News from the Holy Land

Holy Sepulchre: New protection for the frescoes in the Chapel of the Finding of the Cross

March 2015

The Chapel of the Finding of the Cross, located below the Chapel of Saint Helena, is the deepest point at the Church of the Holy Sepulchre, where, according to tradition, [...]

What do you think of our website?

March 2015

Dear pro Terra Sancta friend, We would like to improve our website. We ask just two minutes of your time to complete a very short questionnaire. [...]

The Holy Land in videos: discover and share!

March 2015

The new section “Terra Santa in video” entirely dedicated to videos produced by Association pro Terra Sancta in collaboration with the Christian Media Center of Jerusalem is now online: a [...]

Books, Bridges of Peace: an extraordinary project in the difficult context of the Middle East

March 2015

"In a historical and political context such as the one now facing us, in which fanatics seek to destroy all coexistence, it is important to show that history has bequeathed [...]

Monsignor Abu Khazen from Aleppo: confidence must be restored

March 2015

The Custody of the Holy Land through its brothers in Syria and Lebanon dedicates itself a little more each day for the victims of the conflicts in the Middle [...]

A water problem, and some concrete help in Bethlehem: new water tanks

February 2015

Water and the control of water resources is one of critical issues in the Mediterranean region and, more specifically, in the Middle East. Since the beginning of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, [...]

The Council of Supporters of Association pro Terra Sancta, in Jerusalem

February 2015

The Conference of the Council of Supporters of Association pro Terra Sancta took place from 5 to 8 February, in and around Jerusalem: an immersion in the reality of the [...]

More than 15 million Syrians who are displaced or refugees urgently need your help

January 2015

Syria is a blessed land for Christianity: Paul's conversion took place in Damascus. But since the beginning of the civil war, four years ago, the situation has become increasingly tragic: [...]

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