Apostolic Administrator

Annunciation of the Lord March 25, 2017   Dear brothers and sisters, May the Lord’s…

March 26, 2017 Fourth Sunday of Lent, Year A The Gospel passage of today’s Liturgy,…

March 19, 2017 Third Sunday of Lent, Year A John 4:5-42 The Gospel of John…

CYPRUS – On March 11-13, 2017, Archbishop Pierbattista Pizzaballa, Apostolic Administrator of the Latin Patriarchate…

JERUSALEM – On Saturday, March 11, 2017, as a tradition during Lent, the Apostolic Administrator…

March 12, 2017 Second Sunday of Lent, Year A We left Jesus in the desert,…

Letter to the Diocese “We have this treasure in earthen vessels” (2 Corinthians 4:7) Dear…

March 5, 2017 First Sunday of Lent, Year A The first Sunday of Lent takes…

February 26, 2017 Eighth Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year A The Gospel passage that we…

BETHLEHEM – Following up the Joint Catholic and Lutheran Commemoration of the Reformation in Lund,…

TIBERIAS – On Saturday, 18th of February, 2017, Archbishop Pierbattista Pizzaballa presided a mass to celebrate, according…

February 19, 2017 Seventh Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year A Mt 5:38-48 Today also we…

JORDAN – The Conference of Latin Bishops of the Arab Regions (CELRA) met in Jordan…

AMMAN – In celebration of years of cooperation and dialogue already nurtured in the Holy Land,…

February 12, 2017 Sixth Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year A Mt 5:17-37 Every legislative text,…

Chancellery of Latin Patriarchate

HOLY LAND – Please find below a letter from Apostolic Administrator, Archbishop Pizzaballa, inviting bishops, priests…

To the Bishops and priests, the men and women religious, and to all the faithful…

GALILEE – On Sunday, January 29, 2017, the feast of the Beatitudes was celebrated with…

February 5, 2017 Fifth Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year A Mt 5: 13-16 We are…

January 29, 2017 Fourth Sunday of Ordinary Time, Year A We are at the beginnings…

TEL AVIV – On January 23, 2017, Archbishop Pierbattista Pizzaballa, Apostolic Administrator of the Latin…

JERUSALEM – As customary  every year, representatives of the Christian Churches in Jerusalem visited  the…

JORDAN – The Catholic churches in Jordan marked on Friday, January 13, the national Christian…

AMMAN – On Thursday, January 12, 2017, His Royal Highness Prince Al-Hassan bin Talal met…

JERUSALEM – On Monday January 9, 2017, and in the days following the Christmas celebration…

January 1, 2017 Mary Mother of God Mass Homily for Peace A few days ago,…

Christmas Press Conference December 19th, 2016 I would like to thank you for your presence…

NAZARETH – Archbishop Pierbattista Pizzaballa solemnly entered the Basilica of the Annunciation in Nazareth this Sunday,…

Dear brothers and sisters, Heartfelt thanks for your being here, today, to welcome me: In…

HOLY LAND – Archbishop Pierbattista Pizzaballa, Apostolic Administrator of the Latin Patriarchate, explains the episcopal…

INTERVIEW – Newly appointed as Apostolic Administrator of the Latin Patriarchate by Pope Francis on June,…

Message to the Diocese June 24, 2016 Beloved Brothers and Sisters, The Lord give you…