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LOOK: How Christianity Is Disappearing In The Middle East In One Chart

The Huffington Post | Alissa Scheller & Antonia Blumberg | Posted 05.23.2014 | Religion

Pope Francis' visit to the Holy Land on May 24 has highlighted an increasing exodus of Christians from the Middle East, the very region that gave birt...

Pope To Visit Palestinian Refugee Camp On Holy Land Visit

AP | Mohammed Daraghmeh | Posted 05.22.2014 | Religion

DHEISHEH REFUGEE CAMP, West Bank (AP) - Pope Francis will spend less than half an hour in this Palestinian refugee camp during a jam-packed Holy Land ...

Pope Eyes Mending Religious Conflicts On Visit To Holy Land

Religion News Service | Josephine McKenna | Posted 05.22.2014 | Religion

VATICAN CITY (RNS) It sounds a little far-fetched and for some purists perhaps unthinkable: A pope, a rabbi and a sheik decide to travel to the Holy L...

Dramatc Christian Exodus Shadows Papal Visit To Holy Land

AP | DANIEL ESTRIN | Posted 07.21.2014 | Religion

BETHLEHEM, West Bank (AP) — Pope Francis will arrive this weekend in the land where Christianity was born — and where Christians are disappearing....

A Virtual Tour Of The Pope's Holy Land Visit

The Huffington Post | Antonia Blumberg | Posted 05.22.2014 | Religion

Pope Francis sets out for the Holy Land on May 24, and not a minute of his three-day trip will be wasted. The pope will visit some of the most sacred ...

Jewish Groups To Demonstrate Against Pope Francis Visit

Religion News Service | Michele Chabin | Posted 05.22.2014 | Religion

JERUSALEM (RNS) Ahead of Pope Francis’ visit, Jewish religious and nationalist groups plan to demonstrate Thursday (May 22) to demand that the Israe...

Holy Land Christians Hope Pope Francis' Visit Will Revive Peace Talks

Religion News Service | Evan Simko-Bednarski and Harry Stevens | Posted 05.13.2014 | Religion

BETHLEHEM, West Bank (RNS) With the last round of peace talks between the Israeli government and the Palestinian Authority stalled if not moribund, so...

Pope Meets With Holy Land Rabbi, Imam, Druze

AP | NICOLE WINFIELD | Posted 01.10.2012 | Religion

VATICAN CITY — A delegation of Muslim, Christian, Jewish and Druse religious leaders in Israel met Thursday with Pope Benedict XVI in a high-pro...

Pope Mideast Trip Begins Tomorrow, Despite His Tendency To Infuriate Jews, Muslims

AP | VICTOR L. SIMPSON | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

VATICAN CITY — Pope Benedict XVI begins a weeklong tour in the Middle East on Friday, a self-described "pilgrim of peace" seeking to strengthen ...