Sr. Telesphora Pavlou, superior of the Franciscan Sisters of the Immaculate Heart of Mary convent, greets visiting nuns outside the Church of the Beatitudes in Israel March 24, 2021. The church and its guesthouse have been empty of visitors for a year because of the COVID-19 pandemic. (CNS/Debbie Hill)
Three nuns in habits meet outside of a stone building