Click here to download the annoucement made by the Secretary General of the Assembly of Catholic Ordinaries of the Holy Land, Pietro Felet scj, of the Special International Day of Intercession for Peace in the Holy Land to be held next year, Sunday, January 25, 2015.
Press & Statements
Pilgrimage to the Holy Land. Pope Francis visits the Great Mufti of Jerusalem and meets the leaders of the Muslim Community in the building of the Great Council on the Esplanade of the Mosques in Jerusalem. He then visits the Western Wall.
Click here to download the article " Pope visits Jerusalem holy sites on last day in Middle East", BBC, May 26th 2014
Click here to download the video of the visit of Pope Francis at the Grotto of the Nativity in Bethlehem, May 25th 2014
Pilgrimage to the Holy Land. Pope Francis presides over the Holy Mass in the Manger Square in Bethlehem followed by the Regina Coeli Prayer. Groups of faithfull from Gaza and Galilee and migrants from Asia attend the celebration.
Pope Francis invites Israeli, Palestinian leaders to Vatican peace talks By Laura Smith-Spark, Ivan Watson and Delia Gallagher
The Palestinian Museum has been chosen to provide the visuals in honour of Pope Francis’s first visit to Palestine next Sunday (25 May). It has created banners to decorate Manger Square and the Dheisheh refugee camp, welcoming the Pope to Palestine with a series of images designed to be thought provoking as well as simply celebratory.