Holy Land Franciscans join representatives of Christian, Jewish, and Muslim faiths at international conference in Italy to promote peace, brotherhood, and interfaith dialogue. Read More.
In his visit to Washington, DC, the Custos of the Holy Land Franciscans talks about the state of Christians in the Holy Land, the importance of Christian pilgrims, and how Christians can support the birthplace of Christianity. Read more.
Holy Land Franciscan Fr. Michael Cusato shares his expert knowledge on St. Francis with writers of the new film "The Sultan and the Saint," which premieres on PBS the day after Christmas. Read more. (CNS photo by Jonathan Mount/UPF)
Newborn onesies collected at the Franciscan Monastery on their way to charity hospital in the birthplace of Jesus. Read more. (Credit: CNS photo/courtesy HFH Foundation.)
The high-tech world meets ancient times as museum-goers are virtually transported to the Holy Sepulcher in Jerusalem. New Tomb of Christ exhibit highlights recent preservation work by the Holy Land Franciscans. Read more. (photo credit: Rebecca Hale / National Geographic)
After it's recent opening and restoration, new samples of the tomb of Jesus tested by scientists reveal new information about it's age. Read More. (Credit: Oded Balilty/ National Geographic via CNS.)
Franciscans in the Holy Land celebrate the feast of the patron saint of their Third Order, a saint known for her charity as much as her royalty. Read more.
Custos of the Holy Land Franciscans brings their 800th Anniversary Celebration to Washington, D.C. and the Monastery charity gala, shares thoughts on Syria. Read more.