Christianity is by far the largest religion in the world with about 2.2 billion adherents. In Israel it is practiced by more than 170 000 Israeli citizens and, in addition, the country attracts millions of Christian tourists every year. 'Christian News' provides you with the latest updates from the Christian world in Israel and abroad.
The Armenian Christian community in the Holy Land is the only community to celebrate Christmas on January 18 and 19 due to historical differences with other Orthodox denominations.
Greek Orthodox Patriarch Theophilos III leads the ceremony.
Hundreds of Evangelical Christians from around the world gathered in the capital for a Day of Prayer.
More than three-quarters of the Irish population flocked to see Pope John Paul II in 1979 at a time when divorce and contraception were illegal.
As Christians in the Middle East risk death for practicing their faith, the IFCJ is doing what it can to keep them safe.
As Christians in the Middle East risk death for practicing their faith, the IFJC is doing what it can to keep them safe.
Representatives from the Interior Ministry were sent to the Ukraine prior to the flight to issue Israeli ID cards to the group of immigrants as a way to reduce the bureaucratic procedures.
In Dallas, 1100 Christian Zionist leaders gathered with Dr. Mike Evans, founder of the FOZ Museum, to celebrate Israel’s 70th year of statehood.
Appointing new cardinals is one of the most significant powers of a Pope.
Morales was awarded the Friends of Zion Award a few months ago in a ceremony at the Guatemalan President’s Office to mark his steadfast support for strong Guatemala-Israel relations.
The upcoming tribute show hosted by CBN and The Fellowship is not just a celebration of Israel, but of the strong bonds between Jews and Christians.
"We want to tell the real story of what Israel is doing," Robertson said.
Last week, the father of the toddler asked Pope Francis if the pontiff could speak for his son.
The Easter holiday and Palm Sunday celebrations across Nineveh and in Mosul and Duhok seem to show a drive for reconstruction and energy being put in to the post-ISIS future.
The Fellowship House is designed to be a home away from home for Christians visiting the Holy Land.
The Vatican said the article "was the fruit of his reconstruction."
This program is one of the hundreds offered by IFCJ that aims to fill the financial gaps in society.
The Christian organization has lauded the Trump administration's plan to move the American embassy to Jerusalem.
Zion Oil & Gas is currently exploring for oil and gas in Israel in areas located on-shore between Haifa and Tel Aviv.
"We came here all the way from Chicago, ten thousand miles, hoping to see where Christ died and we were so disappointed," says upset tourist.
According to his ministry, he preached to more people than anyone else in history, reaching hundreds of millions of people.
This would make Jews and Muslims "criminals," bishop says.
"The door of truth is in fact more open today than ever before, particularly in the US, the very wellspring of international policy-making on Israel."
Ability to successfully produce the well still in doubt.
Successful passage would make it 12th state to have anti-boycott law.
Vice President Mike Pence was supposed to address the issue during his recent trip to the Middle East, but he made few strides during his visit.
Improved visa process has been a boon for Israel.
Israel365 helps evangelicals fortify West Bank settlements.
Francis compared the use of fake news to the Bible story of the devil, who, disguised as a serpent, persuaded Eve to eat the fruit of the forbidden tree.
On Friday, three IDF soldiers were wounded in a ramming attack in Qasr el Yahod. On Saturday, Christian pilgrims prayed there nevertheless.
VP must understand that changes in the region begin with human rights.
At a Brexit conference, experts give an outlook for 2018.
Palestinian worshipers face enormous amount of pressure
In response to New Year’s speech, Ambassador David reaffirms Jewish state’s position.
The Bible is playing out right before our eyes," author Bill Koenig said on a recent radio program.
Islamist militants have claimed several attacks on Egypt's large Christian minority in recent years.
Turning the other cheek isn't working in the face of Islamism.
Christian communities are increasingly worried about extremists who want to make the Jewish state one that is solely for Jews.
"We see Jesus in the children of the Middle East who continue to suffer because of growing tensions between Israelis and Palestinians," the pope said in his address.
For Yael Eckstein, Vice President of International Fellowship of Christian and Jews, US recognition of Jerusalem marks an ever-growing bond between Evangelical Christians and Israel.
'65 nations not supporting anti-Jerusalem resolution is major change,' Sandell says.
"What the #MeToo movement shows is the public is now willing to assign blame. They are naming names and part of that is naming the legislators who are not willing to pass these laws."
"My plants are sacred to all religions," he said.
Tourism Ministry: Over 3.5 million tourists in 2017 – 500,000 more than previous year.
