On December 8, 2011, a delegation of about twenty prominent American Jews met with a group of Church leaders at the Latin Patriarchate in Jerusalem.

Archbishop Luis Antonio Tagle visited the Holy Land during a pilgrimage with about 100 Filipinos, among them Knights of the Holy Sepulcher.

The last Sunday of October, adjacent to the feast of Our Lady of Palestine on October 25, the faithful gather at Deir Rafat to celebrate the feast of the patroness of the diocese of Jerusalem.

The Assembly of Catholic Ordinaries of the Holy Land held its regular meeting in Amman on October 26 and 27, 2011.

On October 20, 2011, Father Giovanni Battistelli, Franciscan and former Custodian of the Holy Land from 1998 to 2004, went to his eternal rest.

CELRA, the Conference of Latin Bishops of the Arab Regions, met in Rome from Tuesday, October 11 until Thursday, October 13, 2011.

On Thursday, October 6, 2011, during an early morning prayer in the Church of the Holy Sepulcher, our Franciscan brother Sergey made his final profession.

T. from the Haifa kehilla, sent us a report on the celebration of the Feast of Saint Francis of Assisi, celebrated on October 4, 2011 in Saint Savior Church in Jerusalem.

The Latin Patriarchate of Jerusalem published its greetings to the Jewish people on the occasion of the Jewish New Year.

On August 8, 2011, Bishop Boulos Marcuzzo, Patriarchal Vicar in Nazareth, released the statistics for participation of the Holy Land young people in the World Youth Days in Spain.

On Saturday evening, August 6, 2011, the Feast of the Transfiguration, the Church of Jerusalem remembered Archbishop Sambi.

Amir Franjieh from Gaza, graduate of the Holy Family School in Gaza received a score of 99.1% in his final matriculation scores, making him one of the best students in the Palestinian Territories.

The annual retreat and the ordination of new priests took place in the same week in the Catholic Church in the Holy Land – an intense week of prayer and joy.

Two of the Catholic ordinaries of the Holy Land have recently been nominated to new posts in their respective Churches.

His Beatitude Latin Patriarch of Jerusalem Fouad Twal paid a visit to Israeli State President Mr. Shimon Peres on June 16, 2011.

On the eve of Pentecost, the Latin Patriarch of Jerusalem His Beatitude Fouad Twal hosted the Sixth Extraordinary Prayer of all Churches for Reconciliation, Unity and Peace.

The Latin Catholic Church will host the Sixth Extraordinary Prayer of all Churches for Reconciliation, Unity and Peace at 18.00, on June 11, 2011. The prayer gathering at the Latin Patriarchate Co-Cathedral will be presided by His Beatitude Fouad Twal, Latin Patriarch of Jerusalem.

Pope Benedict XVI has named an Israeli expert on the Church in the Holy Land as prelate judge of the Tribunal of the Roman Rota. The appointment of Franciscan Father David Jaeger was announced on May 9, 2011.

The Assembly of Catholic Ordinaries of the Holy Land has fixed the program of celebrations in order to mark the beatification of Pope John Paul II, to be celebrated in Rome on Sunday, May 1.

In the days after Easter, the heads of the Churches of Jerusalem visit one another to wish each other a happy feast.