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Aleppo: We have to rebuild everything, but we are not alone

Aleppo: "We have to rebuild everything, but we are not alone"

October 2017

Aleppo was a great city, then came death and blood, and destruction. But there are also many signs of a great hope. Monsignor Abou Khazen, Bishop of the Latin Church [...]

“Something that remains alive in our hearts”: the Middle East Community Program 2017

“Something that remains alive in our hearts”: the Middle East Community Program 2017

September 2017

“In order to get to know a place, it is necessary to meet and speak with people who live in it”. This was the first impression of the students that [...]

Summer Camp in Bethany: design activities to regain identity

Summer Camp in Bethany: design activities to regain identity

September 2017

Among the various scourges that afflict the part of the world known as Holy Land, there is also the identity crisis. Among young people especially, the research for an identity [...]

At the Rimini Meeting to discuss the 800 years of Franciscan presence in the Holy Land

At the Rimini Meeting to discuss the 800 years of Franciscan presence in the Holy Land

September 2017

(from custodia.org) The Holy Land arrives in Rimini. The occasion is the week of meetings and culture that the Catholic Communion and Liberation movement organizes at the end of August each [...]

Meet me in the sound,  through music. The Music Therapy course in Bethlehem

Meet me in the sound, through music. The Music Therapy course in Bethlehem

August 2017

"You will find me in the sound": you will find me, you will meet me through sound and music. This is the title of the Music Therapy course addressed to [...]

Updates from Syria: “We're going back home, but it is not over yet!”

Updates from Syria: “We're going back home, but it is not over yet!”

August 2017

“We heard that the Church assists, helps and encourages people; and so it’s ready to intervene in rebuilding a damaged house, it’s ready to help a father to find a [...]

Earthquake in Kos, Greece: the witness of Father Luke Gregory and the support to the island

Earthquake in Kos, Greece: the witness of Father Luke Gregory and the support to the island

July 2017

“Nobody can imagine the devastation provoked by the 6,7 magnitude earthquake in the Island of Kos. It stroke at around 1.30 a.m. on Friday night, then other 20 shocks came [...]

Story of Ruwaida, the ceramist in Nisf Jubeil

Story of Ruwaida, the ceramist in Nisf Jubeil

July 2017

As a child, Ruwaida Jelal Khalil dreamed of becoming an artist. "Art," she tells us, "has always given me energy, helping me in moments of deep sadness." We are in Nisf [...]