Holy Lands

Maronite Patriarch, Cardinal Bechara Boutros al-Rahi, the 77th Maronite Antioch and head of the Maronite Church, is scheduled to arrive in Jordan in Monday, July 23, on a visit that will last until...
At a time when much noise surrounds the Holy City of Jerusalem, there is harmony taking place at the Magnificat Institute – the Music School of the Custody of the Holy Land. Countless hours of...
The 7th Regional Canon Conference titled, "Towards an Ecclesiastical Canon Culture in Marriage" kicked off Wednesday, July 18, off the Dead Sea. The conference is held in cooperation with the...
A memorandum of understanding (MoU) was signed on Wednesday, July 18, by the American University of Madaba (AUM) and the University of Hasselt in Belgium. The MOU aims to exchange students between...
Caritas Jordan signed a partnership and coordination agreement with Near East Council of Churches Committee for Refugee Works (NECC) on Wednesday July18, 2018. The agreement calls for conducting...
The Latin Patriarchate of Jerusalem bishops and priests express deep sorrow over the passing away of the father of Most Rev. Archbishop Pierbattista Pizzaballa, Apostolic Administrator of the Latin...
The 7th Regional Canon Conference titled, "Towards an Ecclesiastical Canon Culture" kicked off Monday, July 16 off the Dead Sea. The conference, held in cooperation with the Pontifical University of...
Director of the Catholic Center for Studies and Media (CCSM) in Jordan Fr. Dr. Rif’at Bader and professor of Islamic Sharia Dr. Amer Al-Hafi on Sunday, July 15, met with a youth delegation from the...
"Joy without borders!" This is the theme of the summer camp organized by the Lasallian Brothers in the Old City of Jerusalem. This call full of hope, which echoes St. Paul’s command “Rejoice...
The population of the Gaza Strip "has no hope" and lives "expecting the worst,” said Fr Mario da Silva, parish priest of the small Christian community, speaking to AsiaNews. The residents are getting...
Under the supervision of Jordan Hashemite Charity Organization (JHCO), a number of Caritas Jordan staff and volunteers have participated in packaging and distribution of relief aid that are going to...
Melkite Catholic Patriarch Joseph Absi called on attendees at the 51st National Melkite Convention “to support one idea, which is peace.” “Only through peace can we continue to testify to our...
Following is the meditation of the Most Rev. Archbishop Pierbattista Pizzaballa, Apostolic Administrator of the Latin Patriarchate of Jerusalem, for the 15th Sunday of Ordinary Time, Year B, July 15...
Many people are living their lives loyal to the church but far from Lord Jesus Christ. In my personal perspective, God never expects anything from any of us except our ability to genuinely love. One...
AUM President Prof. Nabil Ayoub received Dr. Hilligje Van't Land, Secretary General of the International Association of Universities (IAU) on Tuesday, July 10. Prof. Ayoub briefed the guest about AUM...
“It is not possible to imagine a Middle East without Christians. It would not be the Middle East; it would be something else. [We must do all we can so that] communities of different faiths can live...
The Catholic Center for Studies and Media (CCSM) and the CCSM Council of Consultants convey heartfelt wishes and blessings to Fr. Rif’at Bader for obtaining his doctorate degree in political...
Helped by the Brothers of the De la Salle schools, the young Palestinians, « sons of Jerusalem », come to terms with their history. They composed a notebook entitled “From one gate to another: routes...
A new centre for the elderly was inaugurated at the Catholic Action Center in Bethlehem. The head of the Presidential Committee for Church Affairs in Palestine who supported this project, Dr. Hanna...
The baptized are dramatically disappearing in the city where Jesus was born. While groups that pocket offers using the name of Bethlehem, without then sending any kind of help to the Christians of...