1219-2019, 800 Years from the Pilgrimage of Peace of Saint Francis in the Holy Land

The year 2019 is particularly significant for us, because precisely 800 years ago Saint Francis came as a pilgrim and a witness of peace in the Holy Land, and stayed [...]

The Lord’s Epiphany: following the star of Bethlehem

For the solemnity of the Epiphany, the City of Bethlehem again welcomed a large number of pilgrims who came to celebrate the arrival of the Three Kings. The liturgies of [...]

The Magnificat Institute: a centre of musical excellence

Every year, KolHaMusica, the national radio station of the State of Israel which all the experts and aficionados of classical music in the country listen to, organizes a competition to [...]

Best wishes for Peace and Brotherhood from the Churches of the Holy Land

  Peace: this is the keyword for the Churches of Jerusalem, which took turns on December 28 at the Custody for the traditional exchange of Christmas greetings. Greeks, Armenians, Copts, Syriacs, [...]

A day in Rome in memory of Fr. Michele Piccirillo

Ten years after the death of Fr. Michele Piccirillo, the Pontifical Antonianum University in Rome hosted a commemoration of the Custody’s great Franciscan friar and archaeologist. On November 17, scholars, [...]

Bethlehem: the first Sunday of Advent

An end and a beginning marked the weekend in Bethlehem. The Basilica of the Nativity welcomed the friars who had come from all over the world for the IV International [...]

“Desire for water” in Bethlehem: new water tanks as gifts to Rana and her family

Being able to take a hot shower, do laundry, cook and wash dishes are actions that very often we do automatically without thinking about the fact that in many parts [...]

Welcoming, memory, evangelization: the 4th Congress of Commissioners

The Congress of the Commissioners of the Holy Land continues with conferences, excursions and the sharing of the various realities of the Holy Land. Pilgrimages, biblical and anthropological aspects; Sanctuaries [...]

Terrasanta 6/2018 – Ebook – Novembre-Dicembre

E LA LUCE FU Il restauro dei mosaici della basilica della Natività di Betlemme [...]

4th International Conference of the Commissioners of the Holy Land

Ninety participants from all over the world went to Jerusalem for the Fourth International Conference of the Commissioners of the Holy Land, which lasted from November 26 to December 2. [...]
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