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Benedictine Father Nikodemus Schnabel poses for a photo inside a chapel in the Dormition Abbey on Mt Zion in Jerusalem (CNS)

The Benedictine Church of the Multiplication in Tabgha was damaged in an arson attack in June

Latin Patriarch Fouad Twal of Jerusalem leads a pilgrimage near the Jordan River (AP)

‘The parish priests are tired, the donors are tired and the people are tired,’ says Holy Land leader

The attack on the church has been widely condemned (CNS photo/courtesy Catholic Church in Jerusalem)

Israel is considering labelling the fire a terrorist attack

Bethlehem Mayor Vera Baboun listens as Latin Patriarch of Jerusalem Fouad Twal speaks at a news conference at a convent in Cremisan Valley in Beit Jala, West Bank (CNS)

The security wall would have divided a Catholic monastery

Tensions between Israelis and Palestinians have increased

Violence mounts following synagogue murders

Patriarch Twal visits Iraqi Christian refugees in Jordan (CNS)

Patriarch Fouad Twal said that violence led to more violence

Palestinian civil defense officers inspect the rubble of a destroyed tower shortly after the ceasefire was announced (CNS)

Catholic agencies are assessing the level of need following the cease-fire

Latin Patriarch Fouad Twal of Jerusalem (CNS)

‘We need the politicians to be with us,’ says Latin Patriarch Fouad Twal

Israeli soldiers take part in an operation to locate three Israeli teens

The chancellor of the Latin Patriarchate appealed for the youths to be returned home

Latin Patriarch Fouad Twal of Jerusalem gestures during a procession in Haifa, Israel (CNS)

Patriarch of Jerusalem calls vandalism against Christian and Muslim properties a ‘blight on Israeli democracy’