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Statement regarding the reopening of the Holy Sepulchre

Following the evolvement of the situation in the Holy Land, we the Heads of the Three Communities, custodians of the Basilica of the Holy Sepulchre and Resurrection, wish to inform [...]

Bethlehem: a new project for the production of protection masks

Active Women Against Covid-19 is the name of the project financed by F.A.I. (Fondation Assistance Internationale) and implemented in Bethlehem by Pro Terra Sancta. The project in its initial phase [...]

Jerusalem: a new digital exposition of the Library of the Custody of the Holy Land

A new digital exposition “The Printer’s Small Library. Books, Reference Works and Handbooks on the Shelf of the Franciscan Printing Press in Jerusalem ”of the General Library of the Holy [...]

Annual Report 2019

The General Assembly of the Association pro Terra Sancta met in Jerusalem on April 27 to discuss the Annual  Report 2019 and the renewal of the Pro Terra Sancta logo. The Annual Report [...]

Sea of Galilee: the Lake of Jesus

There are numerous names for this large freshwater basin, which is about 21 km long, 12 km wide and 200 meters below sea level. But in all languages and all [...]

Washington, D. C.: monastery life continues in time of pandemic

Since the middle of March, life for the friars and student priests living at the Franciscan Monastery of the Holy Land in Washington, D.C., has undergone two major shifts, as [...]

 Stories from the parishes of the Holy Land, at the side of the faithful

“The word of God continues to be sown and we are not giving up.” This is how  Fr. Marwan Di’des, parish priest of the Latin church of Nazareth, speaks about [...]

Holy Land: Heads of Churches voice concern about Israel’s planned annexation of West Bank land

A Statement by the Patriarchs and Heads of the Holy Land Churches on Israeli Unilateral Annexation Plans (May 7, 2020) As a result of the stagnation of the Peace Process [...]

Updates from Aleppo: “The real problem now is hunger”.

Father Ibrahim Alasbagh describes how the Syrian community is experiencing the Covid-19 pandemic and how the biggest problem is the economic crisis and the risk of starvation, an insurmountable new [...]

Rhodes: the refugees crisis in Covid-19 times

Short witness by Fr. John Luke Gregory guardian father and parish priest in Rhodes (Greece) on the refugees crisis in the Dodecanese islands during Coronavirus emergency. […] [...]
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