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.
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.