One of the main missions of the Franciscan friars is education. With 15 schools and almost 12,000 students throughout the Holy Land, the Franciscans are building a culture of hospitality.
While rumors of Patriarch Grègoire III Laham’s resignation have been denied, there is talk of a resignation letter on its way to Rome. An emblematic case of "internal struggle" within
Baghdad (AsiaNews) – Chaldean Patriarch Mar Raphael Louis Sako has launched a ‘Peace March’ on Palm Sunday "open to Christians and Muslims", which "will set off from Erbil and end
The 20-minute meeting was held in a friendly and relaxed atmosphere. For Abbas, the pontiff "loves the Palestinian people and loves peace." He hopes that other countries will follow the
Pope Francis met Saturday, January 14, with Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas at the Vatican. Following the audience, the Holy See Press Office issued the following press release: "This morning the
Aleppo (Agenzia Fides) - In Aleppo, at the beginning of the new year, on the occasion of World Day for Peace, Patriarch Mar Ignatios Aphrem II, Primate of the Syrian
Over 500 children have attended a show dedicated to the "birth of peace". In Damascus, there is no water and electricity; but in the dark you can see the "light"
Saliba Sarsar, PhD* Cultures of violence and fear, politics of exclusion, pervade the Middle East and North Africa. From being the cradle of civilization, the region is becoming a dead
Washington, D.C. - Under the theme “Forging a New Bond of Solidarity for Equality, Prosperity, and Peace”, The Holy Land Christian Ecumenical Foundation (HCEF) concluded its 18th International Conference
WASHINGTON, DC – The Holy Land Christian Ecumenical Foundation (HCEF) is pleased to announce that Her Excellency Rula Ma’ayah, Minister of Tourism and Antiquities in Palestine, will receive the 2016