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French Ambassador to Jordan David Bertolotti has termed the fire that engulfed Notre Dame Cathedral on April 15 as “a national tragedy”. In an address marking France’s National Day, Bertolotti said...
Excavations take time, money, planning, cooperation, conservation and publishing, said Director of the American Centre of Oriental Research (ACOR) Barbara Porter at a presentation on the Petra Church...
Director the Catholic Center for Studies and Media (CCSM) in Jordan Fr. Dr. Rif’at Bader has noted that the Christian presence in the Middle East contributes to fighting extremism and that the...
On Friday evening, July 12, anonymous assailants committed an attack from the side of Naveh Yaacov Settlement (northeast Jerusalem) on the stadium of Saint James Roman Catholic Church at Beit Hanina...
Following is the reflection by Most Rev. Archbishop Pierbattista Pizzaballa, Apostolic Administrator of the Latin Patriarchate of Jerusalem, for the 15th Sunday of Ordinary Time, Year C, July 14,...
Politicians, journalists, photographers and a few other professional persons often share the dizzying experience of being able to observe the course of history while it happens. One such privileged...
The American University of Madaba (AUM) has participated in the “Regional EuNIT Network Launch Conference and the 1st External Training Session”. The main objective out of this regional event is to...
The recent arrival of Africa’s most popular televangelist preacher, TB Joshua, to address thousands of foreign pilgrims in Nazareth produced a mix of consternation and anger in the city of Jesus’s...
The elections for the new Discretorium of the Custody of the Holy Land were held on Friday 12th July, during the Intermediate Chapter of the Custody of the Holy Land, which confirmed all the...
At the Ecumenical Forum for Peace, Reunification and Development Cooperation on the Korean Peninsula, being held in Bangkok on 10-12 July, the World Council of Churches (WCC) reiterated its call for...
On Thursday, July 11, 2019, the Heads of Jerusalem Churches held a prayer rally near Jaffa Gate’s Imperial and Petra Hotels, in protest of Israel’s Supreme Court’s decision to overturn the appeal...
His Excellency Dr. Talal Abu-Ghazaleh has welcomed in his office Fr. Dr. Rif’at Bader, director of the Catholic Center for Studies and Media (CCSM) in Jordan. During the meeting, discussions focused...
The Catholic Center for Studies and Media (CCSM) in Jordan remembers the late French Cardinal Jean-Louis Tauran on the first anniversary of his passing away which coincides on July 6, 2018. Eternal...
From 7th July 2019, forty-three Franciscan friars elected in recent months by the various district constituencies of the Custody of the Holy Land, are meeting for one week at St Saviour’s Convent in...
Born in Sligo, Ireland, Fr. Michael McDonagh has dedicated himself to serve the Holy Land and its people since his arrival to Jerusalem in 1999. For the last two years, Fr. McDonagh has been serving...
The American University of Madaba (AUM) celebrated the graduation of the fifth group of its students on Saturday, July 6, under the patronage of Most Rev. Archbishop Pierbattista Pizzaballa, the...
The International Board of Regents of Bethlehem University met at the Generalate of the Christian Brothers de La Salle in Rome on 27-29 June 2019. Work during these three days was conducted by...
Caritas Jordan held a free medical day at Caritas on Friday, July 5, 2019 in Husun. This is part of its continued endeavor to provide humanitarian aid to the sick and the needy. A total of 100...
Under the patronage of Director of the Catholic Center for Studies and Media in Jordan Fr. Dr. Rif'at Bader a celebration was held on Friday July 5 marking the graduation of the 4th batch of Syrian...
Lord Jesus’ birthplace, i.e. the Basilica of the Nativity, and the Bethlehem pilgrimage route in the Holy Land has been removed from the “List of Endangered World Patrimony,” by the Committee of the...