St. John Baptist Church & the Terra Sancta Church (2017)

the Church of Saint John Baptist of Acre, also called simply the St John Church, a church that stands alongside the city's lighthouse on the shore of the Mediterranean Sea. It can be ... See full synopsis »

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Yanai Arfi

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the Church of Saint John Baptist of Acre, also called simply the St John Church, a church that stands alongside the city's lighthouse on the shore of the Mediterranean Sea. It can be approached by walking along the promenade on the south ramparts overlooking the church, or walking from Ha-Haganah Street to Salah & Bazri Street. Acre, capital of the Kingdom of Jerusalem during the Crusades, served as the main seaport of the Holy Land. The Franciscan presence dates from 1219 when St. Francis of Assisi landed in Acre. In 1342, Pope Clement VI declared that the Franciscans were the official guardians of the holy places, naming them the "Custodia Terrae Sanctae". Their mission continues today and includes the Church of St. John Baptist of Acre. Built in 1737 the Church of St. John Baptist of Acre was established as the parish for the Latin Rite Catholics of the city. The lighthouse, erected at the end of the rampart in 1864, is still active. However, the maps of the region did not mention ...

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English | French | Spanish

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1 July 2017 (USA) See more »

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$165,000 (estimated)
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