Candlelight Prayer

A pilgrim prays by candlelight at the wall of Christ’s tomb in the Church of the Holy Sepulcher in the old city of Jerusalem. This is one of the holiest sites in the world for Christians. As the holiday season approaches and we sing about peace on earth, CRS reflects on its nearly 50 years of service in the Holy Land.

Our projects aim to support peace with justice for all people in this troubled region. Years of conflict have made youngsters feel bleak about their futures., CRS gives them a sense of hope and possibility with programs that introduce them to potential career paths, and encourage them to help the less fortunate. Photo by David Snyder for CRS

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