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

Pierbattista Pizzaballa

Bethlehem: Midnight Christmas Homily 2017 by Archbishop Pizzaballa

Following is the midnight Christmas homily by Most Rev. Archbishop Pierbattista Pizzaballa, Apostolic Administrator of the Latin Patriarchate of Jerusalem, at the Church of Nativity in Bethlehem on December 24,

Heads of the Churches of Jerusalem: assault on the “Status Quo” in order to weaken the Christian presence in the Holy Land

Jerusalem - According to the Patriarchs and Heads of the Churches of Jerusalem, "a systematic attempt to undermine the integrity of the Holy City" and "to weaken the Christian presence in