Hospitable Bethany: the tomb of Lazarus has been restored

We are now at the final stages of the “Betania Ospitale” project.  A long and articulated work that the Pro Terra Sancta Association and Mosaic Centre have been carrying out [...]

Bethlehem: the House of the Wise Men a place where cultures meet.

What the city of Bethlehem is about to experience will be a particularly difficult Christmas. The lack of the many pilgrims and visitors, who especially at this time of year [...]

The exhibition “Glimpses of the Holy Land” now online

The photo exhibition “Glimpses of the Holy Land” comes about as a gesture of gratitude to the photographer from Trieste, Neva Gasparo (1951-2020) who during her repeated stays in Jerusalem [...]

Bethlehem, Dar Al Majus Community Home, the house of the Wise Men: renovation works are underway

Despite the difficulties of the period we are facing, Pro Terra Sancta is carrying out the dream of the Dar Al Majus Community Home. The project has been assigned to [...]

The Church of St. John the Baptist on the banks of the River Jordan returns to the Custody of the Holy Land

In October the Custody of the Holy Land officially took possession of the Church of St. John the Baptist, located in the area of Qasr Al-Yahud on the banks of [...]

Capernaum: the Feast of presence, preaching and prodigies

Capernaum is the place also known as the “city of Jesus”. On Saturday, October 10th its doors opened to receive Br. Francesco Patton, Custos of the Holy Land, Franciscan friars [...]

Greetings from the Custos, Father Francesco Patton, president of the Association pro Terra Sancta

These are the words of the President of the Pro Terra Sancta Association, Francesco Patton (Custos of the Holy Land) at the conclusion of the annual assembly of the association [...]

Dialogue with Br. Francesco Patton – Illness in the life of St. Francis and the Franciscan Sources

When we speak of St. Francis we immediately think of the Canticle of Creatures, the highest expression of praise and gratitude to the Creator. The life of the Saint of [...]

The tombs of the Mount of Olives. A burial tradition that unites Jews, Christians and Muslims.

There is a place in Jerusalem where the spirituality and faith of the three Abrahamic religions meet and compare peacefully. A Jewish, Christian and Muslim cemetery has been located between [...]

“Fratelli tutti”: an invitation to reform society in the light of integral ecology

Fr. Giorgio Vigna defines them “essential tools”, which can be used by everyone who works for the care and beauty of the Creation. [...]
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