Category - holy land

  • January 14, 2012

    The final communiqué of the 2012 Holy Land Coordination, which concluded in Jerusalem recently, has been issued. The closing statement concludes the Catholics bishops’ four-day meeting. It reads as follows:

  • January 6, 2012

    Pilgrims to the Holy Land who are searching for the roots of Christianity can also gain a rich understanding of other religions, says a leading Franciscan.

  • November 7, 2011

    In the midst of the regular visits and umpteen fact-finding missions to the Holy Land, and weighty statements made by numerous church leaders or heads of ecumenical organisations, all of it professing solidarity with the Christians of the region, the following link takes us to a Ha'aretz article highlighting one of the many small daily indignities suffered by those same Living Stones - a spitting attack.

  • July 20, 2011

    A two-day conference at Lambeth Palace on 'Christians in the Holy Land,' jointly hosted by Catholic and Anglican leaders, has ended with a call to action.

  • July 14, 2011

    Archbishop of Canterbury Dr Rowan Williams has launched an ecumenical appeal for funds to help sustain Christian communities in Israel-Palestine.

  • July 14, 2011

    The Archbishop of Canterbury, Dr Rowan Williams, and the Catholic Archbishop of Westminster, Vincent Nichols, are jointly hosting a conference on Christians in the Holy Land next week.

  • April 13, 2011

    The heads of Churches in Jerusalem have expressed concern over renewed moves by the Israeli authorities to tax church buildings and properties.

  • December 17, 2010

    The themes of Advent, the situation of Christians in Israel-Palestine at the moment, plus the meeting of the Holy Land Coordination in January 2011 are topics covered in a recently recorded podcast.

  • October 8, 2010

    The Council of the Religious Institutions of the Holy Land has expressed "grave concern" over the burning by militant Israeli settlers of a West Bank mosque

  • September 10, 2010

    There is no shortage of reporting, analysis, and opinion about Palestine-Israel, says Timothy Seidel, and no shortage of expressions of personal commitments to ‘peace’. But the journey required of Christians and others by the Kairos Palestine Document is altogether tougher.