Cardinal to make ecumenical pilgrimage to the Holy Land
CARDINAL CORMAC MurphyO'Connor will make a historic pilgrimage to the Holy Land with other English church leaders just days before Christmas, it emerged this week.
The Cardinal will travel to Bethlehem and Jerusalem from December 20-23, He will be accompanied by three others presidents of Churches Together in England the Archbishop of Canterbury, Dr Rowan Williams, the Rev David Coffey, the Free Churches Moderator, and Bishop Nathan Hovhannisian. Primate of the Armenian Church of Great Britain.
The Cardinal has asked Catholics in England and Wales to pray for the pilgrims, who want to "walk in solidarity" with suffering and persecuted Christians in the Holy Land.