Find all Churches at St. Peter Catholic Church Tiberias. St. Peter’s Church Tiberias is Catholic Church which is next to a monastery in Tiberias, a town on the western shore of the Sea of Galilee, in the Lower Galilee, in northern District of Israel. Much historical drama is found within these walls. This rare Crusader church – administered by Koinonia Giovanni Battista, a Catholic community based in Italy – has a roof shaped like an upturned boat, a nod to St. Peter, Galilee fisherman. The Crusaders founded St. Peter’s Church Tiberias in the early twelfth century as a Cathedral for the episcopal see, as suffragan to the Bishop of Nazareth. Visit us at iholyland!