Some of the shop's designs date back to Crusader times.
In 2002, Law stepped down, having become a central figure in the worst crisis to hit the Roman Catholic Church in America.
Cyrus couldn’t complete his declaration. How will Trump fare?
"Words alone are hollow unless action follows," said Sen. Mark Rubio.
100 years to city's capture and Trump recognition means future keeps on getting brighter.
Christian groups host 100th anniversary event at European Parliament.
South Africa’s Jewish and Christian communities have launched several campaigns to encourage the country’s ruling party, the African National Congress, not to downgrade its embassy in Israel.
Analyzing gypsum mortar connecting that slab to the bedrock allowed them to determine its age, dating it to 335-345 AD.
The pope's words will be closely watched following his decision not to use the word "Rohingya" in public during his four-day Myanmar trip to avoid a diplomatic incident
Pence: It is impossible not to see hands from heaven in 1947 partition vote.
If the modern People of Israel are a continuation of the ancient biblical People of Israel, then shouldn’t the capital of the modern State of Israel be the same as the ancient Kingdom of Israel?
Redemption comes little by little. There is still much more to be seen.
"May he protect children who suffer from conflicts in which they have no part, but which rob them of their childhood and at times of life itself."
First Eastern Christianity was destroyed. Now it’s Europe’s turn, according to an Italian author.
A Jew? A Christian? A "Jew for Jesus"? Jacob Damkani isn't as focused on his own mission as he is on challenging replacement theology.
Christian group founder says this fight against antisemitism is for all who believe in freedom.
The civil war in Syria sparked a global refugee crisis, with more than 5 million refugees displaced from Syria alone since fighting began in 2011.
His shock demise fueled press speculation that he might have been murdered.
In wake of Texas shooting, Rev. Robert Bakke tells pastors to stop teaching weakness.
Christian Zionists, most of whom are part of the world’s 700 million-strong evangelical community, view themselves as the Jews’ partners in God’s plan.
There is still a while to go until biblical borders of Israel are established.
Historians have recorded how General Allenby had given each of his soldiers a Bible, and he was often found on his knees looking for direction from above.
How to promote dialogue among young people? Jewish education and the Vatican think they have a way.
Deputy minister recalls fortune of being alive during State of Israel's existence.
'The Atlantic' explores how the Christian Zionist movement is undergoing a transformation, both theologically and geographically.
Resolving conflicts respectfully shows parents are devoted to what’s best for the family.
‘It’s clear that there is a lot to be learned that we can take back with us.’
The statesman had honest look at Israel during his stay, BDS activists need to do the same.
Luther's actions show that even in the dark, God is there to provide light
WWII memorial event recalls dangers of antisemitism, racism.
Laurie Cardoza-Moore is founder and president of Proclaiming Justice to The Nations, an organization dedicated education about the dangers of antisemitism and the BDS movement.
The portrait, which depicts Christ in vivid blue and crimson robes and holding a crystal orb, is one of fewer than 20 da Vinci paintings still in existence.
Evangelicals have become a dominant force of support globally for Israel.
"If we look on our neighbors without mercy we risk that even God will look on us without mercy."
Founder of HaYovel says agreeing with “replacement theology” is disagreeing with God.
Kathie Lee Gifford has been on four rabbinical study trips to Israel.
Congregation Beth Yeshurun was completely flooded during Hurricane Harvey.
"Offend the sensibilities of Islamists and you might get killed," says CAMERA’s Van Zile.
“It just shows that it’s such an important thing that Christians also want it,” says Karen Goode.
“The efforts by these Christians send a powerful message: The Bible, and its message about a land flowing with milk and honey, is stronger than terrorism and can beat BDS,” Israel365 founder says.
All secular books were destroyed but the Bibles remained in good condition, says Houston resident.
The gospel cable car project is marvelous, but shouldn’t take away from true tourist experience.
With today's politics, we must recognize these dates in Europe, ECI says.
Evangelical Christian group brings expert Sloan Rachmuth on board.
Sloan Rachmuth, leader of Proclaiming Justice to the Nations, utilizes financial records, spoken words, recordings and other hard evidence when exposing the BDS movement.
The challenges facing Israel today are not only from conventional wars but just as often diplomatic.
No true fan of the man in black would ever be a neo-Nazi, says Cash family.
Washington’s treatment of the Jewish people was something that had a much larger affect than just on his country.
Guam's Catholics date back to the 17th Century, making them one of the oldest Christian communities in the Western Pacific.