Nuncio Girelli Makes His Solemn Entry Into Jerusalem

Thursday, December 14, Mons. Leopoldo Girelli, new Apostolic Nuncio to Israel and Cyprus and Apostolic Delegate to Jerusalem and Palestine entered the Holy City, starting from J [...]

Santa Claus settles in Jerusalem

In December 2017, the first Santa Claus House of the Holy Land opened: chocolates, toys, a nativity set and Christmas songs bring a smile to the children of [...]

“A thousand times Christmas”, the nativities of Tonino Maurizi in Jerusalem

The exhibition of the painter from “Le Marche” region, inaugurated on December 7 in the Curia halls of the Custody of the Holy Land, which will be open until February  [...]

The Custody of the Holy Land celebrates Our Lady of Guadalupe

The icon of the Virgin dominated the altar, while the priest celebrated the mass in Spanish. The image that could be seen at the church of St. Savior on Dec.  [...]

A week of formation for the new Custody of the Holy Land missionaries

They attended a full week’s worth of courses to understand the complexity of the Custody in depth. The new missionaries, who arrived in the Holy Land to serve in the  [...]

To make cribs in the land of Jesus

Following a proposal made many years ago by the great Franciscan archaeologist, Fr. Michele Piccirillo, today Maurizio Enrico Villa has decided to export the art of the crib from Italy  [...]

Tonino Maurizi: a tribute to the Nativity. 110 paintings on display in Jerusalem.

The “A thousand times Christmas” exhibition will take place at the Custodial Curia at St. Savior’s Monastery in Jerusalem from December 7, 2017, to February 2, 2018.110 paintings created by  [...]

Terra Santa News 08/12/17

This week’s events: The Church’s appeal to Trump on Jerusalem, the beginning of Advent in Bethlehem, the visit of Mons. Pizzaballa to the Christians of Gaza, the Week of Healing  [...]

The schools of the Holy Land prepare to celebrate 800 years of Franciscan presence

A meeting was held to discuss the initiatives to be carried out in schools on the occasion of the 800 years of Franciscans’ presence in the Holy Land. This is  [...]

Pope Francis and the Heads of the Churches in Jerusalem: "The Holy City has a Special Vocation to Peace"

Wednesday, December 6, shortly before the official statements of the US President, Donald Trump, regarding Jerusalem, Pope Francis and the Heads of the local Churches reaffirmed the vocation of the  [...]
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