Archaeological Excavation at a Byzantine Church in Ramallah

Al-Quds University, in cooperation with the Greek Orthodox Patriarchate, is carrying out archaeological excavations at the ruins of two churches dating back to the Byzantine era, in the vicinity of [...]

Terra Santa News 18/10/2019

This week: the return of the war in Syria, the celebration of the presence, preaching and wonders of Jesus in Capernaum, the Jewish feast of Sukkoth, the book by Mgr [...]

Special | The “Story of Ibn-El-Balad” Festival in Ramallah

Some of the best moments of the “Story of Ibn-El-Balad” Festival in Ramallah. [...]

“Is peace possible?”

“Is peace possible?” is the title of a book recently published by the Justice and Peace Committee of the Assembly of Catholic Ordinaries of the Holy Land. The book raises, [...]

War returns to Syria

War is back in Syria. And it is the Kurdish people, affected by the invasion of Turkey, who are paying the price. The war returns just when, after years of [...]

Sukkoth, the Jewish Feast of Tabernacles

The lights of the huts on the streets and roofs illuminate the night of Jerusalem. For a week, in the most observant families, the sukkah literally replaces the house. It [...]

Celebrating the memory of Jesus’ entry into Capernaum: presence, preaching and wonders.

Franciscans, pilgrims and local Christians gathered to celebrate the memory of Jesus’ entry into Capernaum. [...]

Imad Al-Sarass: Survival and Steadfastness Despite the Challenges

In the village of Sakaryya in the Bethlehem District, Palestinian farmer Imad As-Sarass and his family intend to withstand despite the challenges facing them. Their 800-donum farm is self-sufficient and [...]

Terra Santa News 11/10/2019

This week: Celebrations in Jerusalem for the feast of St. Francis of Assisi; the inauguration along the Way of the Cross of the new bronze sculptures; the meeting of the [...]

The preliminary study for the second phase of work on the Holy Sepulchre is underway

The path that will lead, in the next few years, to new restoration works inside the Basilica of the Holy Sepulchre has now come to fruition. The Custody of the [...]
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