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Archbishop Pizzaballa: “Church in the Holy Land has no means nor power. She only has Christ and His Grace”

HOLY LAND – Archbishop Pierbattista Pizzaballa, Apostolic Administrator of the Latin Patriarchate, explains the episcopal motto “Sufficit tibi gratia mea” (2 Cor 12:9) he has chosen for his Episcopal Ordination


Evangelical Lutheran Church in America Urges End to US Aid to Israel Until Settlement Construction Ends

Isaiah 58, a group of Lutherans working for peace and justice in the Holy Land, welcomes today’s overwhelming approval by the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) of a resolution


HOLY LAND – Palestine’s Scout movement one of the oldest reinvigorated

Ramallah – After a long period of suspension of contact with analogous groups and networks at the global level, the Scout Movement in Palestine, re-connects with its long history taking


The solemn entry of Custos Francesco Patton into Jerusalem

The Holy Land has a new Custos: Father Francesco Patton made his official entry into Jerusalem on Monday, June 6, becoming the 168th Custos in charge. According to a secular


Father Francesco Patton, ofm: New Custos for the Holy Land

ROME / JERUSALEM – The appointment of Father Francesco Patton, ofm as Custos of the Holy Land was announced on Friday, May 20, 2016, according to a Decree of the


A Quotation from The Atlanta Summit of Churches in the USA and the Holy Land

“Churches and church-related organizations need to work together proactively to protect the existing and future presence of Palestinian Christians in the Holy Land. The current absence of a


Twal: “Do not await US government to find a solution to suffering Palestinians”

The General Churches in America and the Holy Land Conference opened its sessions on Tuesday, April 19, 2016 at the Jimmy Carter Center in Atlanta State under the title, "Devote


HCEF Welcomes New Members to the Advisory Board & Board of Directors

Washington, D.C. - The Holy Land Christian Ecumenical Foundation is proud to announce the addition of new members Dorothy Buck, Ph.D. and Dr. Ghazi Hanania to the Board of Directors and Advisory Board, respectively. Buck

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After 8 years of waiting, young Christians get out of Gaza for Easter

GAZA – The Israeli authorities granted the necessary permits to Christians to leave the Gaza Strip in order to take part in Easter celebrations. 95% of those who had applied for


Easter is fast approaching. Can you carry the cross with us?

Dear Brothers and sisters, Easter is fast approaching. Can you carry the cross with us? When Jesus gave his life for our sins, he did not leave us, nor did God forsake

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