Tag: Holy Land

As COVID-19 spreads, Holy Land Catholics concerned, but sites still open

As COVID-19 spreads, Holy Land Catholics concerned, but sites still open

| Judith Sudilovsky | February 24, 2020 | 0 Comments

After Israel reported that 18 people from a recent South Korean tour group were infected with COVID-19, a coronavirus, a spokesman for the Latin Patriarchate of Jerusalem said officials were concerned how the diagnosis would affect Lenten and Easter pilgrimages.

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Holy Land Catholic leaders: Trump peace plan needed Palestinian input

Holy Land Catholic leaders: Trump peace plan needed Palestinian input

| Judith Sudilovsky | January 30, 2020 | 0 Comments

Calling U.S. President Donald Trump’s Peace-to-Prosperity plan a “unilateral initiative,” church leaders in the Holy Land said it did not give “dignity and rights” to the Palestinians.

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Grandparents invited to visit the Holy Land

Grandparents invited to visit the Holy Land

| July 26, 2019 | 0 Comments

Kim and Shawn Doyle of St. Joseph in Rosemount celebrated their 40th wedding anniversary July 20. They went extra large on gifts to mark the occasion.

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Monastery connects U.S. Catholics to Holy Land, events in Christ’s life

Monastery connects U.S. Catholics to Holy Land, events in Christ’s life

| Elizabeth Bachmann | July 10, 2019 | 0 Comments

Deep inside layers and layers of heavy, cool stone lies a small chamber, about 6 feet by 3 feet, illuminated by the scarlet glow of hanging candles. Carved out of one jagged chamber wall, an unassuming bench stands empty. This is the tomb of Jesus Christ.

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Equestrian order supports Holy Land Catholics, encourages dialogue

Equestrian order supports Holy Land Catholics, encourages dialogue

| Cindy Wooden | November 7, 2018 | 0 Comments

The 30,000 members of the Equestrian Order of the Holy Sepulchre of Jerusalem fund about 80 percent of the annual budget of the Latin Patriarchate of Jerusalem, ensuring that Catholic parishes and seminaries, schools and hospitals in Israel, Palestine and Jordan continue to function, said U.S. Cardinal Edwin F. O’Brien.

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Christian leaders in Jerusalem protest plan to tax church properties

Christian leaders in Jerusalem protest plan to tax church properties

| Judith Sudilovsky | February 20, 2018 | 0 Comments

The heads and patriarchs of Christian churches in Jerusalem strongly denounced the city of Jerusalem’s plan to force churches to pay property taxes.

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Franciscans in Holy Land sow peace, fraternity, respect, pope says

Franciscans in Holy Land sow peace, fraternity, respect, pope says

| Carol Glatz | October 17, 2017 | 0 Comments

The Franciscans assisting the Christian minority and caring for the churches and shrines in the Holy Land are “ambassadors” of all the people of God, Pope Francis said.

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Teacher-pilgrims from Our Lady of Grace bring home the Holy Land

Teacher-pilgrims from Our Lady of Grace bring home the Holy Land

| April 6, 2017 | 0 Comments

Teacher-pilgrims from Our Lady of Grace in Edina to enhance school’s Holy Week experience

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Being Christian in the Holy Land

Being Christian in the Holy Land

| Deacon Mickey Friesen | March 7, 2017 | 0 Comments

Lent is an annual pilgrimage to renew our faith in Christ as we retrace his footsteps and walk with his disciples on the way to Jerusalem — the way to the cross.

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Jesus’ tomb at Church of the Holy Sepulcher getting long-needed restoration

Jesus’ tomb at Church of the Holy Sepulcher getting long-needed restoration

| Judith Sudilovsky | June 14, 2016 | 0 Comments

The current Edicule of the Tomb was built by the Greek Orthodox community in 1810, two years after a devastating fire. It has been encased in metal scaffolding since the British Mandate period in the mid-20th century because of concern for its stability.

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The best part

The best part

| Alyssa Bormes | March 15, 2016 | 0 Comments

You know how you sometimes buy a $100 raffle ticket for a chance to win a trip to the Holy Land, and then regret the purchase because for that kind of money, you ought to be walking away with groceries in your hands? But then you realize the money is going for a good cause — the parish — so then you forgive yourself, and then you forget about it, but then you win?

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In Pictures – September 25, 2014

In Pictures – September 25, 2014

| September 24, 2014 | 0 Comments

MOVED TO TEARS
BISHOPS VISIT HOLY LAND

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