News from the Holy Land
The hands and heart of Mattia, a volunteering physiotherapist in Bethlehem

The hands and heart of Mattia, a volunteering physiotherapist in Bethlehem

March 2018

Mattia is a thirty years physiotherapist. After studying in Milan and in Germany, a Franciscan friend of his urged him to come to the Holy Land in Bethlehem. “After three [...]

WE SHALL NOT GIVE UP ON SYRIA

WE SHALL NOT GIVE UP ON SYRIA

March 2018

We all gave a sigh of relief, a year and a half ago, when televisions around the world were broadcasting images of the people of Aleppo celebrating the freedom reached [...]

A new technological course of studies at the Terra Sancta School in Bethlehem

A new technological course of studies at the Terra Sancta School in Bethlehem

March 2018

Daniel, an 18-year-old boy from Bethlehem, has had problems with school in the past: he did not want to study anymore. But when he was told about the new technological [...]

The women of Samaria

The women of Samaria

March 2018

For years now, ATS pro Terra Sancta has been working with the Mosaic Center in Samaria to support the local population through restoration, enhancement, reception and development projects. Projects and [...]

Syria: Mons. Abou Khazen on the ongoing situation in Damascus

Syria: Mons. Abou Khazen on the ongoing situation in Damascus

March 2018

All the media have been talking about it for daysnow: in Damascus, Syria, and in the neighboring area of ​​Al-Ghouta, the struggle between the government army and the Al-Nusra rebels [...]

“At least 40 shells in Damascus today. Hundreds wounded”: updates from Ayham, ATS pro Terra Sancta, on the ongoing tragedy

“At least 40 shells in Damascus today. Hundreds wounded”: updates from Ayham, ATS pro Terra Sancta, on the ongoing tragedy

February 2018

“The situation is really extremely critical. Only today at least 40 shells rained down on Damascus... Starting from tomorrow we will be forced to stay in our homes, it is [...]

Christians in Jerusalem and their hope for a new home

Christians in Jerusalem and their hope for a new home

February 2018

“I never left my home”. Roza is 73 and still lives alone in an old house in the Old City of Jerusalem. “For over a hundred years my family has [...]

Aleppo: mending wounds of the little Syrians

Aleppo: mending wounds of the little Syrians

February 2018

Basel * wakes up every night with the fear of being hit by a missile. His father was mutilated three years ago and now has prosthetics instead of his hand [...]