“And so we ask the risen Jesus, who turns death into life, to change hatred into love, vengeance into forgiveness, war into peace. Yes, Christ is our peace, and through him we implore peace for all the world.Peace for the Middle East, and particularly between Israelis and Palestinians, who struggle to find the road of […]

The Christians Churches in Jerusalem are calling this Easter to pray for the situation in the Middle East and the victims of violence and to remember the christians living in that region, so close to the Holy Sites and many time so far away to be able to visit them. Particularly the Palestinians from the […]

Russian authorities are pressuring human rights groups, nongovernmental groups and non profit organizations above all the ones who have financial sources from abroad and last Monday raided the local headquarters of  Amnesty International and 19 organizations more. According to a report by the New York Times, “Pavel Chikov, a member of Russia’s presidential human rights council, […]

PLO : Parishes from the Bethlehem and Ramallah areas received bw 30% & 40% of the permits they requested from Israel to attend Palm Sunday

Pope Francis went today to pay a visit to his predecessor Joseph Ratzinger in Castel Gandolfo, Italy, where he is living from the day of his resignation as Pope Benedict XVI awaiting for the moment to move permanently to the monastery “Mater Ecclesiae” in the Vatican city. We know little about the encounter, because it […]

President Obama spoke in the West Bank about the two States solution for Israel and Palestine, but said that unilateral actions from both sides undermines the goal, one of them the constant building of settlements in the occupied territories by the jewish settlers. The US president did not bring a plan for new peace talks, but […]

Almost ten years ago, then president George W. Bush appeared in front of a banner with the words “Mission Accomplished” in the war in Iraq. Ten years after that, the country still in turmoil, with no security, sectarian violence more than 4.800 coalition soldiers killed, most of them US military, more than 100.000 iraqis killed in the […]