The Dedication of the Basilica of the Holy Sepulchre

On 15th July, as tradition has it, the Solemnity of the Dedication of the Basilica of the Holy Sepulchre was celebrated at the Holy Sepulchre. The liturgical rite of the [...]

The great teaching that comes from Bethany: “We should all work together for a common home”

For more than a month, restoration work has been underway on the Mosaic Center at the al-Uzair Mosque, the oldest mosque in Bethany, in Arabic Al-Azariya, which stands next to [...]

Rhodes: the recovery of the Archive and the spiritual library

The Franciscan Monastery of the Island of Rhodes preserves the memory of the Franciscan work of the past as well as the history of the island’s Italian presence. This is [...]

Rhodes: the Franciscan presence in the Dodecanese

800 years after the meeting between St. Francis and the Sultan we talk about the presence of the Friars Minor in Rhodes, the Greek island likely visited by St. Francis [...]

The Franciscan March in the Holy Land

About one hundred people: this is the number of participants in the Franciscan March, the experience of a walk offered by the Youth Pastoral care of the Friars Minor of [...]

Following the Path of the Disciple among the living stones of the Holy Land. The witness of two pilgrims

Paola, 40 years old, and Riccardo, 49, are a couple of walkers who have decided to undertake The Path of the Disciple, a journey from Nazareth to Jerusalem based on [...]

Mount Tabor: fire on the eastern slope of the Mount

On the evening of Thursday 25th July, a large fire broke out on the eastern slope of Mount Tabor not far from the Church of the Transfiguration. [...]

Ain Karem celebrates St John the Baptist

The 23rd and 24th June 2019 were days dedicated to St John the Baptist in Jerusalem as well, with celebrations in the places where his presence is still a memory [...]

Jerusalem. With the summer camps at the Terra Sancta Museum

Summer and the long-awaited school holidays can turn into a detestable period for young people living in East Jerusalem and in many other Palestinian cities: the lack of public, recreational [...]

“Hospitable Bethany”: a 360 degree formation for local enterpreneurship activities

From 24 to 27 June, a Digital Marketing course was held in Nisf Jubeil, a village in the heart of Samaria, as part of the “Hospitable Bethany” project: sustainable tourism [...]
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