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Holy Land journey: I leave with fears and hope

By Bishop Gerald Kicanas One in a series DAY TEN: Jan. 14, 2010 JERUSALEM — The last formal gathering of the Coordination of Episcopal Conferences in Support of the Church in the Holy Land took place this morning. At that … Continue reading

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Holy Land journey: A creative initiative; the sadness of Hebron

By Bishop Gerald Kicanas One in a series DAY NINE: Jan. 13, 2010 JERUSALEM — Two experiences highlighted our gatherings today. The first was an opportunity to spend some time with the Maronite archbishop of Haifa and the Holy Land, … Continue reading

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Holy Land journey: Glimpses of hope amid the frustration

By Bishop Gerald Kicanas One in a series DAY EIGHT: Jan. 12, 2010 JERUSALEM — This is the 10th year of the Coordination of Episcopal Conferences in the Holy Land. For the first time, representatives from all the Catholic communities … Continue reading

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Holy Land journey: Trying to unravel this complex situation

By Bishop Gerald Kicanas One in a series DAY SEVEN: Jan. 11, 2010 JERUSALEM — The formal work of the Coordination of Episcopal Conferences with the Church in the Holy Land began today. It includes Bishop William Kenney, auxiliary bishop … Continue reading

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Holy Land journey: Struggling to find the way to peace

By Bishop Gerald Kicanas One in a series DAY SIX: Jan. 10, 2010 JERUSALEM — Steve, Bill, and I, along with Tracy McClure of Vatican Radio, Marwin Mazur of the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of England and Wales, and Father Paul … Continue reading

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Holy Land journey: We arrive in Jerusalem

By Bishop Gerald Kicanas One in a series DAY FIVE: Jan. 9, 2010 JERUSALEM — Steve Colecchi of the U.S. bishops’ conference, Bill O’Keefe of Catholic Relief Services and I left Beirut early to fly to Amman, Jordan, and then … Continue reading

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Holy Land journey: Misdiagnosis of terrorism, and a visit to my roots

By Bishop Gerald Kicanas One in a series (Editor’s Note: Bishop Gerald Kicanas (right) of Tucson, Ariz., vice president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops, is on a trip to Lebanon, his ancestral homeland, and to Israel and the … Continue reading

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