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Topic: Israel

Blog from the Holy Land: The Church’s shrine to women in the birthplace of Mary Magdalene

A new church in Magdala pays tribute to the ‘eternal dignity of women’

Morning Catholic must-reads: 22/05/14

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Pope Francis is heading to the land of arguments

With the Pope visiting the Holy Land next week, Tim Stanley reports on the fascinating, troubled place

Patriarch calls for Israeli authorities to crack down on vandalism at religious sites

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

Morning Catholic must-reads: 02/05/14

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Bishops urge leaders to act over ‘man-made disaster’ of Gaza

Bishops visiting from North America and Europe say humanitarian situation is a scandal

US bishop says world must tackle ‘intolerable’ situation in Gaza

Bishops from US, canada and Europe visit the troubled area’s tiny Christian community

Pope to visit Holy Land on May 24

Francis makes announcement on 50th anniversary of Paul’s Jerusalem meeting

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What future is there for the Middle East’s minorities?

European history offers a chilling precedent