The Roman Catholic Church Ecce Homo Church meaning in Latin “Behold the man,” is located in the heart of the historic Old City of Jerusalem on the famous Via Dolorosa. Thousands of Christian pilgrims traveling to the Holy Land each year walk right beneath its arch, and not realize the remains from first-century Jerusalem. All Jerusalem renowned holy land sites are within easy walking distance and Ecce Homo itself is a location revered by Christians for its importance in the Passion of Jesus.
A popular Christian pilgrimage stop during a Holy Land tour is the Franciscan Church of the Visitation in Ein Karem, in the west side of Jerusalem, which honors the visit made by Mary the mother of Jesus’, to Elizabeth, the mother of John the Baptist’s (Luke 1:39-56).
The Church of All Nations also known as the Basilica of the Agony for its official name is a Roman Catholic Church which will be visited during our Holy Land trip located on the Mount of Olives, next to the Garden of Gethsemane. The church enshrines a section of bedrock where is said Jesus prayed before his arrest (Mark 14:32-42).