Deutscher Verein Vom Heiligen Lande (DVHL)

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Deutscher Verein vom Heiligen Lande (DVHL)
German Association of the Holy Land


Established in 1855 by the German Catholic Bishops, the German Association of the Holy Land (DVHL) is a relief organization for the Christians in the Middle East. Besides the support of those in need, the Association considers education and the promotion of interreligious dialogue and reconciliation to be a main part of its mission. The Association also regularly organizes pilgrimages to the Holy Land and sends volunteers from Germany to different social and educational institutions in the Holy Land.



H.E. Rainer Maria Cardinal Wölki,
Archbishop of Cologne
Secretary General: Mr. Heinz Thiel
Steinfelder Gasse 17
50 670 Köln

Jerusalem Office

Director: Mr. Dr. Georg Röwekamp
Nablus Road 97 (Schmidt’s College)
P.O.B. 19070
9119001 Jerusalem
Tel: (02) 627 16 86
Fax: (02) 627 66 41



Catholic Relief Services – CRS

Posted by admin | Charitable and Humanitarian Organizations | Wednesday 10 April 2019 7:06 am


Catholic Relief Services – CRS
United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB)


Catholic Relief Services (CRS) was founded in 1943 and carries out the commitment of theBishops of the United States to assist the poor and vulnerable overseas. We are motivated by the Gospel of Jesus Christ to cherish, preserve and uphold the sacredness and dignity of all human life, foster charity and justice, and embody Catholic social and moral teaching as we act to:

  • – Promote human development by responding to major emergencies, fighting disease and poverty, and nurturing peaceful and just societies; and
  • – Serve Catholics in the United States as they live their faith in solidarity with their brothers and sisters around the world

As part of the universal mission of the Catholic Church, we work with local, national and international Catholic institutions and structures, as well as other organizations, to assist people on the basis of need, not creed, race or nationality.



President  & CEO   Mr. Sean Callahan
Board of Directors
Most Rev. Gregory J. Mansur
Brooklyn, New York


Catholic Relief Services
228 W. Lexington Street
Baltimore, Maryland 21201-3443
Tel: +1 (410) 625 22 20
Fax: +1 (410) 685 16 35

Jerusalem Office: 

Mrs. Hilary Dubose
Country Representative
Jerusalem, West Bank and Gaza Program
Mr. Elias Kreitem Head of Operations


14 Rosary Sisters Street  –
near the Rosary Sisters Convent
Beit Hanina
Mailing address:
P.O.B. 19447
9119302 Jerusalem
Tel: (02) 656 92 40 /41 /42
Fax: (02) 656 92 43


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