Katrin, social worker at Our Lady Woman of Valor in Tel Aviv, reports.

The most recent edition of the Polish Catholic review “Przewodnik Katolicki” (Catholic Guide) has a long article in Polish about Father Piotr and the kehillah in Beer Sheba. Father Wojciech reports from Beer Sheba.

Larissa, one of the faithful of the Haifa kehilla, spent a weekend at the Saint James Vicariate and continued her art work at Saint Rachel’s Center.

Father Roman, responsible for the Haifa community, reports on the award of a prize to Stella, a veteran member of the Haifa kehilla.

Latin Patriarchal Vicar Father Rafic Nahra participated in a book launch of a new book on interfaith dialogue and the peace process on Wednesday, November 15, 2017.

On Sunday, November 12, 2017, Pau and Hanna Figueras celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary in the Beer Sheba kehillah.

We publish here the final declaration of the Assembly of Catholic Ordinaries of the Holy Land after their meeting, which took place on November 8 and 9, 2017 in Jerusalem.

On November 3, 2017, Pope Francis visited the Mausoleum of the Fosse Ardeatine in Rome, which houses the tombs of 335 martyrs, who died in the massacre ordered by Hitler in 1944.

On Monday, November 6, 2017, Cardinal Kurt Koch, President of the Council for Christian Unity and the affiliated Commission for Religious Relations with the Jews received an award at Ben Gurion University in Beer Sheba.

Alec, an American friend, sent us news of a surprising survey among young American Jews born between 1984 and 1999.

The older members of the Desert Flower group met for the first time alone in Jerusalem on the weekend of October 27 and 28, 2017, in order to enter the "Salt and Light" project - a series of eight meetings, focusing on the Ten Commandments as a way of life.

On Sunday, October 29, 2017, Israeli writer Amos Oz received the 2017 Mount Zion Award in the Dormition Abbey in Jerusalem.

On October 20 and 21, 2017, the Indian Chaplaincy organized two events, a charismatic healing retreat and a marriage preparation course. Father Tojy, the Indian chaplain reports:

Pope Francis on October 23, 2017, received Theophilos III, Greek Orthodox Patriarch of Jerusalem.

Pope Francis said knowledge and wisdom must advance together, when he greeted a delegation from Tel Aviv University on October 23, 2017, in the Hall of Popes in the Vatican.

On Monday, October 23, 2017, it was announced that with the consent of the Holy See, Father Rafic Nahra has been named Latin Patriarchal Vicar, responsible for the Saint James Vicariate for Hebrew Speaking Catholics in Israel.

On Friday, October 20, 2017, Cardinal Leonardo Sandri, Prefect of the Congregation of Oriental Churches in the Holy See, visited the Latin Patriarchate of Jerusalem.

Gregory Baum, one of the pioneers in Jewish-Catholic relations died at the age of 94 on October 18, 2017.

On Tuesday, October 17, 2017, the Franciscan Custody of the Holy Land initiated a cycle of conferences to mark the 800 years of Franciscan presence in the Holy Land.

On Sunday, October 15, 2017, Assyrian Bishop of the Western United States, Mar Aprim Khamis, ordained two priests in the Syrian Orthodox Church of Saint Mark in Jerusalem.