Category Archives: Holy Land

Saving energy in an arid land

Editor’s Note: CNS staffer Mark Pattison traveled to the Holy Land in September as part of a study tour sponsored by the Catholic Near East Welfare Association and funded in part by the Catholic Communication Campaign. We will highlight his trip … Continue reading

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A nice respite for weary travelers in Jerusalem

Editor’s Note: CNS staffer Mark Pattison traveled to the Holy Land in September as part of a study tour sponsored by the Catholic Near East Welfare Association and funded in part by the Catholic Communication Campaign. We will highlight his trip … Continue reading

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Tips to getting around the Holy Land

Pat McCarthy, a retired Catholic newspaper editor in New Zealand, has turned a retirement project into an online resource for Christians around the world who are considering a pilgrimage to the Holy Land. The site  is an online guide to the history … Continue reading

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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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