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“Reconciling with ourselves, to build the world”: the wonderful adventure of the kids in Bethlehem

“Reconciling with ourselves, to build the world”: the wonderful adventure of the kids in Bethlehem

January 2017

“We learn to reconcile ourselves with our problems, we learn to face them, but above all, we learn to grow starting from them and from other kinds of difficulties. And [...]

Merry Christmas from the Association pro Terra Sancta!

Merry Christmas from the Association pro Terra Sancta!

December 2016

To all those who have donated with a benevolent gesture. To all those who have accompanied us, who have met us along the road, and who have visited us allowing us [...]

Aleppo is free but a real peace is still far away

Aleppo is free but a real peace is still far away

December 2016

“Soldiers cannot make peace, perhaps they might just win a war. We need Politics to pursue peace, but right now Politics is missing and we don’t even know what is going to [...]

It’s Christmas, don’t forget Bethlehem!

It’s Christmas, don’t forget Bethlehem!

December 2016

This Christmas don’t forget Bethlehem. Remember Baby Jesus by supporting the needy children of Bethlehem, the place God chose to become a man. Here are some ways to help: 50 Euros: you [...]

With the Italian Episcopal Conference in schools to reduce violence among teens in Bethlehem

With the Italian Episcopal Conference in schools to reduce violence among teens in Bethlehem

November 2016

According to a recent study done by UNICEF, violence in Palestinian schools is growing: almost 50% of children assisted to episodes of violence in class, 51% admitted to have used [...]

The Franciscan church in Damascus hit by a mortar shell. Association pro Terra Sancta at the side of the Custody of the Holy Land

The Franciscan church in Damascus hit by a mortar shell. Association pro Terra Sancta at the side of the Custody of the Holy Land

November 2016

The church of the Franciscan parish in Damascus, located near the gate of Bab Touma, was hit today afternoon by a mortar shell that damaged the dome and broke some [...]

About those Muslim schools visiting the museum on the Via Dolorosa

About those Muslim schools visiting the museum on the Via Dolorosa

November 2016

“We want to go back to the Terra Sancta Museum!” The students of the Al-Nur school of special education keep on repeating this motto, at the end of the visit to [...]

The assistance to the Living Stones in Bethlehem continues: the Foundation François d'Assise in support of the needy

The assistance to the Living Stones in Bethlehem continues: the Foundation François d'Assise in support of the needy

November 2016

A sigh of relief for the sick, the elderly and the children of Bethlehem, thanks to the generous support of the Fondation Françoise d'Assise to the work of the Franciscan Social [...]