Find the Ancient Ark of the Covenant

The quest to find the ancient Ark of the Covenant, created by the Hebrews thousands of years ago, not only rocked the archaeological world in the early 1900s but also caused so much outrage that it still reverberates around...

International Organ Festival Travels From Greece to Palestine and Israel

An International music event will be held for the first time in both Palestine and Israel with the hope of expanding, in the near future, to other countries such as Lebanon and Syria. The music event, entitled “Terra Sancta Organ...

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 visit to Jordan and the West Bank last spring. It is fascinating to note that Christians...

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, Israeli President Shimon Peres and Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas announced their decision to visit the...

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 Paul VI and Ecumenical Patriarch Athenagoras. In 1964, those leaders broke a silence of centuries...

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 and 26, 2014 in Israel. This historical dialogue might have a tremendous impact on the two...

Russian Orthodox Patriarch Visits Holy Land

Russian Orthodox Patriarch Kirill was in Jerusalem on Friday for his first visit to the Holy Land since becoming head of the powerful church in 2009. As his motorcade arrived at the Old City's Jaffa Gate, he was welcomed by...