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.
Popular Jerusalem tattoo artist carries on his family's 500-year tradition of tattooing Christian pilgrims on their visits to the Holy Land. Read more. REUTERS/Amir Cohen
In honor of the day of Orthodox Easter, Holy Land Franciscans meet with Coptic, Syriac, Ethiopian, Protestant and Evangelical communities to exchange Easter blessings. Read more.
The Holy Land Franciscans and Christians in Nazareth celebrate the feast of the Annunciation at the sight where the angel appeared to Mary. Read more.
St. Anthony's Messenger features article on the renovation of the Tomb of Jesus and the unprecedented 2-day closure of the tomb written by the Holy Land Franciscans in Washington, DC. Read more.
With an 800-year presence in the Holy Land as a foundation, the Franciscans work to bolster dwindling Christian population there. Read more. Thomas Coex AFP
Multinational team works to clear thousands of landmines from the land around the Jordan River, making way for pilgrims and monasteries to return to the area. Read More. New York Times