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Bishop Emeritus Boland discusses importance of going to Holy Land

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Bishop Emeritus J. Kevin Boland will join a delegation of 18 U.S. bishops who will travel to the Holy Land, September 10-19, to pray for peace. Bishop Richard E. Pates of Des Moines, Iowa, chairman of the Committee on International Justice and Peace of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB), will lead the pilgrimage, which will include visits and prayer at various holy sites in Jerusalem, Galilee, Nazareth and Bethlehem. Bishop Boland will post content about the pilgrimage on the Diocese of Savannah Facebook page, the diocesan newspaper, Southern Cross Facebook page, and via Twitter.