Press Releases

LETTER – Please find below the letter that the Assembly of Catholic Ordinaries of the…

STATEMENT – The Assembly of Catholic Ordinaries of the Holy Land sent condolences to Pope…

MINYA/EGYPT – On Friday May 26, 2017, more than 20 Coptic Christians were killed and…

The Assembly of Catholic Ordinaries in the Holy Land sent its condolences to Pope Tawadros…

COMMUNIQUE – Two successive attacks struck two Cairo churches in full solemn celebration of Palm…

PRESS RELEASE – The Knesset passed a new law on Monday night, February 6, 2017,…

Chancellery of Latin Patriarchate

To the Bishops and priests, the men and women religious, and to all the faithful…

  JORDAN – Karak terror assault on Sunday December, 18, 2016, carried by a Jordanian…

COMMUNIQUE – A bomb attack claimed the lives of at least 25 Coptic Christians gathered…

STATEMENT – A bomb attack claimed the lives of at least 25 Coptic Christians gathered for…

  STATEMENT – The Christian cemetery of the village of Kfar Yassif in Galilee was…

Statement on the ongoing fires in Israel and West Bank We have been following, and…

STATEMENT – On Monday, October 24, 2016, the Church of the Transfiguration on Mount Tabor…

  RELEASE – The Catholic Ordinaries had their bi-annual meeting in Haifa on October 11…

RELEASE – The Catholic Ordinaries had their bi-annual meeting in Haifa on October 11 and…

RELEASE – On Wednesday, September 28, 2016, the Assembly of Catholic Ordinaries of the Holy…

  RELEASE – The Apostolic Administrator of the Latin Patriarchate of Jerusalem, His Excellency Archbishop-elect…

STATEMENT – The Apostolic Administrator of the Latin Patriarchate of Jerusalem, His Excellency Archbishop-elect Pierbattista…

STATEMENT – On Tuesday July 26, 2016, two attackers took hostage five people in a Church…

STATEMENT – On Tuesday July 26, 2016, two attackers took hostage five people in a Church…

JERUSALEM – On the occasion of the conclusion of the month of Ramadan, the Latin…

STATEMENT – On the occasion of the conclusion of the month of Ramadan, the Latin Patriarchate…

His Holiness Pope Francis has accepted the resignation of His Beatitude Patriarch Fouad Twal, having…

STATEMENT His Holiness Pope Francis has accepted the resignation of His Beatitude Patriarch Fouad Twal,…

STATEMENT His Holiness Pope Francis has accepted the resignation of His Beatitude Patriarch Fouad Twal,…

JERUSALEM/ BETHLEHEM – On Monday, June 6, 2016, General Consul of Italy in Jerusalem Mr….

STATEMENT – On Monday, June 6, 2016, General Consul of Italy in Jerusalem Mr. David La…

  COMMUNIQUE – At the start of Ramadan, the Latin Patriarchate of Jerusalem with the…

STATEMENT – At the start of Ramadan, the Latin Patriarchate of Jerusalem with the clergy…

STATEMENT –  Leaders from churches in the Holy Land, among them Latin Patriarch Fouad Twal, met…

JORDAN – Karak terror assault on Sunday December, 18, 2016, carried by a Jordanian internal…

STATEMENT – Please find below the statement by the Commision Justice and Peace.

Statement The Assembly of Catholic Ordinaries of the Holy Land (ACOHL) held its semi-annual plenary…

STATEMENT – The Assembly of the Catholic Ordinaries mourns the passing of Dr. Jeries Saed…

STATEMENT – Please find below the statement that was published by the Society of St. Yves regarding the…

STATEMENT – On Sunday January 17, 2016, the Dormition Abbey on Mount Zion was the target…

ISRAEL– The Assembly of Catholic Ordinaries of the Holy Land (ACOHL) condemns in the strongest…

INVITATION – The Jubilee Year of Mercy will officially start on December 8, 2015 in…

STATEMENT – Please find below the statement of the Assembly of  the Catholic Ordinaries of…

STATEMENT – His Beatitude Fouad Twal, Latin Patriarch of Jerusalem and the Assembly of Catholic…

INVITATION – Please find below all the information regarding the opening of the Holy Doors of the main…

STATEMENT – The Bishops of the Catholic Churches in the Holy Land met on November 3-4, 2015 at…

HOLY LAND  –  The Council of European Bishops’ Conferences (CCEE) will hold its Annual Plenary…

STATEMENT – This Friday, August 7, at 10 am, the Assembly of Catholic Ordinaries of the…

Press  Statement Condemnation of the arson attack against the Church of Tabgha This morning June…

INVITATION The Italian Bishops Conference in the spirit of communion,  shares with the Churches of…

PRESS RELEASE – Below is the text of the the greetings of the Catholic Ordinaries…

STATEMENT – The heads of the Catholic churches in the Holy Land met on March 10…

PRESS RELEASE – On March 17, 2015 national elections will be held in Israel. The Justice…