At the First Station in Jerusalem, on the night of Jerusalem Day, on Wednesday, May 24, 2017, the Zion Community organized “listening” circles and after that an evening of prayer for Jerusalem, with some words of meditation on the question of listening. Here are the words of Father Rafic, responsible for the Jerusalem kehilla, on this occasion.

On Thursday, May 18, 2017, Father Piotr, parish priest of Beer Sheba, participated in another interfaith meeting.

On Saturday, May 20, 2017, Indian Catholics participated in a festive procession through the streets of Nazareth.

Father Tojy, chaplain of the Indian community in the Holy Land, reports on a retreat in Konkani that took place on Saturday, May 13, 2017.

Noa Kaufman, the coordinator for refugee and asylum seekers at the Worker’s Hotline, published this article on the site 972 which describes how an amendment to the law will further embitter the lives of asylum seekers in Israel.

Father Piotr, parish priest of Beer Sheba, reports on an interfaith event at the Levinski College in Tel Aviv, on Sunday, May 14, 2017.

Twelve adolescents from the Filipino community in Jerusalem received confirmation on Saturday, May 13, 2017 at the Ratisbonne monastery of the Salesian Fathers.

On Saturday, May 13, 2017, Archbishop Giuseppe Lazzarotto, Apostolic Nuncio to Israel, celebrated the festive mass for the Feast of Our Lady Woman of Valor in the church in south Tel Aviv.

Gary Anderson, University of Notre Dame Hesburgh Professor of Theology, taught a class about charity in the Jerusalem kehilla on Thursday, May 11, 2017.

A delegation of Hasidim from New York consulted with the Pope for 45 minutes on Monday, May 8, 2017.

Pope Francis accepted the resignation of Patriarch Gregorios III, head of the Greek Catholic Church on Saturday, May 6, 2017.

On May 3, 2017, the New York Times, published a long article about the Filipino migrant workers in Israel.

Guillaume and Amandine, a young French couple, who have been volunteers in Jerusalem for almost two years, return to France on Monday, May 8, 2017.

Father Rafic reports on the trip that took place on Saturday, May 6, 2017.

On Thursday, May 4, 2017, an evening was held at the Salesian Pontifical University campus in Jerusalem to remember Father Jacob and Father Thomas of the Lavra Netofa.

Father Rafic, responsible for the Jerusalem kehilla, reports on the celebration of mass in the Church of the Resurrection on Friday, May 5, 2017.

The Pope concluded a two day visit to Egypt on Saturday, April 29, 2017 and he commented on the visit in his Wednesday catechesis in Saint Peter’s Square on May 3, 2017.

In the Philippines, the month of May is especially celebrated with colorful parades bringing together the offering of flowers to Mother Mary and other devotions.

On Friday, April 28 and Saturday, April 29, 2017, families, representing the Hebrew speaking Catholic communities in Israel, met in Tiberias to continue their study and prayer together.

Pope Francis arrived in Egypt on Friday, April 28, 2017 for a two day visit.