Pastoral letter of HB Fouad Twal for the Jubilee of Mercy
Media Office, The Latin Patriarchate of Jerusalem – “Christ, the Face of the Father’s Mercy” is the title of the Pastoral Letter of His Beatitude Fouad Twal, Latin Patriarch of Jerusalem, issued on the occasion of the Extraordinary Jubilee of Mercy. This Jubilee Year, proclaimed by Pope Francis, will open on December 8, 2015, the Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception.On this occasion, a Holy Door, the Door of Mercy will be opened at the Basilica of Saint Peter in Rome. In the Holy Land, a Door of Mercy will be opened in the Basilica of Gethsemane in Jerusalem, another in the Church of Saint Catherine in Bethlehem, a third in the Basilica of the Annunciation in Nazareth, and a fourth at the Sanctuary of Our Lady of the Mount in Anjara, Jordan.
Below is the Patriarch’s Pastoral Letter: