Anglican Holy Land pilgrimage explores reconciliation

Posted Jun 26, 2017

[Anglican Communion News Service] Anglicans from around the Communion have begun a 12-day pilgrimage to the Holy Land. Five primates and Anglican Communion secretary general, Archbishop Josiah Idowu-Fearon, are accompanying the pilgrims. Among the highlights of the tour are Jerusalem, Bethlehem, Nazareth, Capernaum and the Sea of Galilee.

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Comments (2)

  1. Josephine Corning says:

    Why isn’t this group planning to go to Ramallah? The great majority of Christians in the Holy Land are Palestinians, and Ramallah is a Palestinian city. Will this group meet up with any Palestinian Christians?

  2. The Rev. Canon Robert Edmunds says:

    While I do not have access to their itinerary, it is worth noting in response to the question of meeting Palestinian Christians, that several of the photos in the ANS article are taken at St. George’s Cathedral of the Diocese of Jerusalem. One photo includes Archbishop Suheil Dawani who is the President Bishop of the Province of Jerusalem and the Middle East as well as Bishop of the Diocese of Jerusalem. Archbishop Dawani is a Palestinian Christian. One of the leaders of the pilgrimage, the Rev. Canon John Peterson, served for over ten years as Dean of St. George’s College in Jerusalem. Knowing both Canon Peterson and Archbishop Dawani I am confident there will be ample opportunity for meeting Palestinian Christians and learning of their perspective on all things affecting their various ministries.

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