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The Baby Jesus Guest House is opening in Bethlehem

October 2014

Set on a hill in the high ground that surrounds Bethlehem, the Antonian Charitable Society building is one of those hidden but appealing oases of the city in which Jesus [...]

In Milan, a new headquarters for Association pro Terra Sancta

September 2014

The new headquarters of Association pro Terra Sancta has been officially inaugurated in Milan. The new premises, located in the monastery on the piazza Sant'Angelo, was blessed by padre Francesco [...]

The restoration of Dominus Flevit officially begins, thanks to the support of the Municipality of Bronzolo

September 2014

There is now an additional factor binding the Holy Land with Italy, and in particular with the small town of Bronzolo in the province of Bolzano. A two-day meeting in [...]

Enter into the history of the Holy Land, visit the new site on legacies

September 2014

The new site on making legacies in favor of the Holy Land is now online. It is intended for those who wish to plan ahead and make a final gesture [...]

Training and quality craftsmanship: Association pro Terra Sancta and the Mosaic Centre Jericho meet with two Milanese foundations

September 2014

On 22 and 23 September Carla Benelli, coordinator of cultural and training projects for Association pro Terra Sancta, Tommaso Saltini, the director of the Association, and Osama Hamdan, President of [...]

New work for the team of workers in the Old City of Jerusalem: the mission of the Custody of the Holy Land is renewed as a sign of continuity

September 2014

Within the Saint Saviour's complex in Jerusalem, the main headquarters of the mission of the Custody of the Holy Land, work is ongoing to restore the ancient structures of the Franciscan [...]

Syria: the account of Custodian Pizzaballa after his visit to Aleppo

September 2014

After his recent visit to Syria, Father Pierbattista Pizzaballa – Custodian of the Holy Landand president of the Association pro Terra Sancta –explains what he has seen in the massacred [...]

“Christians in Gaza, all one family”: the words of the pastor of Gaza

September 2014

"Anyone who has experienced war knows what it is like after a war. At this time, all of us must be strong and start over. I am not only talking [...]

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Holy Land