On Tuesday, August 15, 2017, the Indian Catholics in Israel celebrated the Feast of the Assumption of Our Lady and Indian Independence Day.

A group of young volunteers from two parish communities near Milan, Italy, arrived for a week to work with Church institutions in Jerusalem. The spent a full week, from Monday, August 7 to Friday, August 11, 2017, working hard. Daniel, director of the six week children's summer camp at Saint Rachel Center, reports:

Sister Ruth Pfau, a German member of the Congregation of the Daughters of the Heart of Mary, died in Pakistan at the age of 87.

On Saturday evening, August 5, 2017. Father Roman baptized a baby boy and here he reports on this event.

On Saturday, August 5, 2017, the parish priest of Tiberias blessed the residence of Sri Lankan migrant workers.

Cardinal Luis Antonio Tagle, Archbishop of Manila, capital of the Philippines, visited the Holy Land in July 2017 and gave an interview on migrants to the Christian Media Center. We publish here the link to this interview.

On August 5, 2017, the Church in Paris will mark the tenth anniversary of the death of Cardinal Jean-Marie Lustiger, Archbishop of Paris.

In the squalid neighborhoods of south Tel Aviv, the Catholic Church maintains a little oasis that serves the migrant populations that live there. Here we introduce the team that is committed to service at Our Lady Woman of Valor Pastoral Center.

Katrin, social worker at the Our Lady Woman of Valor Pastoral Center in Tel Aviv, reports on the end of the year activity for the children who participated in a special program at the OLWV center in Tel Aviv.

One of the major concerns of Pope Francis is the plague of human trafficking in today’s world. We publish here some statistics.

On Monday, July 31, 2017, Pope Francis visited his Jesuit companions in Rome.

On Monday, July 24, 2017, fifteen three year olds graduated from the day care center on their way to kindergarten.

From Monday, July 17 until Thursday, July 20, 2017, members of Desert Flower spent time together at Tabgha on the Sea of Galilee.

Daniel, one of the directors of the summer camp that will take place throughout the rest of the summer holiday, from July 17 to August 31, 2017, reports on the start of the summer camp at Saint Rachel’s Center in Jerusalem.

From Wednesday, July 5 to Friday, July 14, 2017, children, youth and adults from the Hebrew speaking Catholic kehillot gathered at Deir Rafat, near Beit Shemesh for the days of the children’s summer camps.

Cardinal Luis Antonio Tagle, Archbishop of Manila, is visiting the Holy Land and celebrated a mass for the Filipino migrant workers in Israel on July 11, 2017.

For the first time, the Vatican Museums and the Jewish Museum of Rome are collaborating in an exhibition on one of the most important objects of Judaism.

On July 1, 2017, the Sri Lankan Catholic community in the Holy Land celebrated the giving of the Holy Spirit in a festive mass in Jerusalem.

From Friday, June 23 to Sunday, June 25, 2017, the members of the Helsinki Consultation met in Krakow. Father David participated and reports:

Father Benny, priest in charge of the community reports some recent news.