Communiqués

Final Communiqués from the Bishops of the Holy Land Coordination.

HLC18 Final Communiqué: Youthful hope amidst failure of political leadership

18th January 2018

HLC18 Final Communiqué: Youthful hope amidst failure of political leadership

Political leaders are failing the youth of the Holy Land through their inability to promote dialogue More >

Bishops call for action after fifty years of occupation in the Holy Land

19th January 2017

Bishops call for action after fifty years of occupation in the Holy Land

The 2017 Holy Land Co-ordination calls for prayer, awareness and action after 50 years of occupation More >

You are not forgotten

14th January 2016

You are not forgotten

The 2016 final communiqué calls us to support those who seek to live in justice and peace. More >

Bishops call for human dignity as basis for peace in Holy Land

15th January 2015

Bishops call for human dignity as basis for peace in Holy Land

We came to pray with and support the Christian community and to promote peace and human dignity More >

Bishops call for the humanitarian situation to be resolved in Gaza – a ‘man-made disaster’

16th January 2014

Bishops call for the humanitarian situation to be resolved in Gaza – a ‘man-made disaster’

We came to the Holy Land to pray with and support the Christian community and the cause of peace. More >

Holy Land Co-ordination Final Communiqué 2013

10th January 2013

Holy Land Co-ordination Final Communiqué 2013

This year we met Christian communities in Gaza, Bethlehem, Beit Jala, Madaba and Zarqa. More >

Bishops appeal for responsibility and leadership in the Holy Land

12th January 2012

Bishops appeal for responsibility and leadership in the Holy Land

The Bishops assert that a mindset of being "pro-justice for all" is the route to a lasting peace More >

A Pledge of Prayer, A Call for Pilgrimage and A Commitment to Pursue a Just Peace

13th January 2011

A Pledge of Prayer, A Call for Pilgrimage and A Commitment to Pursue a Just Peace

We have gathered to show, by sharing our experiences & hopes, the love & solidarity of Catholics More >

Catholic Bishops call for political courage to achieve peace in the Holy Land

14th January 2010

Catholic Bishops call for political courage to achieve peace in the Holy Land

Focus was on the crucial situation in East Jerusalem - property confiscations and evictions, More >

Communiqué: Stop the Violence, Start Building Peace

15th January 2009

Communiqué: Stop the Violence, Start Building Peace

Over and over again we heard these cries during the ninth visit of the Coordination. More >

Communiqué: Speaking a word of hope at a critical time for the Holy Land

17th January 2008

Communiqué: Speaking a word of hope at a critical time for the Holy Land

We want solidarity with the local Church and its bishops and to support the search for a just peace. More >

Breaking the hold of fear, anger and despair in the Holy Land

18th January 2007

Breaking the hold of fear, anger and despair in the Holy Land

Our support of the Church of the Holy Land seems more important than ever before. More >