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The wedding, the bonbonnière, the honeymoon. In the Holy Land with newlyweds

The wedding, the bonbonnière, the honeymoon. In the Holy Land with newlyweds

January 2020

Paola and Silvano, Alessandro and Erica, Chiara and Hussam: these are just some of the young spouses who wanted to tie their wedding day to the Holy Land. There are [...]

Bethlehem. Together with the Fr. guardian of the Nativity to discover the place where Hope was born

Bethlehem. Together with the Fr. guardian of the Nativity to discover the place where Hope was born

December 2019

Bethlehem is preparing for Christmas and welcoming a large number of pilgrims from all over the world. We asked Fr. Enrique Segovia, the new guardian of the Bethlehem community, to [...]

A home of hope on Star Street in Bethlehem

A home of hope on Star Street in Bethlehem

December 2019

In Bethlehem there is a very special street, called Star Street. Like the comet, it indicates the path that leads to the Grotto where Jesus was born, and it is [...]

Shira and the virtual reconstructions of ancient Bethany

Shira and the virtual reconstructions of ancient Bethany

December 2019

Very long brown hair and engaging smile. Shira Shafie, 24, is a young Palestinian architect from Ramallah. A recent graduate of Birzeit University, she recently began her first work experience [...]

Waiting for Christmas in the streets of Jerusalem

Waiting for Christmas in the streets of Jerusalem

December 2019

Even the Christians in Jerusalem eagerly await the arrival of Christmas. Anyone who wants to find the Christmas atmosphere in the Holy City must go to the Christian or Armenian [...]

Jerusalem. Together with the Sisters of St. Elizabeth at the service of the Holy Land

Jerusalem. Together with the Sisters of St. Elizabeth at the service of the Holy Land

November 2019

The ten Franciscan tertiary sisters, daughters of St. Elizabeth who live in Jerusalem, come from Indonesia, India, Vietnam and Italy. The religious family, born in the upper Casentino area on [...]

From Bethany to Palermo to discover the sea. The beautiful initiative of the parish of Saints Cosmas and Damian

"From Bethany to Palermo to discover the sea". The beautiful initiative of the parish of Saints Cosmas and Damian

November 2019

"Why is the sea salty? But all of it? ”, Hussam asks innocently, looking at the sea. She is one of the seven children of the orphanage Jeel al-Amal (Generation [...]

We are a small boat in a sea of ​​violence and slander. Witness from Idlib

"We are a small boat in a sea of ​​violence and slander". Witness from Idlib

November 2019

In recent months winds of war have resumed blowing violently in northern Syria: in the northwest the army of Damascus fights the last jihadist resistance, while since the beginning of [...]