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By Courtney Mares Vatican City, Mar 3, 2024 / 09:25 am “Enough!” “Stop!” Pope Francis repeated from the window of the Vatican’s Apostolic Palace on Sunday as he called for Israel and Palestine to reach an agreement for “an immediate ceasefire in Gaza.” Speaking in his Angelus address on March 3, the pope …

By Daniel Payne Washington, D.C. Newsroom, Dec 16, 2023 / 15:02 pm Two Christian women were killed on Saturday by an Israeli sniper at the Catholic Holy Family Parish in Gaza, the Latin Patriarchate of Jerusalem said on Saturday morning. The patriarchate said in a statement that “around noon” on Dec. 16, a …

By Joe Bukuras CNA Staff, Oct 20, 2023 / 10:10 am The president of Catholic Relief Services (CRS) this week said he was hoping for a quick reopening of border access to Gaza and deployment of aid to stricken civilians in the war-torn area. CRS on Wednesday repeated its call for “an end …

By Matthew Santucci Vatican City, Oct 18, 2023 / 13:08 pm Pope Francis at the end of his general audience on Wednesday morning announced another day of prayer and fasting for an end to the Israel-Hamas war. “I have decided to call for a day of fasting and prayer on Friday, …

By Julieta Villar ACI Prensa Staff, Oct 10, 2023 / 09:30 am Father Gabriel Romanelli, an Argentine priest of the Institute of the Incarnate Word (IVE) who serves as pastor of Holy Family Parish in Gaza, shared with ACI Prensa, CNA’s Spanish-language news partner, a statement about the situation following the …

By John Stegeman The Catholic Telegraph  With money coming from a variety of sources, Father Rob Waller of St. Andrew parish in Milford wired $14,436.92 in donations specifically “for the children of Gaza, and for the school and parish of Holy Family.” Father Waller, wired the money directly to the …

Staff Report Though much of the world and media attention have turned to the humanitarian crisis in Iraq, the situation in Gaza remains dire as well. Father Rob Waller of St. Andrew’s in Milford is doing something to help.

By Winston Pierre Catholic News Service  WASHINGTON — The head of a Michigan-based tour company that leads trips to the Holy Land said the ongoing conflict between Israel and Hamas so far has not had an impact on pilgrimages he and his associates lead.