Who We Are
Philos Catholic seeks to positively engage Catholics with the historical birthplace of their faith and build friendships with the Christian, Jewish, and Muslim people of the Holy Land. Our goal is to reconnect Catholics with their Hebraic roots, educating them about the Near East region.
Coalition of Catholics Against Antisemitism
The Coalition of Catholics Against Antisemitism is a movement of Catholic leaders who are committed to combatting antisemitism and promoting ties with the Jewish community.
All Catholics are invited to sign our statement of solidarity and action with the Jewish people.
"I feel like I've grown in my Catholic faith by walking in the footsteps of Jesus...."
What does Philos Catholic do?
Reconnect Catholics with their Hebraic roots in Near East
Our roots are in the Jewish people, their scripture, their thought, and the land
Reconnect Catholics with their own origins in Near Eastern Christianity
We seek to connect Catholics with their history as well as the presence and contributions of Christians in the region today
Better understand diverse Christian approaches to Israel, and the region’s politics and culture more broadly
This includes exploring replacement theology in the Church today
Confront the harm done to the Jewish people by Catholic institutions and persons throughout history
Philos Catholic sponsors pilgrimages to the Holy Land for select groups of Catholic priests and seminarians