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Christmas Message from the Pontifical Mission in Jerusalem

Christmas Message from the Pontifical Mission in Jerusalem

The Pontifical Mission in Jerusalem is a key partner for FHL, helping us identify and verify projects to support Christians living in the West Bank, Gaza, Israel and Jordan. In this video Joseph Hazboun of the Pontifcal Mission thanks FHL supporters for their help in the past year and explains their continuing need.... click image for more
Lichfield Carol Service

Lichfield Carol Service

 

FHL Carol Service Remembers Christians in Bethlehem this Christmas

Two hundred Christians, from differing traditions, came together at ‘The Friends of the Holy Land’ carol service held at the Lichfield Cathedral on Friday 15th December. Standing shoulder to shoulder, and in the company of two bishops - one Anglican and one Roman Catholic - they prayed for peace and a greater understanding.... click image to read more 

 

Crib Collections

Crib Collections

 

Bishops in Eight Dioceses Recommend FHL to receive Crib Offerings 

FHL are delighted to announce that Bishops in eight dioceses have recommended Friends of the Holy Land to be beneficiaries of their crib offerings this year. This generous gesture, made by the dioceses of Arundel and Brighton, Birmingham, Hexham and Newcastle, Leeds, Middlesbrough, Portsmouth, Salford and Southwark, will have a significant impact on our ability to bring hope to vulnerable Christians living in the Holy Land. Last year crib donations raised nearly £75,000... to read more click image

 

 

Supporting the Health of West Bank Christians

Supporting the Health of West Bank Christians

Each year FHL distributes around £96,000 of medical grants in the Holy Land. FHL’s local Bethlehem committee regularly identifies upwards of 200 cases a year that need urgent medical attention... click the image to read more  

Supporting Iraqi Christian Refugees in Jordan

Supporting Iraqi Christian Refugees in Jordan

Since 2016, FHL have shown solidarity with Iraqi Christian refugees forced to flee their homes because of their faith. Through the direct help of Fr Mario Cornioli we support around 100 Christian families living in a Latin Parish in Amman and it is hoped, funds allowing, this programme will continue....click the image to read more

University Scholarships in Gaza

University Scholarships in Gaza

Statistics used to describe life in Gaza are shocking; the majority of the population are reliant on international food aid and prospects for young people are bleak, with over 65% unemployed. Working in partnership with the Pontifical Mission FHL support a number of Christian Students at university and college in Gaza working hard to improve their own future and that of their small Christian community....click the image to read more