The ancient city of Megiddo and the Christian tradition

A city which dates back to 6000 BC. A strategic point in the Esdrelon Valley, where battles took place in different historical periods, and it would be also associated with [...]

Assumption of Mary: from the place of the Dormition to that of her burial  

Celebrations for the Solemnity of the Assumption of the Virgin Mary in the places venerated today in Jerusalem [...]

A little champion. Joy’s story

The Diyar Academy for Children & Youth held a summer camp in Bethlehem, and many children attended: this is the stor [...]

The Memory of Clare of Assisi celebrated in the Holy City

On Saturday 11 August we commemorated the feast of St Clare of Assisi. The Order founded by the first disciple of St Francis is also present in the Holy Land! [...]

Terra Santa News – 10/08/2018

This week: La festa della Trasfigurazione del Signore sul Monte Tabor, la ventottesima edizione della marcia francescana in Terra Santa, paesaggi tipici disegnati sui gioielli, le candele fatte da una [...]

A passion for candles. Raghad’s story

Raghad Mukarkar from producer to artist. This is how this Christian from Bethlehem decided to create candles in a variety of models for all o [...]

Br Alviero Niccacci: a life dedicated to the word of God

The Italian researcher of the Word of God, Father Alviero Nicacci, passed away. The good son of St Francis was a teacher at the Studium Biblicum Franciscanum in Jerusalem. rn  [...]

"It is good to be here": the Feast of the Transfiguration of the Lord

The Christians of Nazareth and of the area arrived on Mount Tabor after hours of walking. On the morning of 6 August, the Custos of the Holy Land presides over [...]

"Lady of the Earth": Holy Land landscapes engraved on jewellery

As part of the project “Lady of the Earth”, the famous designer Ramzi Eweis, from Ramallah, is creating a series of modern artefacts representing the religious and historical landscapes of [...]

The Muhraqa Monastery: where Elijah challenged the prophets of Baal

The Muhraqa Monastery is on Mount Carmel, 480 meters above sea level. It is a holy place, important for the three religions, where you can feel the gentle breeze of [...]
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