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Terra Sancta Museum on the Via Dolorosa, because “no one knows about it”

Terra Sancta Museum on the Via Dolorosa, because “no one knows about it”

February 2017

“Before I started working here I did not know anything about the Via Dolorosa, I didn’t even know what Convent of the Flagellation was…” Christine tells us. She is a 24 […]

A lesson with the Arab Institute of Bethlehem: “It’s not enough to know each other and respect each other, but it’s necessary to valorize the other too”

A lesson with the Arab Institute of Bethlehem: “It’s not enough to know each other and respect each other, but it’s necessary to valorize the other too”

February 2017

“I’m rediscovering much of my faith and of the faith of my Christian friends. When you do not know the other, you are guided by stereotypes and distrust … It takes […]

Women in Bethlehem: good food, encounter, and the beauty in little things

Women in Bethlehem: good food, encounter, and the beauty in little things

February 2017

5 women, some of them are veiled, some others are not. They are mothers, Christian and Muslim mothers together, and mothers who are learning how to cook. This is the […]

The rising of Aleppo

The rising of Aleppo

February 2017

(From Terrasanta.net) Rubble, houses and roads destroyed for kilometers. This is the most painful stage of our journey to Syria, where it’s hard to hold the commotion. “Welcome to Aleppo!” The […]

In Damascus the Franciscans Keep Their Doors Open

In Damascus the Franciscans Keep Their Doors Open

February 2017

(From terrasanta.net) In the Franciscan church near Bab Touma (The Door of Thomas) in Damascus, the dome still bears the signs of recent bombings. Br. Bahjat Karakach, the superior of […]

“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 […]

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