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.

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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.

This prayer, for the Holy Land Co-ordination 2017, was prayed by the bishops and the extended delegation several times during the five-day visit.

Bishop Declan reflects on the opening of the Holy Land Co-ordination 2017 and discusses the Migrants' Mass in Jaffa near Tel Aviv and touches on Mass on Sunday with local Palestinian Christians as well as the visit of the students from Bethlehem University. Quick look ahead to the visit to Hebron.

The Bishops of the 2017 Holy Land Co-ordination have released a final communiqué calling for prayer, awareness and action after 50 years of occupation in the West Bank, East Jerusalem and Gaza.

Bishops' annual visit to Holy Land, 14-19 January, promoted dialogue and the building of bridges on the 50th anniversary of occupation.