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Terra Santa News 10/07/2020

This week: the ancient stones and living stones of the Holy Land; the story of Amir, who after his illness founded an association to help orphaned children in Nazareth, the [...]

The Haya Foundation of Nazareth: from pain to hope

Amir got cancer three times, but he didn’t let it overwhelm him. On the contrary, from his pain, a great hope was born, together with the desire to give something [...]

Fifth Regional Biblical Knowledge Competition in Nazareth

The fifth regional Bible knowledge competition, which took place at the St. Anthony’s Centre in Nazareth, saw winners: Randa Bahouth from Shafa-Amr and Mervat Khoury from “Ebline”. A competition sponsored [...]

The Armenian cathedral in Jerusalem and the two martyrs named James

Built in 1163 during the reign of Queen Melisenda, St. James Cathedral is the heart of the Armenian quarter of Jerusalem’s Old City. In the church there are – according [...]

Terra Santa News 03/07/2020

This week: the celebrations of the feast of Saints Peter and Paul in the Holy Land; the testimony of Br Bahjat Karakach from Damascus, Syria, hit after ten years of [...]

Damascus, Syria: from poverty to misery

After ten years of war, Syria has also been hit in recent months by a very serious economic crisis. The value of the local currency has dropped and prices have [...]

From Hellen Keller to the Terra Sancta School in Jerusalem: time for diplomas

Graduation time in the Holy Land, also in this particular year due to the Coronavirus pandemic. Celebrations for the end of the school year at the Hellen Keller School in [...]

The Precious Blood of Jesus

The Feast of the Most Precious Blood of Jesus was celebrated with a Mass in the Basilica of Agony in Gethsemane in Jerusalem, the place where Jesus suffered his agony. [...]

Peter and Paul, the first Pope and the apostle of nations

In the Holy Land the celebrations of Saint Peter and Saint Paul, in the places that bear their memory. The Christian communities have identified in these two apostles the pillars [...]

Terra Santa News 26/06/2020

This week: the feast of the birth of St. John the Baptist in Ein Karem, the 50th anniversary of the canonization of the first Franciscan martyrs of the Custody of [...]
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