Statement on Municipal threats and the discriminatory “Church Lands Bill”

The heads of Churches in charge of the Holy Sepulcher and the Status Quo governing the various Christian Holy Sites in Jerusalem,are following with great concern the systematic campaign against  [...]

Terra Santa News 23/02/2018

This week: the first weekend of Lent in Jerusalem, with several interesting facts about the Holy Sepulcher and the pilgrims’ experience. A look at Egypt for the inauguration of a  [...]

Egypt: Inauguration of the church dedicated to 21 Coptic martyrs

Three years after the massacre of the 21 young Copts, a church in their memory was inaugurated [...]

"Entering the set of your favorite movie": pilgrims in the Holy Land

Over 100 Italian pilgrims traveled to the Holy Land: the journey was organized by ‘Opera Romana Pellegrinaggi’. Walking on the traces of Jesus, between history an [...]

WYD Panama: 1.5 million rosaries "made in Bethlehem"

From Bethlehem to the WYD in Panama: 1.5 million rosaries will be produced in the Holy Land for the young people who will attend the World Youth Day, to encourage  [...]

First weekend of Lent in the Basilica of the Holy Sepulcher

A busy weekend in Jerusalem. Highlights: the solemn entrance of Mons. Pizzaballa into the Holy Sepulcher and the Office of Readings on Saturda [...]


This week’s events: Beginning of Lent-Helping the sick by St. Joseph hospital-Consecrated life in Jerusalem, where the feast of St. Maron was celebrated and where the Benedictines opened the doors  [...]

Lent begins in the Land of Jesus

Ash Wednesday marks the beginning of Lent in the Holy Land: local Christians are preparing to live this season  [...]

Open House in the Church of the Dormition of Mary

An organ recital, a visit to the monastery, the sale of books and samples of delicious food: these were some of the activities that took place during the Open House  [...]

Jerusalem, Christian identity themed with the religious of the Holy Land

Over 70 members of the Episcopal Committee for Consecrated Life in the Holy Land met in Abu Gosh with Mons. Pizzaballa to discuss about their assignments and about the significance  [...]
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