Catholic Herald logo
Palestinian protesters clash with Israeli soldiers in Bethlehem, West Bank (Photo: CNS)

Bishop Shomali says it is painful to see violence return to Jerusalem

Bishop Declan Lang condemned the action by Israel © Mazur/

Bishop Declan Lang condemns renewed construction ahead of Supreme Court ruling

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

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

Pope Francis with Mexican president Enrique Peña Nieto and First Lady Angelica Rivera in June 2014 (AP)

Morning Catholic must-reads: 25/02/15

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

Pope Francis delivers the Angelus address yesterday (AP)

Morning Catholic must-reads: 22/12/14

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

An image of Agnès Sorel, the 15th-century royal mistress and fashion trendsetter (CNS)

A new biography captures the sense of suppressed panic that lay behind the intricate court etiquette of the 15th century

Mount Zion seen from the south by Victorian landscape painter Thomas Seddon

Second Sunday of Advent, ISAIAH 40: 1-5; 2 PETER 3: 8-14; MARK 1: 1-8 (Year B)

Tensions between Israelis and Palestinians have increased

Violence mounts following synagogue murders

Francis arrives for this morning's general audience (AP)

Today’s Catholic must-reads: 19/11/14

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