News from the Holy Land
The situation worsens everyday in Gaza, keep on helping us. The witness of Fr. Mario Da Silva

"The situation worsens everyday in Gaza, keep on helping us". The witness of Fr. Mario Da Silva

October 2019

Since 2008, the Association pro Terra Sancta has supported the charitable activity of the parish of the Holy Family in Gaza. Don Mario Da Silva, pastor of the Latin church [...]

Cardinal Bagnasco in Aleppo with us: You are a sign of hope for all

Cardinal Bagnasco in Aleppo with us: "You are a sign of hope for all"

September 2019

Aleppo. The rubble is easily trampled on in Wartan, a border area that has been the scene of violent clashes. The lights of a warm sunset accompany a small procession [...]

Clean water for the needy families of Bethlehem

Clean water for the needy families of Bethlehem

September 2019

Since 2011, the Association pro Terra Sancta has been committed to supporting the poorest families in Bethlehem, repairing and replacing domestic plumbing systems and installing solar panels, boilers and water [...]

From the desert of Judah to the Golan Heights: the Middle East Community Program 2019

From the desert of Judah to the Golan Heights: the Middle East Community Program 2019

September 2019

The Middle East Community Program (MECP) 2019, this year, was all-female: nine young female students from the Catholic University of the Sacred Heart in Milan and from other Italian universities [...]

Bethany: a course to rediscover essential oils and perfumes of the local tradition

Bethany: a course to rediscover essential oils and perfumes of the local tradition

September 2019

"Do you use medicinal plants in everyday life? Which plants do you know? Would you know how to recognize them? ”With these questions Andrea Primavera, consultant for development of agronomic [...]

Rand and Vialet: from Damascus to Italy to learn the art of restoration

Rand and Vialet: from Damascus to Italy to learn the art of restoration

September 2019

"For us, being here is a privilege, a unique opportunity that very few of our peers can have right now, so thank you so much." Speaking is Rand, 25, visiting [...]

Bethlehem, a renewed commitment to support children and young people with disabilities

Bethlehem, a renewed commitment to support children and young people with disabilities

September 2019

The Hogar Niño Dios is a welcome house near the Basilica of the Nativity that hosts children and young people with physical and mental disabilities, orphans or those from poor [...]

A frienship that gives back a name and a future  to Syria

A frienship that gives back a name and a future to Syria

August 2019

Here's the video of the beautiful meeting held at the Rimini Meeting in Italy with Msgr. Abou Khazen, Apostolic Vicar of Aleppo, Fr. Firas Lutfi, Franciscan of the Custody of [...]