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From the Holy Land to Milan, a contagious passion for beauty and preservation

From the Holy Land to Milan, a contagious passion for beauty and preservation

April 2017

“Great people! Of an equilibrium and calmness that are not easy to keep in that land of constant conflicts!” says the Professor of Human studies, of the of the Salvador [...]

Christ is risen, he is really risen! Here: Happy Eastyer from the Association pro Terra Sancta

Christ is risen, he is really risen! Here: Happy Eastyer from the Association pro Terra Sancta

April 2017

“The physical place that preserves the memory of the burial of our Lord Jesus Christ and testifies that the incarnation of the Son of God is so real and complete [...]

To welcome each one as Jesus himself: Dar al Majus, the new guesthouse in Bethlehem

"To welcome each one as Jesus himself": Dar al Majus, the new guesthouse in Bethlehem

March 2017

"Dar al Majus", namely, the house of the Three Kings. This is the name of the new guesthouse for pilgrims and visitors which was inaugurated in Bethlehem. The guesthouse has [...]

The factotum of the Sabastiya Guesthouse who wants to bring beauty to the whole town

The factotum of the Sabastiya Guesthouse who wants to bring beauty to the whole town

March 2017

"Shady!". Hush. "Shaady!". We shout again; silence again. Then suddenly he appears, with the phone on one side and with a pack of towels and blankets under his other arm. His [...]

Restoring the physical place to preserve faith: the inauguration of the newly restored tomb of the Holy Sepulcher

Restoring the physical place to preserve faith: the inauguration of the newly restored tomb of the Holy Sepulcher

March 2017

It had never happened before. The tomb of the Holy Sepulcher has been finally restored after 10 months of work. For the inauguration, the chairs are arranged in a circle, divided [...]

Six years of war in Syria and the tireless efforts of ATS pro Terra Sancta alongside the population

Six years of war in Syria and the tireless efforts of ATS pro Terra Sancta alongside the population

March 2017

It was 15 March 2011. At that time, the Middle East lived a new hope brought by the Arab Springs, when a series of demonstrations against the regime of Bashar [...]

Co-existence proposals from the Middle East: the subscriptions to the Middle East Community Program are open!

Co-existence proposals from the Middle East: the subscriptions to the Middle East Community Program are open!

March 2017

Examples of co-existence, while everywhere in the Middle East never-ending conflicts destroy everything. Excursions between Israel and Palestine, to discover a millenary heritage that belongs to all humanity. Lectures to [...]

“We were all born there”: a conference in Milan explains why it is important to support the Holy Land

“We were all born there”: a conference in Milan explains why it is important to support the Holy Land

March 2017

"The commitment to support the Churches of the Middle East dates back to St. Paul. The apostle of the Gentiles always insisted on the commitment for Jerusalem, because thanks to [...]