“Demolitions in Sur Baher serve only to undermine the human rights of Palestinians and jeopardise hopes for long-term peace and a two-state solution.”
“We see this as a human rights issue. Trócaire have been calling for a ban on Irish trade in Israeli settlement goods since 2012 and we are delighted that Senator Black has put forward this bill.”
"This latest move is further evidence of the disregard the US administration has for the lives of vulnerable people." – Éamonn Meehan
Sr Bridget Tighe offers care and support to Palestinian communities in Jordan, Gaza and Jerusalem.
“Millions of tourists come to Israel to visit the holy sites without recognising that there is a living community of Christ – the Living Stones. It is so important that you visit us" - Canon Hatem Shehadeh.
“It is our faith in God that gives us hope. It is the witness of Christians in the Holy Land and especially the young people we met that inspires us.”
The birthplace of Jesus is a city in crisis, mainly because of severe restrictions imposed by the Israeli government.