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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


Welcome to FHL's first Chief Executive

Welcome to FHL's first Chief Executive

Peter Rand writes, "On behalf of the Trustees, I warmly welcome Maria McCaffery OBE as the first Chief Executive of Friends of the Holy Land. This is an important step as part of our Strategic Plan to grow the Charity and give hope to an increased number of vulnerable Christians in the Holy Land. As CEO, Maria will play an integral part in our succession planning as we provide a robust structure of staff and volunteers at the Centre to support the hundreds of volunteers and generous donors around the country.... click image to read more

The Wonderful Warmth of Ecumenical Pilgrimage

The Wonderful Warmth of Ecumenical Pilgrimage

Hot on the heels of the successful RC Birmingham and CofE Worcester Dioceses ecumenical pilgrimage to the Holy Land last year, FHL learned of another similar pilgrimage, this time being organised out of Whitehaven in Cumbria ...click image to read more

Providing Employment in Nazareth

Providing Employment in Nazareth

The challenges for Christians are very different in the West Bank, Gaza, Israel and Jordan. For those living in Israel employment discrimination is a major challenge, with unemployment causing many young Christians to emigrate.... click image to read more
The Triple Benefit of Diocesan Appeals

The Triple Benefit of Diocesan Appeals

Lent, Harvest and Advent Appeals in Church of England Dioceses for Friends of the Holy Land are proving very beneficial to the most vulnerable Christians in the Holy Land, the Episcopal Diocese of Jerusalem and spreading awareness of the work of FHL across this country... click image to read more