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

Father Pizzaballa

Message of Father Pizzaballa, Apostolic Administrator of Latin Patriarchate, to the Diocese

Message to the DioceseJune 24, 2016Beloved Brothers and Sisters,The Lord give you peace!I have been asked to “return to Jerusalem” (cf. Lk 24), like the Apostles after “the events in


Father Pizzaballa: “Don’t abandon the Holy Land!”

Due to the wars in the Middle East and the attacks by fundamentalist groups that have caused bloodshed in Western countries as well, the numbers of pilgrimages to the Holy