Bullet-ridden chapel on River Jordan holds first Mass since Six-Day War

Bullet-ridden chapel on River Jordan holds first Mass since Six-Day War A Palestinian works on the Franciscan Chapel of St John the Baptist at Qasr al-Yahud. Photo: CNS/Debbie Hill
What was once a closed military zone has now been opened to pilgrims, writes Michael Kelly One of the highlights of any pilgrimage to the Holy Land now is a visit to the Qasr al-Yahud site in the West Bank where Jesus was baptised in the River Jordan. I first visited the site in 2007,…
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