COMPLETION OF THE RESTORATION PROJECT AT THE MONASTERY OF ST. JOHN THE BAPTIST BY THE RIVER JORDAN

The Jerusalem Patriarchate - 24/4/18 On Tuesday April 4/17, 2018, there was a ceremony at the Holy Monastery of St. John the Baptist, by the West Bank of the River Jordan, on the occasion of the completion of the restoration project, after the damage the Monastery suffered during the six-day war in 1967. The restoration project of the ...

THE PALESTINIAN VILLAGE OF MA’LUL – REMAINS OF SHRINES

Heba Hrimat - The Patriarchate of Jerusalem – 17/8/17 12 km to the west of the city of Nazareth, a rugged country road leads us to a hill covered with pine trees. As our vehicle starts to go through this pine forest, we may get the sense of domination and power. But as we ascend towards the ...

REPRESENTATIVES OF THE PALESTINIAN AUTONOMY VISIT THE JERUSALEM PATRIARCHATE

On Tuesday, the 29th of July/11th of August 2015, Mr Hejab Al-Jabra and Mr Kifah Barakat, heads of the relations between the Palestinians of the occupied areas and the Israeli Army, accompanied by the Patriarchal Commissioner in Bethlehem, Archbishop Theophylaktos of Jordan, visited the Patriarchate. They were welcomed by Patriarch Theophilos of Jerusalem and Hagiotaphite Fathers. In ...