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Christmas in Bethlehem: the faces of a living nativity scene

Christmas in Bethlehem: the faces of a living nativity scene

December 2017

At Christmas the nativity scene is set up and reproduced in the cribs, all over the world. The Grotto of the Baby Jesus represents the heart of this sacred and […]

Christmas in Bethlehem: little signs of a great hope

Christmas in Bethlehem: little signs of a great hope

December 2017

There is no child in the world who does not wait for Christmas. But how do the children of Bethlehem live it, the city where Jesus was born? “Even today, […]

Christmas alongside the sick children of Bethlehem

Christmas alongside the sick children of Bethlehem

December 2017

“I wish you all to be touched not only in front of the baby boy of the crib, but in front of every child in flesh and blood”. The wish […]

To make cribs in the land of Jesus

To make cribs in the land of Jesus

December 2017

Following a proposal made many years ago by the great Franciscan archaeologist, Fr. Michele Piccirillo, today Maurizio Enrico Villa has decided to export the art of the crib from Italy […]

To the Sheperds’ Field  with Fr. Josè Maria

To the Sheperds’ Field with Fr. Josè Maria

November 2017

“We live in the hands of Providence”, with these words Father José Maria Falo Espés starts telling us about his life experience as the Guardian of the Franciscan shrine of […]

Faith, Hope and Charity in Aleppo. Last stop of our trip to Syria

Faith, Hope and Charity in Aleppo. Last stop of our trip to Syria

November 2017

The last stop of our trip to Syria is the most painful and surprising one. The wounds of war are still very visible. Yet Aleppo is trying to cure them, […]

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