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Midnight Mass in Bethlehem: Patriarch Addresses Gazan Christians, Calls for End to War

Marinella Bandini
The Latin patriarch of Jerusalem, Cardinal Pierbattista Pizzaballa, presides over the Christmas midnight Mass in the Church of St. Catherine in Bethlehem. With him, Cardinal Konrad Krajewski, papal envoy, H. E. Adolfo Tito Yllana, apostolic delegate in Jerusalem and Palestine, and the bishops of the Latin Patriarchate of Jerusalem concelebrated, Dec. 25.

The Latin patriarch of Jerusalem shared the news that on Christmas Eve the local Church was able to deliver supplies to the people taking refuge at Holy Family parish in Gaza.