Holy Land

Holy Land Coordination 2017

Bishops from around the world are visiting the Holy Land to promote dialogue and the building of bridges on the 50th anniversary of occupation. The Holy Land Co-ordination runs from 14 - 19 January 2017. Read more

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HLC 2016

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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HLC 2015

"We came to pray with and support the Christian community and to promote peace and human dignity in this divided land. We witnessed the tragic consequences o...Read more

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Gaza in 2015

In this extended podcast Bishop Declan Lang is joined by our Middle East North Africa consultant, Dr Harry Hagopian, to talk about his visit to Gaza in Janua...Read more


Into Palestine

Holy Land Co-ordination.

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HLC 2014

This year's Holy Land Co-ordination sees a delegation of 12 bishops, priests and other representatives of the worldwide Church make the annual visit to the l... Read more

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HLC 2013

Since the Bishops of the Holy Land Co-ordination gathered in January 2012, the people in this region have lived through dark and dramatic events: conflict in...Read more

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HLC 2012

An international meeting of Catholic Bishops in the Holy Land concluded today with an appeal to the region's political leaders to meet the needs of the Chris...Read more

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HLC 2011

We have gathered for the eleventh time in the Holy Land to show, by sharing and exchanging our experiences and hopes, the love and solidarity of Catholics in...Read more

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HLC 2010

Catholic Bishops of the 10th Holy Land Co-ordination today urged political leaders and people of goodwill to be courageous in seeking a just peace in the Hol...Read more

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HLC 2009

Stop the violence! Stop the killing! Start to build peace! Over and over again we heard these cries during the ninth visit of the Coordination of Episcopal C...Read more

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HLC 2008

In a year when the world has focused renewed attention on a just peace between Israelis and Palestinians, the Co-ordination of Episcopal Conferences in Suppo...Read more


HLC 2007

In the wake of a traumatic year for Israelis, Palestinians and the peoples of the Middle East, the work of our Co-ordination of Episcopal Conferences in Supp...Read more

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Holy Land Co-ordination

Since 1998, the Department of International Affairs has organised the annual meeting of the Co-ordination of Episcopal Conferences in Support of the Church of the Holy Land.

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