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Christian Tours of Jerusalem with CMEP

Virtual Christian Tours of Jerusalem with
Churches for Middle East Peace


CMEP Catholic Virtual Tour of Jerusalem

Date: June 8, 2021 (11am – 12pm ET)
  • Visit key sites sacred to the Catholic Church, including the Church of the Holy Sepulchre, the Tomb of the Virgin Mary, the Church of All Nations, Dormition Abbey, and Dominus Flevit Church.
  • View the Old City of Jerusalem from an overlook on the Mount of Olives.
  • Hear from key Catholic leaders serving in the Holy Land and learn how we might support their work for justice and peace there.
  • Guests include His Beatitude Latin Patriarch of Jerusalem Pierbattista Pizzaballa and Michelle Ryan, Country Representative for Catholic Relief Services. Interviews will be conducted by CMEP executive director, Rev. Dr. Mae Elise Cannon.
  • Visit key sites sacred to the Episcopal Diocese of Jerusalem, including St. George’s Cathedral and Gethsemane Church. We’ll see an overview of the Old City of Jerusalem from the Mount of Olives.
  • Hear from key church leaders serving in the Holy Land and learn how we might support their work for justice and peace there.
  • Guests include Rev. Dr. Don Binder, Chaplain to The Anglican Archbishop in Jerusalem, and Suhaila Tarazi, director of Al Ahli Hospital in Gaza. Interviews will be conducted by Rev. Dr. Mae Elise Cannon, executive director of CMEP.
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Churches for Middle East Peace (CMEP) is a non-profit advocacy organization based in Washington, D.C. As a coalition of Orthodox, Catholic and Protestant churches, CMEP works to influence American policy in ways that will bring justice and peace for all people and countries in the Middle East. Churches for Middle East Peace currently has over 100 partner churches, which are religious orders, congregations, church committees, regional church bodies, and church-related organizations such as peace fellowships that commit to working for Middle East peace, and can agree with CMEP’s mission and views.