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St Francis film to premiere next month

calendar 23/06/17
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A new film about the historic meeting between St Francis of Assisi and the Sultan of Egypt, Malik Al-Kamil will have its Australian premiere in Sydney next month, Catholic Outlook…
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These Footsteps… a Pilgrimage to the Holy Land

calendar 17/05/17
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Maureen Shepherd, the Pilgrimage Sales Coordinator for the Franciscan Monastery, recently traveled to the Holy Land with the Holy Land Franciscans for the first time. Here, she shares her experience.…
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From the desert to the Jordan River

calendar 13/01/17
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A pilgrimage through the desert to the Jordan River to celebrate the Feast of the Baptism of Jesus on Sunday, January 8, 2017. A pilgrimage through the desert to the…
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Church of the Nativity, the cradle of Christianity

calendar 03/01/17
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One of the most visited shrines of the Holy Land, the Church of the Nativity, holds a treasure of faith and history. According to the early Christian tradition, in this…
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Pilgrimage to the Shepherds’ Fields

calendar 30/12/16
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On Christmas Day, the Franciscan community and hundreds of pilgrims gathered at the Shepherds' Field to commemorate the angel's announcement of the birth of the Savior. In the afternoon of…
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Israel sees all-time record for November tourism

calendar 08/12/16
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Minister cites marketing efforts in India and China, as figures show full recovery from terror wave slump This year saw the highest-ever influx of tourists for the month of November,…
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‘Blind Violence’ Attack in Nice

calendar 15/07/16
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VATICAN CITY (CNS) -- Pope Francis condemned the attack on Bastille Day Celebrations in France, calling it an act of "blind violence." The pope expressed his "deep sorrow" and "spiritual…
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Pope Francis will visit Assisi in August

calendar 11/07/16
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The Franciscans and bishop of Assisi, Domenico Sorrentino, announced the that pope will make an afternoon visit on Aug. 4 to the Portiuncola inside the Basilica of St. Mary of…
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Your pilgrimage strengthens your faith and helps Christians in the Holy Land

calendar 30/06/16
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When you travel to the Holy Land you will strengthen your faith. You also will support Christians in the Holy Land. In this video a Franciscan leader invites you to…
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Experience Holy Moments

calendar 30/06/16
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Will this be the year that you go to the Holy Land? The Franciscans have been welcoming and guiding pilgrims in the Holy Land for more than 125 years. If…
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