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Pope Francis on July 7 hosted a day-long ecumenical reflection and prayer meeting in Bari, southern Italy, with the heads of Christian Churches of the Middle East for peace in the Middle East

When Pope Francis visits the Holy Land this year, he is also visiting Palestine, a country with a now-dwindling Christian population and an ongoing history of suffering caused by conflict and occupation. These pieces were created by the  Palestinian Museum to honour his visit; they reflect some of the ironies of our current situation, and the complexity of our identity as a land and a people.

From May 25th to May 26th, H.H. Pope Francis has met a proud of people, deeply rooted in their land and determinated to craft a future odf prosperity and peace despite prolonged injustice and suffering. 

In May 2013 Pope Benedict XVI appointed Msg.Giuseppe Lazzarotto as the new Apostolic Delegate to Palestine, anexperienced Vatican diplomat with extensive knowledge of the region and the Arabic Language. During the same year Pope Benedict XVO lest his position and was succeeded by Pope Francis.

 

In 2013 Palestinian Ambassador Arnali sadly passed way and President Abbas appointed Issa Kassissieh as the new Ambassador to the Holy See, who presented his credential to H.H Pope Francis in October 2013.

 

Herewith follow several moments with H.H Pope Francis in last months.

 

The last supper sculpture presented to H.H the Pope Francis I by the three Mayor (Beit Sahour, Beit Jallah, Bethelhem) has bee with with an olive tree uprooted in Cremisan"