After a whirlwind pilgrimage, lasting only three days, Pope Francis left the Holy Land on Monday evening, May 26, 2014. Continue reading Pope Francis leaves the Holy Land
We received this from a Christian of Jerusalem, husband and father of two. Continue reading We were beaten, trying to see the Pope
On Monday, May 26, 2014, Pope Francis laid a wreath at Mount Herzl, assisted by two Catholic children, Continue reading Pope visits Mount Herzl and monument for victims of terrorism
Clashes between Israeli police and extremists on Mount Zion protesting the visit of the Holy Father to the Cenacle have led to arrests on Saturday night, May 24, 2014. Continue reading Extremists demonstrate at David’s Tomb ahead of Pope’s visit
13:00 local time, Pope Francis arrived in Jordan.
He was received by Prince Ghazi.
On Friday, May 23, 2014, Greek Orthodox Patriarch of Constantinople Bartholomew I arrived in Israel at the beginning of his pilgrimage to the Holy Land. Continue reading Arrival of Patriarch Bartholomew in Israel
Holy See Secretary of State Cardinal Pietro Parolin, who will accompany the Pope on his pilgrimage to the Holy Land, explained the significance of this pilgrimage. Continue reading Cardinal Parolin on the pilgrimage
Pope Francis paid a brief visit to the Basilica of Saint Mary Major in Rome on Friday, May 23, 2014, before setting for the Holy Land. Continue reading Pope Francis to Saint Mary Major before Holy Land
According to an article published on ZENIT, the Israeli authorities will allow 650 Christians from Gaza to travel to Bethlehem to see Pope Francis. Continue reading Israel will allow Gaza Christians to see Pope
On Thursday, May 22, 2014, the Israeli airline company El Al unveiled the plane that will carry the Pope back to Rome at the end of his visit in the Holy Land. Continue reading El Al unveils papal plane