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Vatican urges Israel to prevent "price tag" attacks on Christians

The Vatican has asked Israeli authorities to clamp down on racist hate crimes against Palestinian Christians. The push comes after Vatican owned ... Church has called on Israel to prevent hate attacks against Vatican-owned buildings in East al-Quds ...

08/05/2014 - 13:27 - comment 0

A handout picture released by the Vatican press office

A handout picture released by the Vatican press office © 2014 Al Bawaba ( www.albawaba.com ) (NEWS, photo of the week, Middle East) ...

26/05/2014 - 07:51 - comment 0

Peres, Abbas head to Vatican to pray with Pope Francis

President Mahmoud Abbas are heading to Vatican city today to pray with Pope Francis. Israeli President Shimon Peres is expected to head to the Vatican  Sunday to take part in an interfaith ... to the Vatican after attending the inauguration of Egypt's President-elect Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi. ...

08/06/2014 - 08:23 - comment 0

Shimon Peres and Mahmoud Abbas to pray with Pope Francis in the Vatican

and Israel to pray in the Vatican for peace and stability in the Middle East on June 8. ... Francis on June 8, the Vatican announced Thursday. Pope Francis offered the unprecedented ... Both Peres and Abbas quickly accepted. The meeting will take place at the Vatican , and likely ...

30/05/2014 - 15:53 - comment 0

Abbas, Peres accept Pope's invitation to the Vatican

the Pope's invitation to come to the Vatican to pray for peace. President Shimon ... to both leaders pray for peace at the Vatican. “The president welcomes the pope’s initiative and says ... in the Vatican. Meanwhile, a PLO executive committee member told CNN that the Palestinian leadership had ...

25/05/2014 - 16:53 - comment 0

Lebanon kidnappings scare off tourists but 85-year-old Pope still plans to come

Despite the unrest in Lebanon, the Vatican says ... Pope Benedict XVI's visit to Lebanon next month will go ahead as scheduled, the Vatican said ... preparations for the visit are going ahead without any uncertainty on the part of the Vatican," Vatican ...

Editor's Choice - 21/08/2012 - 10:02 - comment 0

Pope: relations between Vatican, State of Palestine "good"

Pope Francis made an impassioned plea for peace on a pilgrimage on Sunday to Bethlehem, the traditional birthplace of Jesus, urging an intensified effort to end the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. ...

25/05/2014 - 11:56 - comment 0

Palestinian President invites Pope to Holy Land

invited Pope Francis to visit the Holy Land Thursday, according to AFP. Abbas spoke to Vatican Foreign Affairs official Dominique Mambert at the Vatican extending the invitation to Palestine ... but the Vatican has not yet confirmed the trip. Abbas is the fourth Middle East leader to meet Pope Francis ...

17/10/2013 - 13:01 - comment 0

EMC sponsors ‘Lux in Arcana - The Vatican secret Archive Reveals Itself’ exhibition

of great historical value, preserved for 400 years in the Vatican Secret Archive.  As main sponsor, EMC ... together a number of organizations and institutional partners, including the Vatican’s Secret Archive; Roma ... Cultura.   Mr. Luca Carboni, Secretary General, Vatican Secret Archive:  “The Vatican Secret ...

Press Release - 04/03/2012 - 10:04 - comment 0

Bibi and the Bible: Netanyahu to meet the Pope in December despite previous public snub

on December 2 in the Vatican despite having snubbed the Catholic leader previously. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is set to meet the Pope Francis in the Vatican on December 2, ... Netanyahu in an audience on December 2," the agency said, citing "well-informed Vatican ...

Editor's Choice - 24/11/2013 - 06:48 - comment 1