As Catholic men and women engaged in the public square, we cannot look away from these questions or challenges.
"I had a deep sense of the presence of Mary on this pilgrimage."
There will be a wide variety of workshops in both English and Spanish to learn different ways to reach out and teach children, youth and adults.
"The suffering on both sides has been immense."
"Surrounded by so many observant Jews praying alone or in groups, I felt part of an enormous and blessed tradition."
"I will pray for all of you as I ask you to join us bishops in prayer for peace in the Middle East."
A time of mutual respect, understanding and commitment to building a future of hope for all in the Holy Land.
'We all offer prayers today, prayers that unite us with loved ones lost and unite us with one another in our common witness against violence and for peace."