A Mexican Brother now serving the migrant population in Jaffa works on learning his sixth language. Read more.
Holy Land Franciscans host faculty from a University of San Diego immersion program. Fluids professor notes importance of the symbol of water in the Christian faith, while researching water access and conservation issues in the Holy Land. Read more. Photo Credit: USD Newscenter
Tourism is up in the Holy Land - Franciscans confirm over twice as many pilgrims visited the Holy Land in January compared to the same time two years ago. Read more.
The Holy Land Franciscans, along with the Custos, gather with representatives of the Armenian Church to wish them a Merry Christmas, celebrated on January 19 in the Armenian tradition. Read more.
In response to Trump's decision to move U.S. Embassy, the world's religious leaders, including the Holy Land Franciscans, gather in Cairo to discuss the state of affairs in Jerusalem. Read more.
Week of Prayer for Christian Unity kicked off with evening prayer service at the Franciscan Monastery, with head of the U.S. bishops' Committee for Ecumenical and Interreligious Affairs, Bishop Joseph Bambera, in attendance. Read more. (Photo Credit: Tyler Orsburn/CNS.)
Mortar shells severely damage church in Syria run by the Holy Land Franciscans and the Greek Catholics. Bombings continue in "highly unstable" Damascus. Read more.
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.