Category Archives: Holy Land

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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Holy Land journey: Challenges for the church in Lebanon

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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Holy Land journey: A full day seeing the needs of Lebanon

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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Holy Land journey: Back in my grandparents’ homeland

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

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Robbery of home of Near East Council of Churches Gaza official nothing more than a normal crime

Never let it be said that Judith Sudilovsky, Middle East correspondent for Catholic News Service, is asleep at the wheel. She has been reporting for us for many years and hardly any news of significance escapes her careful watch. So … Continue reading

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