from ONE

A Turning Point for Christendom
by Brother Donald Mansir, F.S.C.
(From Catholic Near East March – April 1996)
The dome of the Church of the Holy Sepulchre undergoes a much needed face-lift.

On Egg Shells in Jerusalem
by Msgr. Robert L. Stern
(From Catholic Near East July 1990)
Is peace on the roster for the Holy City?

Testament to a Joyous Heritage
text and photos by Gerald Ring
(From Catholic Near East Spring 1988)
Ethiopian Christians in Jerusalem observe Holy Week with a unique pageantry, but also with a clear sense of faith.

Christianity’s Holiest Shrine
by Sir William J. Doyle, K.G.C.H.S.
(From Catholic Near East Fall 1987)
The faithful have revered this site since the earliest days of the Church.

A Mosaic of Christianity
text and photos by Gerald Ring
(From Catholic Near East Fall 1987)
The Church of the Holy Sepulchre brings a cross-section of Christian churches under one roof.

from News

An Easter Message of Peace From Jerusalem
Catholic News Service (21 April 2011)
In their joint Easter message, the heads of Christian churches of Jerusalem turned their attention to the unrest in the Middle East, noting the need to respect the rights of the minorities in the region.

Baltimore Archbishop to Head Equestrian Order of the Holy Sepulchre
Catholic News Service (30 August 2011)
Pope Benedict XVI appointed Archbishop Edwin F. O’Brien of Baltimore as pro-grand master of the Equestrian Order (Knights) of the Holy Sepulchre of Jerusalem, based in Rome.

Order of Holy Sepulchre Welcomes Archbishop O’Brien
Catholic News Service (19 September 2011)
VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Officials at the Vatican headquarters of the Equestrian Order of the Holy Sepulchre of Jerusalem welcomed U.S. Archbishop Edwin F. O’Brien as their new pro-grand master.

from Blog Content

Picture of the Day: A Moment of Solace
A priest reflects during Holy Week at the Church of the Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem. (photo: Paul Souders)

Picture of the Day: Palestine Turns a Page
A nun reads a bible outside of the Church of the Holy Sepulchre. (photo: Paul Souders)

Picture of the Day: Praying in the Holy Land
A man prays in a Coptic shrine behind the Tomb of Christ in the Church of the Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem. (photo: Gabriel Delmonaco)

Picture of the Day: Palms in Jerusalem
In this photo taken in 1988, a woman reflects prayerfully in Jeruaslem on Palm Sunday. (photo: Paul Souders

Picture of the Day:
Supporting 'Dialogue, Tolerance and Mutual Respect'

Supporting Christians in the Holy Land