“Let us work together to replace despair with HOPE, fear with human SECURITY and humiliation with DIGNITY”

Palestinian Christians in Their Own Words

Common Declaration of Pope Francis and the Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew I

“From this holy city of Jerusalem, we express our shared profound concern for the situation of Christians in the Middle East and for their right to remain

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A Quote from Most Revd Suheil Dawani

“If all of us, whoever and wherever we are, can reach out to those who are suffering, whether they are strangers seeking sanctuary or are

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A Quote from Father Rafiq Khoury

“Jerusalem is the heart, and the heart of the heart. Being away from it is imminent death at more than one level. It is spiritual, social,

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A Quote from Father Rif’at Bader

“A visit to the Holy Land does not mean only visiting stones and archeological sites, but also meeting the living stones, namely the community of believers.”Father Rif'at BaderDirector

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A Quote from Father Pierbattista Pizzaballa, OFM

“Beginning from Jerusalem” (Lk 24:47),  I will be with you and for you, as the one who opens paths, who promotes the culture of encounter and

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A Quote from Munib Younan, Witnessing for Peace

“We know that the Lord will answer our prayers and will give us peace….  We believe and hope that peace will come.  We don’t know when, but it

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A Quote from Bishop William Shomali, Auxiliary Bishop of the Latin Patriarchate of Jerusalem

“We know that the Lord will answer our prayers and will give us peace….  We believe and hope that peace will come.  We don’t know when, but it

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A Quote from Jerusalem Heads of Churches

“For us as Christians, this Land is unique since God chose to reveal His love for human beings here when He gave His Son to be born in

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A Quote from His Beatitude Fouad Twal’s homily

“The celebration of the feast of Corpus Christi invites us to reflect on our responsibility in building a caring, just, and familial society.  Like the disciples, we are

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A quotation from Orthodox Christian Archbishop Theodosios (Atallah Hanna)

“I am proud of my religion and nationality, I am proud to belong to my fatherland. I am a Palestinian, and I belong to this religious people who

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