Cardinal Leonardo Sandri, accompanied by Archbishop Leopoldo Girelli, Apostolic Nuncio to Israel and Apostolic Delegate to Palestine, paid a visit to Tantur in the course of his pilgrimage to the Holy Land.
At 7 pm, they walked inside the Holy Sepulchre and heard the loud clink of the bolt in the door. Eva Napierkowksi and two other students would stay in that church for the duration of the night.
The Jerusalem Global Gateway shares space with the Tantur Ecumenical Institute, a 100,000-square-foot facility that is situated between the historic cities of Jerusalem and Bethlehem.
210 undergraduate participants since Gateway founding in 2014
3 universities where students attend class: Hebrew, Bethlehem, and Al-Quds universities
1000s pieces of falafel enjoyed
15 traditional meals cooked by undergraduates