Jerusalem, Stones of memory

  • Ensuring that safety standards are met in the residences
  • Improving health and sanitary conditions
  • Restoring and preserving numerous buildings

The aim of the project Jerusalem, Stones of Memory is to help the Custody of the Holy Land confront the emergency housing situation in the City of Jerusalem. The Custody possesses approximately 400 residential units within the walls of the Old City, which are rented to poor Christian families.

“It is essential to give firm support and encouragement to those who choose to remain faithful to their homeland” (Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI).



This project is very important for the lives of many Christian families who have no source of income, and it contributes to safeguarding their presence in the Holy Land and in Jerusalem, in particular in the Old City.


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