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The bishops were confronted by security forces and instructed to leave (Mazur/catholicnews.org.uk)

A delegation of bishops from the Holy Land Coordination was turned away from the Cremisan Valley

Nine-year-old Syrian refugees at a camp in Jordan (AP)

Bishop Declan Lang will lead a delegation of bishops from Europe, South Africa and North America later this month

Cardinal Edwin O'Brien (CNS photo/Bob Roller)

Cardinal O’Brien, who ministered to dying troops in Vietnam, suggests US public is ‘very blase’ about ISIS

Israeli border police walk past the wall being built between Palestinian and Jewish neighborhoods in Jerusalem  on Sunday (AP)

Francis says courage must be shown to end rising violence between Palestinians and Israelis

Cardinal Nichols greets President Rivlin. Below, Cardinal Nichols and Archbishop Martin (Photo: Mazur/catholicnews.org.uk)

Cardinal Nichols and Archbishop Martin say the schools are facing ‘impossible cuts’

Francis rides the Popemobile in Asunción, Paraguay, last month (AP)

Morning Catholic must-reads: 27/08/15

A daily guide to what’s happening in the Catholic Church

Fire damage at the Benedictine Church of the Multiplication in  Tabgha (CNS)

Rabbi Gopstein, who heads the Jewish anti-assimilation movement Lehava, said in early August that ‘churches and mosques could be burned’

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

Booklets showing Marie-Alphonsine Ghattas, one of four 19th-century nuns canonised on May 17 (AP Photo/Dusan Vranic)

Pope Francis to canonise first modern saints to hail from the territory that made up historic Palestine

A portion of the Book of Isaiah from the Dead Sea scrolls on display in Jerusalem (PA)

Time for another Dead Sea earthquake

The chronology of earthquakes in the Holy Land from the Bronze Age to the present is alarming