“Our daily prayers for peace from the place of the Nativity” – franciscans

“We are all united in this “reduced” liturgical life, continuing to pray for peace and support the pilgrims and everyone who is still in Bethlehem.”

With war and violence cutting through the Land of Jesus, the checkpoints that control the accesses to the Palestinian territories have been closed, and as a consequence, all the workers and those who every day need to cross the barrier, have been blocked and cannot move.

Read about how the Franciscan Friars in Bethlehem are continuing to serve the people and stranded pilgrims both physically and liturgically: