Damascus, Syria: from poverty to misery

After ten years of war, Syria has also been hit in recent months by a very serious economic crisis. The value of the local currency has dropped and prices have [...]

From Hellen Keller to the Terra Sancta School in Jerusalem: time for diplomas

Graduation time in the Holy Land, also in this particular year due to the Coronavirus pandemic. Celebrations for the end of the school year at the Hellen Keller School in [...]

The Precious Blood of Jesus

The Feast of the Most Precious Blood of Jesus was celebrated with a Mass in the Basilica of Agony in Gethsemane in Jerusalem, the place where Jesus suffered his agony. [...]

Peter and Paul, the first Pope and the apostle of nations

In the Holy Land the celebrations of Saint Peter and Saint Paul, in the places that bear their memory. The Christian communities have identified in these two apostles the pillars [...]

Terra Santa News 26/06/2020

This week: the feast of the birth of St. John the Baptist in Ein Karem, the 50th anniversary of the canonization of the first Franciscan martyrs of the Custody of [...]

From the “desert” to the house of Zechariah: the nativity of St. John the Baptist

The feast of the Nativity of St. John the Baptist in the two places dedicated to him in Ein Karem, near Jerusalem: the hermitage immersed in nature where he withdrew [...]

Bethlehem celebrates the Sacred Heart of Jesus

The faithful of the Bethlehem area gathered to celebrate the solemnity of the Sacred Heart of Jesus. Mass was held in the Salesian Church of the Sacred Heart of Jesus [...]

The stones of the Holy Land

In the Holy Land, the stones have been the protagonists of many biblical events and still today they continue to be full of history. [...]

Beit Sahour: Global Handicraft City

The city of Beit Sahour, near Bethlehem, has been recognized as the World Craft City 2020. The production of religious objects made of olive wood that is passed down from [...]

St Nicholas Tavelić: the link between Croatia and the Custody of the Holy Land

What unites Croatia and the Custody of the Holy Land is a very close bond, which was born with the story of St. Nicholas Tavelić – of Croatian origin, precisely [...]
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