Monthly Archives: April 2016

Report of Pilgrimages

2017-10-01T00:55:16+00:00 April 18th, 2016|Categories: News|

The Custody of the Holy Land discloses the Report of Pilgrimages to the shrines of the Holy Land for 2015. In 2015, more than 275,000 Catholics from 96 countries have visited the holiest sites in Christianity, the shrines of the Holy Land. The groups were more than 8,254. The numbers disclosed in a report by the [...]

Invitation to the Holy Land

2017-10-01T00:56:25+00:00 April 18th, 2016|Categories: News|

By Father Pierbattista Pizzaballa Due to the wars in the Middle East and the attacks by fundamentalist groups that have caused bloodshed in Western countries as well, the numbers of pilgrimages to the Holy Land are undergoing a substantial decline. With the public appeal that we are publishing here, the Custos of the Holy Land calls [...]

A Life Experience

2017-10-01T00:57:28+00:00 April 18th, 2016|Categories: News|

110 pilgrims belonging to the Dynamic Catholic Institute, on a pilgrimage to the Holy Land to come into contact with the divine presence. A pilgrimage, a life experience. This is what the approximately 110 members of the Dynamic Catholic Institute are experiencing in these days. The Dynamic Catholic Institute is an American institution founded to give [...]