Denial of Freedom of Religion As guaranteed by the Fundamental Agreement Between the Holy See and the State of Israel

Appendix 3

 Types of work affected by government policies


General diocesan administration of the Latin Patriarchate


                                Direction of schools

                                Diocesan tribunal

                                Diocesan seminary

                                Presbyteral Council               


Administration of religious orders


                                General Council of the Rosary Sisters

                                Provincial Council of Franciscan Sisters of Mary (FMM)   

                                Provincial Superior, Daughters of Charity


Educational institutions


                Upper level institutions


                                Ecole Biblique et Archéologique Française, Jerusalem

                                Sabbatical program for priests at St. Anne’s, Jerusalem

                                Bethlehem University            


                Primary and secondary level schools


                                School of the Franciscan Sisters of IHM, Jericho

                                St. Mary’s Elementary School, Deir Rafat

                                Latin Patriarchate Elementary School, Reneh

                                Latin Patriarchate Kindergarten, Haifa

                                Latin Patriarchate Primary & Secondary School, Haifa

                                St. Joseph’s Greek Catholic School, Nazareth

                                Terra Sancta School, Jerusalem


Seminaries and religious training


                                Franciscan Custody

Major & minor seminary of the Latin Patriarchate, Beit Jala


Retreat Centers and continuing education of religious personnel


                                Franciscan Missionaries of Mary (FMM)

                                Franciscans of IHM

                                Sisters of Nigrizia

                                White Fathers at Saint Anne’s



                                Pastor Beit Sahour

                                Pastor, Deir Rafat

                                Pastor, Haifa

                                Pastor, Zababdeh   

Student residences and guest houses


                                Bridgettines, Bethlehem

                                Franciscans of IHM, Jerusalem



                                French Hospital, Nazareth


Monasteries of contemplatives religious


                                Community of the Beatitudes, Emmaus Nicopolis

Carmel of the Our Father, Mt of Olives, Jerusalem

                                Monastery of Our Lady of Maranatha, Bet Jemal

                                Monastery of Our Lady of the Assumption, Bet Jemal


Retirement homes for the aged


                                Home for the aged, Isfia – Mt Carmel   


Residences of elderly religious in retirement


                                Franciscans of IHM, Bethlehem

                                Home for the retired Sisters of the Rosary, Beit Hanina

                                Saint Louis Hospital, Jerusalem

                                Sisters of St. Joseph, Prophet St., Jerusalem

                                Terra Sancta School, Jerusalem


Work with poor & disadvantaged


                                Missionaries of Charity (Mother Theresa)