News of the Church

JERUSALEM – On Friday, October 20, 2017, the Latin Patriarchate of Jerusalem warmly welcomed his…

HISTORY – On October 10, 1847, Archbishop Joseph Valerga was consecrated Patriarch of Jerusalem following…

KRAKOW – On September 15, 2017, the Veritatis Splendor International Conference was held at the…

 STATEMENT – Please find below the statement of the Heads of the Churches in Jerusalem…

HOLY LAND – The Summer 2017 Newsletter of the Grand Magisterium of the Equestrian Order of the Holy…

JORDAN – On August 29, the Church celebrated the martyrdom of Saint John the Baptist,…

LETTER – Please find below the letter that Archbishop Pierbattista Pizzaballa sent to the members…

LETTER – Please find below the letter that Archbishop Pierbattista Pizzaballa sent regarding the resignation…

AUSTRALIA – From July 24-August 12, 2017, Bishop Giacinto-Boulos Marcuzzo, Patriarchal Vicar again to Jerusalem…

MESSAGE OF HIS HOLINESS POPE FRANCIS FOR THE  104th WORLD DAY OF MIGRANTS AND REFUGEES 2018…

AUSTRALIA – Bishop G.B. Marcuzzo, Patriarchal Vicar in Jerusalem and Palestine, just departed for Australia…

VATICAN –Exclusive interview with Ambassador Leonardo Visconti of Modrone, the new Governor General of the Equestrian…

JERUSALEM – The Latin Church on the Thursday after Holy Trinity Sunday, solemnly celebrates the …

  STATEMENT – The Holy See and the State of Israel has released a joint…

Holy Land – The Spring 2017 Newsletter of the Grand Magisterium of the Equestrian Order…

 VATICAN/HOLY LAND -Pope Francis has invited faithful to participate in the “Minute for Peace” on Thursday,…

ZABABDEH – In recent weeks, the parishes of Zababdeh and Jenin have lived a time…

STATEMENT – Please find below the statement released by the Commission for Justice and Peace…

NAZARETH – The Archbishop of Canterbury, Dr. Justin Welby, visited the Holy Land and met…

USA – Following his visit to California, Archbishop Pizzaballa continued his pastoral visit to various…

JORDAN– The parish of the Sacred Heart of Jesus celebrated the centenary of the apparitions…

TEL AVIV – On Saturday, May 13, 2017, hundreds of faithful gathered for the Feast…

HAIFA – The traditional Marian procession of Haifa, popularly known as “Talaat al-Adhrà” (Ascension of…

USA – On Friday, May 5, 2017, Archbishop Pierbattista Pizzaballa met with Archbishop Jose Gomez…

 USA –May 5-17, 2017, Archbishop Pierbattista Pizzaballa, Apostolic Administrator of the Latin Patriarchate of Jerusalem,…

EGYPT –  After more than two weeks from the bomb attacks that struck the Coptic…

INVITATION – Archbishop José Rodriguez Carballo, Secretary of the Congregation for Institutes of Consecrated Life and…

ROME – Youth Days are celebrated at the local, diocesan and parish levels every year…

JERUSALEM – Please find below the program of the Holy Week in Jerusalem 2017.

JERUSALEM – On the occasion of its 50th anniversary, the Catholic Delegation for Cooperation assembled on…

HOLY LAND / HOLY-SEE – In a short release published on Saturday, March 18, 2017,…

NAZARETH – On Sunday, March 12, 2017, Cardinal Stanislaw Dziwisz, Archbishop Emeritus of Cracow, accompanied…

INVITATION – On the occasion of the fourth anniversary of the election of Pope Francis, a…

ROME/BETHLEHEM – On Sunday February 26, 2017, Pope Francis visited All Saints Church to mark…

BETHLEHEM – Following up the Joint Catholic and Lutheran Commemoration of the Reformation in Lund,…

«Fear not, for I am with you» (Is 43:5): Communicating Hope and Trust in our…

  HOLY SEE / ISRAEL – The Bilateral Permanent Working Commission between the Holy See…

  JERUSALEM – 14 January 2017. Gathered in Beit Jala, Palestine, the Synod of The Evangelical Lutheran…

  HOLY SEE / PALESTINE – Pope Francis met Saturday January 14, 2017, with Palestinian…

“Child Migrants, the Vulnerable and the Voiceless” Dear Brothers and Sisters,  “Whoever receives one such…

MESSAGE OF HIS HOLINESS POPE FRANCIS FOR THE CELEBRATION OF THE  FIFTIETH WORLD DAY OF…

  GETHSEMANE – On the occasion of the end of the Jubilee of Mercy, the…

  STATEMENT – The Bilateral Commission Meeting of the Delegations of the Chief Rabbinate of…

FRANCIS TO ALL WHO READ THIS APOSTOLIC LETTER MERCY AND PEACE MISERICORDIA ET MISERA is…

  JERUSALEM – Wednesday, September 21, 2016, Archbishop Pizzaballa, appointed Apostolic Administrator of the Latin…

  ITALY – Sunday, September 11, 2016. Archbishop Pizzaballa celebrated his first Solemn Pontifical Mass, in…

  ITALY – Mgr Pierbattista Pizzaballa, appointed Apostolic Administrator of the Latin Patriarchate of Jerusalem by His…

  CHANCELLERY – Please find below the new nominations for the Latin Patriarchate clergy effective…

Message to the Diocese June 24, 2016 Beloved Brothers and Sisters, The Lord give you…

Message to the Diocese June 24, 2016 Beloved Brothers and Sisters, The Lord give you…