“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 full citizens of their homelands. In
“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 well known to us, I
“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, religious, national, and economic death.
“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 of the Catholic Center for Studies
“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 shares with each and every
“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 will come according to the agenda