Archbishop Broglio Joins Brother Bishops in Call for Equality, Justice, and Democracy in the Holy Land

WASHINGTON, DC – His Excellency, the Most Reverend Timothy P. Broglio, J.C.D., Archbishop for the Military Services, USA, (AMS), (left in photo) returned today from the Holy Land, where he spent six days with more than a dozen brother bishops from Europe, South Africa, and Canada. Together, they visited Christian communities in Israel and the occupied Palestinian territories. The bishops made the journey as part of the “Holy Land Coordination,” an annual pilgrimage by prelates from the three continents. The pilgrimage was started in 1998 as a way of showing prayerful solidarity with Christians living in the tense region, where Judaism, Christianity, and Islam maintain an uneasy co-existence, and advocating for a “just peace.” Archbishop Broglio participated this year in his role as Chairman of the International Peace and Justice Committee of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB). Continue reading