Pope Francis in the Holy Land 2014

Pope Francis will be making a pilgrimage to the Holy Land from May 24-26 to commemorate the 50th anniversaryof the meeting between Pope Paul VI and Patriarch Athenogoras. The Pope, together with Patriarch Bartholomewof Constantinople, will celebrate an Ecumenical Meeting with representatives  of the Christian Churches in Jerusalem. Check this website regularly for up-to-the-minute news before, during and after the Pontiff’s pilgrimage.
 

Come discover the holy sites of Jerusalem, walk along the Via Dolorosa, see the Church of the Holy Sepulchre, visit the Western Wall and more
Pope Francis announced that he will be making a pilgrimage to the Holy Land from May 24-26, 2014

Videos

"The Faithful Traveler in the Holy Land" - A new mini-series recently aired on EWTN presents a breathtaking look at the Land of the Bible and the Christian holy sites
A short video clip showing the places his holiness Pope benedict XVI visited during his visit in the Holyland on May 2009 and a summary of his messages to the world during his visit
Pesach, or Passover, is a major Jewish holiday and one of the three pilgrimage holidays, along with Sukkot and Shavuot . On these three holidays, the entire Jewish population made a pilgrimage to the Holy Temple in Jerusalem
Spurring much excitement, Pope Francis recently announced that he would be making a "pilgrimage of prayer" to the Holy Land in May