The Dossetti community of Ain Arik

The bell of the community of Sister Mariam resonates in Ain Arik, a village near Ramallah. The Little Family of the Annunciation arrived here almost thirty years ago, following the [...]

Pilgrims in the Holy Land, as poor people

Brigitte arrived in the Holy Land from France: she tells us how her life changed after three years in prison. She is taking part in a very special pilgrimage, together [...]

Terra Santa News 15/11/2019

This week: the significant increase of tourists in the Holy Land in recent months, the particular pilgrimage from France of 45 people who have known various forms of poverty, the [...]

More and more tourists in the Holy Land

Knowing the holy places has been the choice of many tourists: in recent months the Holy Land has seen a significant increase in people seeking an experience of faith in [...]

Qumran, a new book on cave 11

A new contribution to the discovery of the treasure of Qumran is contained in a freshly printed volume that reconstructs a hitherto unpublished part of cave 11, also through further [...]

Wedding songs in the Palestinian tradition

Na’ela Azzam Libbes is researching Palestinian folklore. She believes that the wedding songs that are still widespread in Palestinian society today reflect their customs and traditions. [...]

Terra Santa News 08/11/2019

This week: The commemoration of the deceased faithful – on November 2 – at the cemeteries of Mount Sion in Jerusalem, the commitment of the St. Francis Center, in Damascus, [...]

Leonardo Da Vinci, the Renaissance and the books “bridges of peace”

500 years after the death of Leonardo da Vinci, thirty ancient books have been exhibited in Jerusalem. The books are kept in the Library of the Custody of the Holy [...]

Commemoration of all the Faithful Departed

Franciscans, local Christians and pilgrims came to Jerusalem to pray for the deceased faithful. [...]

“God Wants us to Have a Loving Heart”

St Francis Center for Christian Education in Damascus organized a children’s camp under the title “Wants us to have a Loving Heart” amid efforts to reconstruct the country and the [...]
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