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The President of the State of Israel Rivlin meets the Church leaders

On 30th December, the President of the State of Israel, Reuven Rivlin, hosted a meeting with the heads of the Churches of the Holy Land at his residence, to greet [...]

The 2020 Massolini Calendar presented in Brescia

The 2020 Massolini Calendar, dedicated to Cyprus, was presented in the Aula Magna of the Diocesan Cultural Pole of Brescia, on 20th December. Father Jerzy Kraj, Delegate of the Custody [...]

Bethlehem. Together with the Fr. guardian of the Nativity to discover the place where Hope was born

Bethlehem is preparing for Christmas and welcoming a large number of pilgrims from all over the world. We asked Fr. Enrique Segovia, the new guardian of the Bethlehem community, to [...]

Christmas Message 2019 , Br Francesco Patton – Custos of the Holy Land

“She gave birth to her firstborn son, wrapped him in swaddling clothes and laid him in a manger” (Lk 2:7) [...]

St. Francis Ad Coenaculum

The St. Francis Ad Coenaculum Monastery is located near the Cenacle, where tradition places the Last Supper and Pentecost. The Custody of the Holy Land built its head office precisely [...]

Dies Academicus

The annual prolusion for the opening of the academic year of the École biblique and of the Studium Biblicum Franciscanum (SBF), two of the most important Catholic academic institutions in [...]

The visit of the Custos to Hungary 

The Custos of the Holy Land, Fr. Francesco Patton, visited the Franciscan Province of Hungary from 11th to 14th November, on the invitation of the Provincial Minister Fr. Benedek Dobszay [...]

A home of hope on Star Street in Bethlehem

In Bethlehem there is a very special street, called Star Street. Like the comet, it indicates the path that leads to the Grotto where Jesus was born, and it is [...]

Minimum Sisters of the Sacred Heart

The small community of the Franciscan Minimal Sisters of the Sacred Heart has been present in Bethlehem at the Sanctuary of the Nativity since 5th May 1977.

Reopening of the construction site of the archaeological section of the Terra Sancta Museum

On Monday 25 November, the construction site at the Terra Sancta Museum in the convent of the Flagellation, along the Via Dolorosa in the old city of Jerusalem, was reopened. [...]
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