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You Are Not Forgotten: Final Statement of the 2016 Coordination of Bishops’ Conferences in support of the Church in the Holy Land

Here in this land holy to Jews, Christians and Muslims, we have been reminded during our visit of the Church's enduring presence among the weak and vulnerable and those who are too often forgotten. We take away our experiences and the stories that we have heard, and we are determined to give a voice to the voiceless. 

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Cremisan Valley

Bishops visiting the construction site of the Separation Wall in the Cremisan Valley have been stopped and forced to turn back by Israeli authorities. The Ho...Read more

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Bishops in Holy Land

Bishops from across Europe, North America and South Africa visit the vulnerable Christian communities of Gaza, Bethlehem and refugees in Jordan for the 2016...Read more

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Iraqi Christians

An report from Gaza by Donald Macintyre of The Independent looking at the Holy Land Coordination Bishops' solidarity visits to Gaza and Jordan. Read more

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Parish Priest in Gaza City: Gaza is a prison but your prayers give us power

Fr Mario da Silva is a Brazilian priest working in a small Catholic parish. Not unusual you might think. That is until you learn that Fr Mario's ministry is to offer spiritual support to the Christians of Gaza - that beleaguered, small strip of Palestinian land on the eastern coast of the Mediterranean bordering Egypt and Israel. 

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