JERUSALEM, JAN. 15, 2009 (Zenit.org).- Bishops who visited the Middle East in support of the Church there have a final message at the end of their stay: "Do not be afraid. Come as pilgrims to the Holy Land."
This was part of the appeal made in a statement today from nine bishops of the Holy Land Coordination, a group of American and European prelates who make an annual visit to the Middle East.
In their statement, "Stop the Violence! Stop the Killing! Start to Build Peace," the bishops address the international community, the members of their own Churches, and the faithful of the Holy Land.-Read More.