The Assembly of Catholic Ordinaries of the Holy Land sent greetings to the Jewish religious and civil authorities and to the organizations that work for peace, justice and equality in Israel for the upcoming holiday of Passover.

Pope Francis announced on Saturday, February 14, 2015, during the consistory of the Cardinals that the canonization of two saints from the Holy Land will be celebrated in Rome on May 17, 2015.

Each year, the various Churches pray for Christian Unity. In the Holy Land, this week takes place after Armenian Christmas and this year will be held from Saturday, January 24 until Sunday, February 1.

On December 30, 2014, President of Israel, Mr. Reuven Rivlin welcomed the heads of the Christian communities to the State President’s Residence for the traditional Christmas and New Year greetings.

On Monday November 17, 2014, Father Emile Shoufani, Greek Catholic Arab priest from Nazareth, received the prestigious award of the French Jewish Christian Friendship association.

The Greek Catholic Church of Galilee has a new archbishop, the former Archbishop of Tyre in Lebanon George Bakouni.

On Wednesday, November 19, 2014, Pope Francis condemned the last violence in Jerusalem during the general audience in the Vatican. Latin Patriarch of Jerusalem Fouad Twal joined other religious leaders in a visit to the synagogue.

Jerusalem’s Latin Patriarch Fouad Twal announced on November 1, 2014, the Feast of All Saints, that 2015 will see the canonization of two saints from the Holy Land.

The last Sunday of October is the Feast of Our Lady of Palestine, a popular feast of the Latin Patriarchate that attracts thousands of faithful to the shrine at Deir Rafat.

Looking towards the Jewish New Year, the Assembly of Catholic Ordinaries in the Holy Land sent their greetings to Jewish Israeli civil and religious leaders and to those engaged in interreligious dialogue and work for justice and peace.

The Assembly of Catholic Ordinaries in the Holy Land convened for two days, Tuesday, September 16 and Wednesday, September 17, 2014 at the Caritas-Betharram Center in Bethlehem.

On Saturday evening, August 9, 2014, Latin Patriarch Fouad Twal sent out an sms to all the bishops and priests in the Holy Land calling them to pray in a special way for the Christians in Iraq.

This year, five young men are being ordained to the priesthood to serve in the Latin Patriarchate of Jerusalem.

Franciscan Father Pietro Kaswalder passed away suddenly on Tuesday, June 18, 2014.

The Assembly of Catholic Ordinaries of the Holy Land has given some practical suggestions in order to join the prayer meeting of the Pope with Presidents Peres and Abbas at the Vatican on Sunday afternoon, June 8, 2014.

On Sunday, June 8, 2014, the Feast of Pentecost, Presidents Shimon Peres and Mahmoud Abbas will be with Pope Francis for a prayer meeting for peace.

After a whirlwind pilgrimage, lasting only three days, Pope Francis left the Holy Land on Monday evening, May 26, 2014.

Pope Francis visited the Yad Vashem memorial on Monday morning, May 26, 2014. In the laying of the wreath he was assisted by two Hebrew speaking Catholic children from the Jaffa kehilla.

On Monday, May 26, 2014, Pope Francis laid a wreath at Mount Herzl.

On Monday morning, May 26, 2014, the Pope visited the Haram al-Sharif (the Esplanade of the Mosques) and the Kotel (Western Wall).