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Can Pope Francis Make a Difference for Peace?

Making sense of Pope Francis’s whirlwind Mideast trip By Alex Traiman/JNS.org After two intense days of religious ceremonies in Bethlehem and Jerusalem, meetings with Israeli and Palestinian officials, unscheduled photo opportunities, and ...

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Pope Francis to Visit Israel, Jordan

In Israel, Pope Francis to witness oasis of stability in chaotic region for Christians    By Sean Savage | JNS.org   Following in the footsteps of his two immediate predecessors, Pope Francis ...

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United States Drops to 46 in Press Freedom

While ranking considered “acceptable” America now on par with El Salvador, Botswana From Reporters Without Borders |   The 2014 World Press Freedom Index spotlights the negative impact of conflicts on freedom ...

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