Deutscher Verein Vom Heiligen Lande (DVHL)

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


Established 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.


President:                                     H.Em. Joachim Cardinal Meisner
Archbishop of Cologne

Central Headquarters:

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

Jerusalem Office

Director: Mr. Bernd Mussinghoff
Address: Nablus Road 2
P.O.B. 19070 (Schmidt’s College)
9119001 Jerusalem
Tel.: (02) 627 16 86
Fax: (02) 627 66 41