Presentation, at the Vatican, of the book, "Italian Artists in the Holy Land"

On April 19, a presentation of the book ‘Italian Artists in the Holy Land’ was held at the Vatican Museums in the presence of the Custos of the Holy Land,  [...]

Terra Santa News 20/04/2018

This week: The appeal of Pope Francis and local Franciscans for peace in Syria, the vocations of Syrian twins, the first photography academy in Palestine, the Rosary Sisters’ school for  [...]

Inauguration of the first Palestine Photography Academy

At Jifna, near Ramallah, the photographer Arine Rinawi has established the first local academy specializing in the art  [...]

The seeds of hope: Syrian twins explain their acceptance of a joint vocation

The life of two brothers, students within the Custody of the Holy Land, reflects hope and a search for holiness, as called for in Gaudete et Exsultate, the recent Apostolic  [...]

From darkness to light: the scrolls of Qumran

At the Israel Museum, the Shrine of the Book houses the Dead Sea Scrolls, the oldest extant biblical ma [...]

The Rosary Sisters’ Sewing and Fashion Design Center

In 1987, the Rosary Sisters established a center for instruction in sewing and fashion design. It offers theoretical and practical courses to students in  [...]

Syria, An appeal for peace from the Pope as well as from the Franciscans of Aleppo and Damascus

In a sorrowful appeal to political leaders, Pope Francis seeks an end to the war in Syria, and asks for prayers for the Franciscan friars who remain there to serve  [...]

TERRA SANTA NEWS – 13/04/2018

This week: the solemnity of the Annunciation, The rite of the Holy Fire at the Orthodox Easter, the Jewish Passover, the traditional exchange of greetings at the Orthodox Patriarchate, Armenian  [...]

Unity in the Resurrection: Best wishes to the Orthodox Church.

Traditional exchange of greetings on the occasion of the Orthodox Easter. A sign of unity in the Res [...]

Passover, a Jewish festival remembered at a meal.

The significance of Passover in Jerusalem. We visit the home of a Jewish woman to discover the role of food in this anci [...]
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