The Diocese of Des Moines


Bishop prays at Mount of Beatitudes, "Blessed are the peacemakers..." :: 09/15/14

Bishop Richard Pates and the 17 bishops on a prayer pilgrimage for peace in the Holy Land visited Gaza yesterday. Hear Bishop's reflection on the days' journey. Today, the bishops will tour the Old City of Jerusalem including the Western Wall and Dome of the Rock. At the Western Wall they wi...

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