Holy Land Co-ordination 2022

A group of Catholic Bishops from across Europe were in Jerusalem for the annual Holy Land Coordination – visiting from 21–26 May 2022.

The bishops stood in solidarity with the local Christian communities and expressed their support through the four Ps: Prayer, Pilgrimage, Pressure and Presence.

Pastoral visits to celebrate Mass with the faithful are always an important aspect of the Coordination. In 2022, the bishops visited parishes in Jerusalem and the West Bank on Sunday, 22 May.

The Coordination group also met with local church leaders including the Latin Patriarch, officials in the patriarchate, and Catholic charities serving people in Jerusalem, the West Bank and wider region.


Bishop Declan Lang, Chair of the Holy Land Coordination, spoke to us just before leaving Jerusalem about this year’s meeting.


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