Sixty hours. This is how long the tomb of Jesus, kept in the Edicule of the Holy Sepulcher in Jerusalem, remained open from October 26th to 28th, for the third time in history.
These are the images with the marble slab of the altar temporarily removed, from which a second cracked plate emerged and thus the original rock below.
The Israeli Farher David Neuhaus writes to the Minister of the Interior in defence of 14 Filipino teenagers about to be deported. And he reminds him of the debt of gratitude of the Jews towards the Philippines.
“Syria has always been a mosaic of cultures and we will not allow war to destroy that," affirmed the Franciscans of the Custody in Damascus who help the poorest people any way that they can.
The figures announced each year by the demographers of the Jewish state describe a Christian community which remains a tiny minority but does not stop growing. The main threats include the drive towards assimilation.
Turkish legislators are examining a new bill on family law. According to Professor Kelly Pemberton the new rules currently under discussion could mark a step backwards in women's rights.