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 needy people, 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.



Cardinal Rainer Maria Wölki,
Archbishop of Cologne

Central Headquarters

Secretary General: Mr. Heinz Thiel
Steinfelder Gasse 17
50 670 Köln

Jerusalem Office

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