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Banksy holds 'apologetic street party' for Balfour outside his hotel

In one of the more bizarre events leading up to the centenary of the Balfour Declaration, satirical artist Banksy held an “apologetic street party” outside his hotel near Israel’s separation barrier to mark the occasion.‎ 


From books to reality. Pilgrimage beyond imagination

"When a pilgrim comes to Jerusalem, he will be astonished, faced with what he has always read and heard about the holy places, about the tomb of the Holy Sepulcher, about the nativity and even about the desert. But he will also be transformed, because no Christian who comes to Jerusalem, can go back home being the same.” Read More >>


Synod 2018 for the young people of the Holy Land

Synod of Bishops in 2018 focused on young people. Starting with the theme "Young people, faith and vocational discernment", the youngsters of the Holy Land set off in preparation for the synodal event. Read More >>


A solidarity campaign by young people from Bethlehem in the winter season

As the Church prepares to celebrate for the World Day of the Poor, so that Christian communities increasingly become a stronger and palpable sign of the charity of Christ for the last and the most needy, the city of the Savior, once again, sends a message of love. Read More >>


Home of Peace, on the Mount of Olives, celebrated its 50th anniversary

The Home of Peace, which welcomes children in need, celebrated its 50th anniversary with a mass animated by the Salesians and concelebrated by the Apostolic Administrator of Jerusalem, Mons. Pierbattista Pizzaballa, along with numerous priests, including Monsignor Marco Formica, the Holy See's Attaché, and the Custodial Vicar, Father Dobromir Jasztal.


In the city where Jesus was born, a family manufactures decorative objects

The idea of manufacturing colored glass objects as Christmas decorations originated in Bethlehem over ten years ago. Mervat Giacaman is the woman who, driven by a strong passion for art, came up with the idea. Her family members were carried away by the same Christmas spirit. 


Palestinian daily life carved in the artwork of Khalil Sa'adeh

In his small workshop in Bethlehem, Khalil Sa'adeh transforms blocks of olive, bronze and stone, often found in villages, in sculptures inspired by Palestinian traditions and by the Palestinian daily life. Read More >>

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