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The Church of the Holy Sepulcher in the Old City of Jerusalem announced that it is not holding celebrations this year due to the “barbaric” war being waged by the occupation forces in Gaza.
Archbishop ʿAṭāllah Ḥannā of the Sibāsṭyā Greek Orthodox Church in Jerusalem criticized the American Christian Zionists’ “trick” of sacrificing Red Heifers, flatly rejecting these “misinterpretations” of the Holy Book that are adopted by Christian Zionist groups in the United States.
Amidst blockades, devastation, and restrictions aimed at disrupting the lives of Palestinians, Christians in Jerusalem are attending Easter mass amidst a war that has persisted for nearly six months. As the toll of Israeli bombardment echoes alongside church bells, the faithful gather to observe...
A senior clergyman in Jerusalem noted that the holy city has always been a significant destination for pilgrims during Easter, but this year, Archbishop William Shomaly, the Patriarchal Vicar for Jerusalem and Palestine of the Latin Patriarchate of Jerusalem, highlighted a substantial decrease in...
The Palestinian Christian Kairos Palestine initiative delegation met the Secretary-General of the World Council of Churches (WCC) and his accompanying delegation at the Young Men’s Christian Association (YMCA) headquarters in Jerusalem.
Maḥmūd al-Habbāsh, an advisor to the Palestinian President, Maḥmūd ʿAbbās, and the Palestinian Authority’s Top Sharīʿa Judge and Advisor on Religious and Islamic Affairs, condemned the “racist assault” by a group of “terrorist settlers” on a Christian monk in occupied Jerusalem. The assailants had...
Archbishop ʿAṭāllāh Ḥannā of Sebastia from the Greek Orthodox Patriarchate of Jerusalem appealed to the “powers of good in the world and all spiritual and humanitarian leaders” to have a clear attitude in rejecting aggression and demanding the war in Gaza to stop.  
Anba Rāfāʾīl, General Bishop of the Churches of Central Cairo, Bishop of Youth, and Professor of Dogmatic Theology, begins his first pastoral visit to the Coptic church in Jerusalem and the occupied territories.
Fr. Yūwāqīm, Coptic Orthodox Bishop of Isna and Armant, has taken a pastoral visit to the Holy Land. He was accompanied on his journey to Jerusalem by several fathers and priests.
After the publication of Be Thou There; the Holy Family’s Journey in Egypt (AUC Press, 2001), Cornelis Hulsman organized a number of ‘pilgrimages’ to locations of the Holy Family in Egypt.


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