Terra Santa News 22/03/2019

This week: The celebration of the Apostolic Nunciature in Israel for the sixth anniversary of the pontificate of Pope Francis; the feast of Saint Joseph in Nazareth; the first stage [...]

Lenten pilgrimages: “Immerse yourself in the mystery of God”

The Franciscans of the Custody of the Holy Land began the Lenten journey with the first stop at Dominus Flevit, a place which recalls the crying of Jesus over [...]

The feast of Saint Joseph is celebrated in the place where the Holy Family lived

On March 19, the feast of St. Joseph was celebrated all over the world, but here in Nazareth, where this righteous man lived, the feast saw a different a [...]

A mosaic of the Virgin Mary of Iraq in the Basilica of the Annunciation

On Wednesday 13 March, the Apostolic Nuncio to Jordan and Iraq, Mgr. Alberto Ortega Martin inaugurated and blessed a mosaic of the Iraqi Madonna in the Basilica of the Ann [...]

Cardinal Duka. Pilgrim In The Holy Land

The Archbishop of Prague together with the Episcopal Conference of the Czech Republic on pilgrimage to the Holy Land. The Solemn Entrance into the Basilica of the Holy Sepulchre is [...]

A different visit to the Old City of Jerusalem

Thanks to the financial support offered by the Palestinian Cultural Fund, on March 9 the “Shaghaf” Institute organised a visit to the Old City of Jerusalem, giving participants the opportunity [...]

Terra Santa News 15/03/2019

This week: Celebrations of the first weekend of Lent at the Holy Sepulchre; the blessing of one of the two new chapels at the Moses Memorial on Mount Nebo in [...]

Two new celebratory places at Mount Nebo

On Sunday, March 10, in the presence of religious authorities and pilgrims, one of the two new chapels at the Memorial of Moses, on Mount Nebo in Jordan, wa [...]

Pilgrims and religious live the first Lent weekend in Jerusalem

In Jerusalem, the first weekend of Lent was marked by the solemn entry of the apostolic administrator of the Latin Patriarchate of Jerusalem and by the wake in the Basilica [...]

Terra Santa News 08/03/2019

This week: The special event dedicated to the opening of the celebrations to commemorate the 800th anniversary of the meeting of Francis of Assisi with Sultan Al-Malik Al-Kamil in Egypt [...]
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