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Gilad Shalit gives his first interview to Egyptian television after his release

His kidnapping five years ago has done the Palestinian cause no favours

Icons are displayed in a shop window in Jerusalem's Old City (Photo: AP)

The Alliance Pentecostal church is acquiring new converts each month

A woman studies the Bible at St Mary of Celle parish in Berwyn, Illinois (CNS photo/Karen Callaway, Catholic New World)

Morning Catholic must-reads: 12/11/10

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

Bishops at the closing Mass of the Synod at St Peter's Basilica (Photo: CNS)

Middle East bishops had a right to speak up for Palestinians at the Synod

Pope Benedict XVI blesses a child as he leaves the closing Mass of the Synod of Bishops for the Middle East (Photo: CNS/Paul Haring)

Pope: we can never give up on peace

Pope Benedict XVI closes Middle East Synod by urging bishops never to resign themselves ‘to the absence of peace’

Middle East patriarchs fight for peace

Representatives from churches in the Middle East attending the Synod have asked the international community to help Israel in achieving peace

A prayerful spirit is always open to God and habitually understands itself as dependent upon his grace (Photo: CNS)

The challenge of praying constantly

Twenty-ninth Sunday of the Year: Exodus 17:8-13; 2 Timothy 3:14-4:2; Luke 18:1-8

(AP Photo/L'Osservatore Romano)

Pope meets Israeli president

The two men expressed hope that the renewal of talks in Washington would lead to ‘lasting peace’