THIS WEEK ON TV: Opening this edition, the meeting at the Vatican between Pope Francis and Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu: a central part of their dialogue was the Israeli-Palestinian question. We will have wide coverage on the beginning of Advent in Bethlehem: the solemn entrance of the Custos of the Holy Land that kicked off the religious celebrations; the lighting of the tall Christmas tree is, on the other hand, the first of a series of events that will take place in the city of the first Christmas. Then, we will show you the signing in Vicenza of an agreement between the diocese and the Custody of the Holy Land that will soon allow the archaeological site in Magdala to be opened to the public. We close this edition with the unveiling in Beit Hanina of the new parochial center with a soccer match between the friars and lay people.
A 15-meter tall Christmas tree was lit in Bethlehem’s Manger Square. This marks the opening of the 2013 Christmas celebrations that included cultural initiatives and anticipation for the pilgrims from […]