Holy Lands

Messelem Abu Mutlak, a 15-year-old student at the Rosary Sisters School in Gaza, fantasizes about being a champion goalkeeper and when he is not studying, he dedicates himself to improve his soccer...
The Higher Education Council has decided in its eleventh meeting held on Tuesday, May 29, 2018, to name Latin Patriarchal Vicar for Jordan Bishop William Shomali as the chairman of the board of...
Recent events in my country, Jordan, whose people repeatedly have shown their resilience and steadfastness in the eye of the storm and their generosity to those less fortunate, serve only to...
Priests and nuns of the Incarnate Word have the honor to invite you to take part in the Mass marking the Feast of Our Lady of the Mount on the heights of Anjara. The Mass will be celebrated by Most...
The Ramadan Campaign proceeded to Balqa Governorate, on June 7, 2018 specifically to the city of Salt. Caritas Jordan staff in Salt and volunteers distributed food parcels to 150 Jordanian families...
Following is an interview with Father Jean-Jacques Pérennès, director of the Ecole Biblique in Jerusalem: Father Pérennès, could you summarize in few words the great history of the Ecole Biblique et...
Jerusalem, the shining city on the hill. We know you in antiquity, through song and scripture. We know you in our imaginations and our hearts. We know you in our contemplation, our prayers, and our...
On 26th of April, I was a guest speaker in AUM where I talked about my own definition of Entrepreneurship, our reality as youth, Jordan Economic Reform needs, the birth of my companies Golden Wheat...
The traditions of the Old City for the holy month of Muslims and the event organized on the rooftop of Casa Nova with the city representatives. In a scene that reflects the spirit of brotherhood and...
Under the patronage of Most Rev. Archbishop Pierbattista Pizzaballa, Apostolic Administrator of the Latin Patriarchate of Jerusalem, the Christian and Islamic Committee of the Lady of Peace Center...
His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia, met with the Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary Ambassador of the Hashemite State of Jordan to the Russian Federation, Mr. Amjad Adaile on...
In light of the ongoing tragic events in the Gaza Strip, Caritas Jerusalem has been working with international and community based medical and humanitarian organizations to provide medical services...
In Gaza one lives in "tension and uncertainty" and the constant fear of a new war, this according to Fr. Mario da Silva, who has been parish priest in the Strip for the past six years. "There is a...
The Commissariat of the Holy Land in Slovenia was established 30 years ago and is entrusted to Br. Peter Lavrich. On the occasion of this anniversary, the Custos of the Holy Land, Fr. Francesco...
As part of its annual activities with the wider Caritas family, Caritas Jordan organized its annual partner two-day meeting on 4- 5 June 2018. The event, which was held at the Marriott Dead Sea...
For the past six years the Greek Catholic Annunciation Society in Jerusalem, has been working through its remedial education project to reduce the rate of youth dropout, as well as to offer the...
The Jesuit Refugee Service pledged to continue supporting some of the 11 million displaced Syrians, including nine million refugees, as the U.S. government’s response to the world’s worst...
Various cities have seen street protests over the past few days. People oppose the government’s IMF-backed tax reform. For Fr Bader, civil society groups have led the demonstrations, not radical...
The Custody of the Holy Land celebrated the Solemnity of the Visitation in the shrine dedicated to this Gospel episode, which is located in Ain Karem—a village just outside of Jerusalem. The...
Last April, the parishioners of Mafraq, the Montreal Lieutenancy of the Order of the Holy Sepulcher and the l’Œuvre d’Orient funded the purchase of a bus for the parish of St. Joseph Mafraq. This...