Monday, February 18, 2019
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Palestinian workers carve figurines for sale during Christmas season, at a workshop in Bethlehem

Tourism in Bethlehem Booming as Christmas Nears

By Rami Ayyub BETHLEHEM, West Bank (Reuters)  Bethlehem is enjoying its busiest Christmas season on record, the Palestinian Ministry of Tourism said on Monday, with hotels...
The Wider Image: Ireland's Catholics prepare for a visit from the Pope

Irish Catholics Keep The Faith Ahead of Pope’s Visit

By Clodagh Kilcoyne KNOCK, Ireland (Reuters)  Bernie and Tom Byrne can barely conceal their excitement as they prepare for a visit to Ireland by Pope Francis...
Pope Francis waves to the faithful, accompanied by Archbishop of Benevento Felice Accrocca, as he arrives in Pietrelcina

Pope Pays Tribute to Mystic Monk Said to Have Wrestled with...

By Philip Pullella SAN GIOVANNI ROTONDO, Italy (Reuters) Pope Francis prayed on Saturday before the body of one of Catholicism's most popular saints, Padre Pio, a...
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu attends the weekly cabinet meeting at the Prime Minister's office in Jerusalem

From Jerusalem, Netanyahu Offers Christians Personal Tours of Israel

JERUSALEM (Reuters) Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu offered to play tour guide to Christian pilgrims on Sunday in a message relayed from Jerusalem, whose...