Holy Lands

Emeritus Patriarch Fouad Twal on Saturday, March 25, presided an Eucharist Mass marking Annunciation, as well administering the sacrament of confirmation and the First Holy Communion to a number of...
Following is the homily of Apostolic Administrator of the Latin Patriarchate of Jerusalem Most Rev. Archbishop Pierbattista Pizzaballa at a celebration, marking the solemnity of Annunciation of the...
At the ecumenical and historic celebration which took place on Wednesday, March 22, marking the inauguration of the Holy Sepulcher Aedicule in Jerusalem, Apostolic Administrator of the Latin...
Following is the meditation of the Most Rev. Pierbattista Pizzaballa for fourth Sunday of Lent March 26, 2017: Fourth Sunday of Lent, Year A The Gospel passage of today’s Liturgy, the Fourth Sunday...
Less than a year after restoration work began, the Edicule — the traditional site of Jesus’s burial and resurrection — was inaugurated in an ecumenical ceremony led by representatives of the Roman...
Within the framework of a series of lectures delivered weekly during the Great Lent season 2017, Bishop Emeritus Salim Sayegh delivered a lecture on Wednesday, March 22, at St. Joseph Church in...
The Churches of Jerusalem gathered in the Basilica of the Holy Sepulcher on Wednesday, March 22, 2017,to contemplate on the result of ten months of restoration of the edicule sheltering the Tomb of...
The Churches of Jerusalem gathered in the Basilica of the Holy Sepulcher on Wednesday, March 22, 2017, to contemplate on the result of ten months of restoration of the edicule sheltering the Tomb of...
His Holiness Pope Francis, on March 22, sent a message to Director General of Caritas Jordan Wael Suleiman in which he expresses his support for Caritas Jordan and its spiritual commitment to serve...
The day Mary conceived Christ in her womb was the same day she laid Him in the tomb Most Catholics know the Angel Gabriel appeared to Mary on March 25, which resulted in the Incarnation. Many...
An ecumenical and historic celebration took place today, Wednesday, March 22, marking the conclusion of the restoration work conducted on the Holy Sepulcher in Jerusalem. Present at the event were...
The prefect of the Congregation for the Oriental Churches announced in a recent press release that this year’s Good Friday Collection will benefit Christian communities whom continue to suffer...
Following is the weekly reflection of Patriarch Emeritus Michel Sabbah for Sunday March 26-April 1, 2017: Sunday 26.3.2017 What kind of Christians is needed these days? Christians who know who they...
Tantur Ecumenical Institute in Jerusalem this year marks the 50th anniversary of its establishment in the wake of Pope Paul VI’s historic visit to the Holy Land. Offering a wide variety of...
On its 50th anniversary, the Catholic Delegation for Cooperation assembled on the weekend of March 18 and 19 at the Maison d’Abraham and also during a Mass celebrated in the Basilica of Saint Anne on...
The childhood home of Lord Jesus Christ may have been found underneath the Sisters of Nazareth Convent in Nazareth, according to archaeologist Ken Dark. The excavation site located beneath the...
Interview with the Custos of the Holy Land a few days before the Thanksgiving Celebration of March 22, for the restoration work. Nearly a year of work under the direction of Antonia Moropoulou,...
The Lord Jesus Christ’ shrine will be unveiled on Wednesday, March 22, in the presence of Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew I and a representative of Pope Francis. The tomb of Jesus has been...
In time for Easter, Jesus’ tomb has been restored in a multi-million dollar renovation, with pilgrims able to see for the first time the bare stone of the ancient burial cave. The Church of the Holy...
Four days from the ecumenical celebration of the work completed on Jesus' tomb, the Basilica of the Resurrection is filled with the sound of vacuum cleaners. Day and night, the teams of Prof....