Holy Lands

Over the past few days, thousands of demonstrators have been protesting in Amman, Jordan, against the U.S. President’s decision to recognize the Holy City as the capital of Israel. ***** Christians...
The U.S. president's Jerusalem decision is a black hole that will swallow every achievement of the Mideast peace process and dealt a harsh blow to moderates. But as a nation, we Palestinians will be...
On Thursday, December 14, 2017, H.E. Archbishop Leopoldo Girelli, Apostolic Delegate for Jerusalem and Palestine and Apostolic Nunico to Israel and Cyprus, made his solemn entry into the Basilica of...
The bishops and heads of Churches in the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan organized a silent candle march on Wednesday, December 13, to express rejection of the decision undertaken by the US...
His Majesty King Abdullah II on Wednesday, December 13, chaired the Jordanian delegation taking part in the extraordinary session of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation which convenes in Istanbul...
Hundreds of Jordanians took part in a candlelight vigil in Amman on Wednesday in protest of US President Donald Trump’s decision to move the American embassy to Jerusalem and to recognise it as the...
Eight dioceses in England have pledged to support vulnerable Christians in the Holy Land through Christmas crib donations. Churches in the dioceses of Arundel and Brighton, Birmingham, and Hexham and...
Deputizing for Prime Minister Dr. Hani Mulki, Minister of Social Development Hala Lattouf patronized on Tuesday, December 12, the launching of the winterization campaign in Zarqa Governorate titled...
For the fifth consecutive year, the Boulevard in Abdali is spreading the Christmas spirit with celebrations featuring an open market and several activities held throughout the holiday season. The...
The Presidency of the Council of European Bishops Conferences (CCEE) has issued a statement calling for respect of the status quo of the city of Jerusalem, in line with a number of United Nations...
On Sunday, December 10, 2017, the Latin Patriarchal Seminary in Beit Jala celebrated the diaconate ordination of four of its students; Amer Jubran, Akram Msharbash, Tony Haieen and Khaled Qammoh in...
The bishops and heads of Churches in the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan call on the public to take part in a silent candle march due to take place on Wednesday, December 13, 2017 at 6:00pm. The march...
Coptic Tawadros refuses to meet vice-president Pence. The choice of the United States was criticized by the bishops of Jordan, the Chaldean Patriarch and Melkite Patriarch. The Trump administration’s...
The “A thousand times Christmas” exhibition opened at the Custodial Curia at St. Savior’s Monastery in Jerusalem on December 7, 2017. It will last until February 2, 2018. The 110 paintings created by...
The Catholic Center for Studies and Media (CCSM) in Jordan has decried the unilateral step represented by the decision taken by US President Donald Trump regarding relocating the US embassy to...
Her Majesty Queen Rania on Sunday, December 10, visited Our Lady of Peace Centre for Persons with Disabilities, which runs several programmes that aim to integrate people with disabilities into...
I followed up with sorrow--as well as with others who love Jerusalem, the Holy City--the announcement made by US President Donald Trump to move his country's embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem, and...
Lebanese singer Manal Nemeh held a concert on Saturday, December 9, at Zara Complex in Amman during which she performed Christmas carols and sang for Jerusalem. A large number of people were present...
The bishops in churches of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan issued a statement on Saturday, December 9, stating that the decision undertaken by US President Donald Trump to recognize Jerusalem as the...
During the Christmas tree celebration in Beit Sahour on Saturday December 9. 2017, Patriarch Michel Sabbah said : "Whatever the great of this world and the lords of war say or decide, they said:...