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‘Compared with a year ago, we’re worse off,’ says Gaza parish priest Fr Jorge Hernandez

What matters is not so much the precise spot of Jesus’s baptism, but rather the importance of the whole ritual

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

Archbishop Gallagher makes call for two-state solution ‘as soon as possible’

Church of the Multiplication suffered arson attack last week

Israel is considering labelling the fire a terrorist attack

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

Francis urged the Palestinian president to be ‘an angel of peace’ – he didn’t tell him he was one

A Vatican-Palestine accord also upheld the principle of religious freedom