We are saddened to hear of the increasingly difficult situation faced by many Christians in the Holy Land. 

We have provided links to a few articles which give a flavour of the difficulties being faced.

Palestinian village fears imminent expulsion as settler attacks escalate

Amid intensifying settler attacks and in danger of being forcibly displaced from their land, the residents of Ein al-Rashash, a village in the Ramallah area of the occupied West Bank, have turned to human rights activists for round-the-clock protective presence

New metal fence is sign of worsening conditions for Holy Land Christians

The monks have installed new metal fencing around the entrance to the Stella Maris Monastery in Haifa, Israel to keep the building and community safe

WCC general secretary statement on Christians denied access to holy site

After thousands of Orthodox Christians were denied access to Mount Tabor, —site of the transfiguration of Jesus—World Council of Churches general secretary Rev. Prof. Dr Jerry Pillay expressed concern about the infringement on religious freedom in the Holy Land.

The future of Christianity in the Middle East

His Eminence Bishop Dr. Munib A. Younan, Honorary President of the Middle East Council of Churches, gave a talk at a symposium on Christians in the Middle East, on Monday 12 June 2023, at the Tapiola Church, Espoo, Finland

Interview with cardinal Pizzaballa

Interview with Jerusalem Patriarch Pizzaballa: Christians face coexistence problems, not persecution

Human rights violations in the Holy Land

Human rights violations in Israel and Palestine have nearly tripled during the past year, according to reports from the most recent set of ecumenical accompaniers from the World Council of Churches (WCC) Ecumenical Accompaniment Programme in Palestine and Israel.