In an effort of peace and brotherhood, Custos of the Holy Land Franciscans organizes an “iftar” in Jerusalem, the traditional Muslim dinner that breaks the fasting period of Ramadan. Read more.
Holy Land Franciscan Patriarch says life in Jerusalem mostly unchanged after U.S. embassy move; however, political situation is another story. Read more. Credit: AP Photo/Majdi Mohammed.
Holy Land Franciscan Custos shares the challenges of Christians in the Holy Land with crowd at the Bergamo Making Peace Festival in Italy - “Our presence is and remains a minority presence.” Read more.
As the many Syrian refugees continue to wash up on the shores of Rhodes, the Holy Land Franciscans minister to the people amid the chaos of the tents and makeshift shelters that house over 15,000. Read more.... (Photo Credit: Nikolas Nanev/AP.)
Holy Land Franciscans give thanks as they break ground on their greenhouse restoration project, which will help them double food donations to the local community. Read more... Photo Credit: CS Photo by Javier Diaz
Many gather at the Vatican Museums to learn about the works of Franciscan architect and restorer Antonio Barluzzi and other Italian artists in the Holy Land. Read more.