Holy Lands

His Majesty King Abdullah has reaffirmed Jordan's commitment to its historical role in safeguarding Jerusalem's Islamic and Christian holy sites, in line with the Hashemite custodianship, noting the...
Most Rev. Archbishop Pierbattista Pizzaballa, Apostolic Administrator of the Latin Patriarchate of Jerusalem, is due to visit the Sacred Heart of Jesus Church in Naour on Sunday, February 11, 2018...
The Synod of the Melkite Roman Catholics elected on Friday, February 9, Bishop Yasser Ayyash as the patriarchal vicar for the Melkite Catholic Church in Jerusalem. The Synod was opened in Rabwa on...
Very close to Madaba, the road winds between arid hills to give way to a green setting: Maïn. This small town known for its hot springs, is also home to the Little Family of the Annunciation, an...
“Mariam preached and wrote about humility. She who was a humble servant, became the great Saint that all people can now venerate,” said Bishop William Shomali, speaking of Saint Mariam Baouardy in a...
Based on a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) signed earlier in 2017 between AUM and Spark, and following up with the several joint-activities during the Fall semester of AY 2017-18. A team from...
Apostolic Nuncio to Jordan and Iraq Archbishop Alberto Ortega Martin celebrated a special Mass at the Baptism site on Sunday, February 5, in the participation of a number of priests and pilgrims from...
In January 2018, the temperature in Jerusalem varies between 9 and 17 degrees, but the number of pilgrims is constantly increasing. Brother Tomasz Dubiel, director of the Christian Information Center...
A bridge between Italy and Jordan, two countries belonging to a region united by the Mediterranean is the meaning of a wide-ranging initiative promoted by the Italian diplomatic network, which for...
The Sacred Heart of Jesus Church in Naour, southern Amman, celebrated on Friday, February 2, the Feast of the Presentation of Jesus at the Temple and the first day of Our Lady of Lourdes Novena with...
The United Nations is neglecting the efforts made by thousands of Iraqi Christians who were able to escape the ISIS' atrocities and sought shelter in Jordan to achieve refugee status, according to an...
An ancient pool unearthed by archaeologists near Jerusalem is being linked to where St Philip may have baptised the Ethiopian eunuch. The large pool is part of a system of a network built during the...
Dr. Samar Jaber, head of Mechanical Engineering Department at the American University of Madaba (AUM), won 2017 TWAS award to Jordanian Young Scientists. TWAS 2017 is organized by the Academy of...
Chargé d'Affaires of the Apostolic Nunciature in Amman Monsignor Mauro Lalli has said that the Holy See recognizes the Hashemite custodianship of the Islamic and Christian holy places in Jerusalem...
From January 20 -28, 2018, the various Churches of Jerusalem each evening hosted a prayer service to facilitate common prayer. This annual Week of Prayer for Christian unity is designed to remind us...
His Majesty King Abdullah on Sunday, January 28, met with the Moderator of the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland Minister Derek Browning, a Royal Court statement said. During the meeting,...
With the start of the new year 2018 and in continuation of the winter campaign titled, "Love and Peace", a Caritas team has distributed humanitarian aid to a number of families in Balqa' Governorate...
The Catholic Center for Studies and Media (CCSM) in Jordan has issued the following statement titled, "The Message of Communication 2018: No to fake news, yes to journalism for peace": Pope Francis...
After their marriage on May 26, 2017, Florence and Gauthier, two French newlyweds, decided to resign their jobs and leave everything behind to walk on a pilgrimage to Jerusalem. Arriving in December...
His Majesty King Abdullah held talks on Sunday, January 21, with visiting U.S. Vice President Mike Pence on developments related to the Palestinian cause and Jerusalem and the strategic partnership...