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A family of Palestinians who live in a cave south of Hebron having received orders not to build houses or roads in the area.

A family of Palestinians who live in a cave south of Hebron having received orders not to build houses or roads in the area.

Holy Land Coordination wraps up pilgrimage with call for action

18/01/2017 17:16

As the group of Catholic Bishops who make up the “Holy Land Coordination” wrap up this year’s pilgrimage in support of those enduring the occupation, it is calling for justice and peace in the Holy Land and reminding the rest of us that “it is a scandal to which we must never become accustomed”.

Peace in the Holy Land, like the Church of the Nativity in the West Bank pictured here, is in need of restoration

Peace in the Holy Land, like the Church of the Nativity in the West Bank pictured here, is in need of restoration

Bishop on pilgrimage says 'tension is palpable' in Holy Land

16/01/2017 12:30

The Holy Land Co-ordination is on its annual pilgrimage with the aim of visiting and supporting the local Christian communities. Bishop Oscar Cantú of Las Cruces said the pilgrimage's focus this year is on the 50th anniversary of the occupation of Palestine

Manger Square of the Church of the Nativity in Bethlehem

Manger Square of the Church of the Nativity in Bethlehem. The city of Christ's birth was the starting point for this year's visit of the Holy Land Coordination.

The Holy Land Coordination: Bishops visit the land of Jesus

14/03/2016 13:07

Each year, Bishops from around the world travel to the Holy Land on a pilgrimage to support the Christian community in the land of Jesus’ birth. Christopher Wells speaks with the director of the Holy Land Coordination, Fr Mark Madden, about the annual visit.