On Sept. 9, the Custody of the Holy Land and the Municipality of Bethlehem received delegations from the municipalities of Greccio and Assisi.
Twinning agreements were signed between the Holy Land School in Bethlehem and the Antonio Malfatti Institute, and between the Bethlehem Catholic Action Foundation and its counterpart in Greccio. The three municipalities signed a declaration of adherence to the principles and values of peace.
In his speech, Br. Ibrahim Faltas, Vicar of the Custody of the Holy Land, praised these twinnings that will help support the basic needs of the local community, stressing that true peace is built through bonds of friendship generated by love.
(Christian Media Center)