Holy Lands

The Conference of the International Secretariat of Christian Students opened in Amman on Friday, October 6, by celebrating Mass presided by Patriarch Fouad Twal at the Church of the Good Shepherd....
How can we make our Catholic schools an active part in delivering the message of the Church? A question that is raised by many of us who work in the education sector. We must first realize that the...
Caritas Jordan donated aid to 200 Iraqi and Jordanian families at the Syrian Orthodox Church in Sweifieh/ Amman on Thursday, October 5. Caritas Director Wael Suleiman stressed Caritas' commitment to...
Under the patronage of Minister of the Environment Dr. Yassin Khayyat and with the participation of French Ambassador in Jordan Mr. David Bertolotti, the Catholic Center for Studies and Media is...
On June 14, 2017, H.E. Archbishop Pierbattista Pizzaballa appointed Mr. Sami El-Yousef as the first lay person to assume the position of Chief Executive Officer of the Latin Patriarchate. During an...
Latin Patriarchal Vicar for Jordan Bishop William Shomali inaugurated on Saturday, September 30, the new house for boys "Mary Mother of Hope" and the Parish Hall at Our Lady of the Mount Church in...
Bishop Maroun Lahham launched on Friday, September 29, his new Arabic-language book titled, "The History of the Latin Parishioners in Taybeh” which is part of a series of books dealing with the...
The social media sites have recently been noticed to include photos which people post of themselves or of their beloved ones. These “smart” tools have been used to expose human faces, with tall ears...
As the statements calling for justice in Cremisan Valley fail to work, churches urged the international community at the 36th Session of UN Human Rights Council for action regarding the occupied...
Mgr Giacinto-Boulos Marcuzzo has stressed the importance of education to ensure the future of new generations. The Church is a sign of "unity" in a context "marked by divisions" and a bridge in...
Interreligious dialogue must be followed by action and inspire working together to shape a culture of peace and harmony, said officials during the seminar “Prophet Moses In Judaism, Christianity,...
Crown Prince Hussein bin Abdullah mounted the podium of the world’s biggest stage to address the UN General Assembly, speaking not only on behalf of his “beloved Jordan” and as representative of His...
The Boy Home in Bethlehem celebrated its first decade. “Thinking about ten years is important, but thinking about 83 kids is even more important.” This is how Fr. Marwan, who has been managing the...
A double feast took place in Emmaus Al-Qubeibeh: On the day when Sts. Simeon and Cleophas are remembered, a new inter-obediential fraternity was officially born. Comprised of Friars Minor and...
During a thanksgiving Mass on Saturday, September 23, 2017, the faithful bade farewell to Bishop Boulos Marcuzzo, and welcomed their new pastor Fr. Hanna Kildani as the new Latin Patriarchal vicar...
Under the patronage of Most Rev. Archbishop Pierbattista Pizzaballa, Apostolic Administrator of the Latin Patriarchate of Jerusalem, and Custos of the Holy Land Fr. Francesco Patton a celebration was...
Caritas Jordan on Friday launched the Youth World Peace Forum (YWPF) under the theme “Now is the time”, with the aim of empowering youth in peacemaking. More than 400 young participants from 40...
The two-day Youth World Peace Forum (WYPF), organized by Caritas Jordan and held at the American University of Madaba (AUM), concluded its functionaries on Saturday, September 23, with the...
His Royal Highness Crown Prince Al Hussein bin Abdullah II delivered a speech on Thursday, September 21, at the 72nd session of the United Nations General Assembly, on behalf of His Majesty King...
The functionaries of the activities of the Youth World Peace Forum (WYPF), organized by Caritas Jordan, opened at the American University of Madaba (AUM) on Friday, September 22, with the...