In a departure from the traditional festive decorations and Christmas tree lighting, the Bethlehem Municipality has chosen to cancel Christmas festivities due to thousands killed and in a prayer for peace. Amidst the rubble and ruins, a poignant voice rises to declare that the light of hope will persist in the small West Bank town where the Christmas story unfolded.
Youstina Safar, a resident of Bethlehem and a student at Bethlehem University, has collaborated with the London-based band Ooberfuse to deliver a powerful message through their Christmas song, “Hear Angels Cry.” The song resonates with the belief that hope for a better future, born in the hearts of humanity, remains resilient in the face of aggression.
This song has reached the ears of Pope Francis who endorsed the song commenting that he trusts the song “will inspire many people this Christmas to pray for a new flourishing of fraternal solidarity, reconciliation and peace in the Holy Land”. Hear Angels Cry has been promoted on the Vatican News and is being played on Vatican Radio.
Hear Angels Cry –
- Watch on Youtube now: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7AR6Pc7qdk4
- Stream on Spotify: https://spoti.fi/46JOQVo
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- Stream on Apple Music: https://apple.co/46Ik9jk
“Hear Angels Cry” is not just a song but a heartfelt plea for unity, compassion, and the enduring power of hope, even in the most challenging circumstances. This Christmas, the world is invited to join in this message of solidarity and support for those affected by the ongoing struggles in the Holy Land.