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Celebration of the beginning of Advent in Bethlehem

December 2nd, 2016|Categories: In the Holy Land, News|

The solemn entry of the Custos of the Holy Land, Father Francesco Patton, was joyfully followed by the people of Bethlehem, who also celebrated the Patron Saint, Saint Catherine of Alexandria. On the Saturday preceding the first Sunday of Advent, the city of Bethlehem celebrated and welcomed the Custos of the Holy Land, Father Francesco Patton. [...]

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Fires in the Holy Land

December 2nd, 2016|Categories: In the Holy Land, News|

Different areas of the Holy Land were affected by several fires last week. The most serious fires forced the evacuation of at least 60,000 citizens in Haifa. Last week several fires hit the Holy Land. It is estimated that more than 1,100 hectares of forest burned in about 630 different locations. More severe episodes occurred in [...]

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Feeling less alone: a Senior Center in Beit Sahour

November 2nd, 2016|Categories: In the Holy Land, News|

The Senior Center in Beit Sahour cares for dozens of elderly people by involving them in various activities and programs to make them feel a little less alone. A day care center where to spend time, get together and feel less alone. This center is located in Beit Sahour, near Bethlehem: the elderly can benefit from [...]

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