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Land mines cleared around Franciscan Monastery

2018-08-16T11:16:09-04:00 August 16th, 2018|Categories: News|

Land mines cleared around Franciscan Monastery and long-time pilgrimage site, allowing it to reopen after being abruptly closed 50 years ago. Read more.       Photo Credit: Custodia Terræ Sanctæ

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Holy Land Franciscans 800th anniversary

2018-07-25T15:48:21-04:00 July 27th, 2018|Categories: In the Holy Land, News|

In honor of the Holy Land Franciscans 800th anniversary, friars from all over the Holy Land and a multicultural group of artists pilgrimage together through Italy to spread St. Francis’ message of peace. Read more.

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Holy Land museum opens

2018-07-12T12:58:47-04:00 July 20th, 2018|Categories: In the Holy Land, News|

Holy Land Franciscans open new museum in the Old City showcasing artifacts from the time of Jesus found in archeological excavations. Read more.         AP Photo/Caron Creighton

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Bridging cultural divides

2018-07-19T10:00:50-04:00 July 19th, 2018|Categories: At the monastery, News|

Young musicians from the Franciscan’s music school in Jerusalem show audiences that crossing cultural and religious divides is possible on U.S. tour. Read more.         (Credit: CNS photo/courtesy Magnificat Institute Jerusalem.)

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Greenhouse restoration progress

2018-07-19T09:52:57-04:00 July 16th, 2018|Categories: At the monastery, News|

Holy Land Franciscans and the Monastery Garden Guild work to fully revive the Monastery’s farm and garden through restoration of its greenhouse. Read more. Photo Credit: Adrian Higgins/The Washington Post

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