Holy Lands

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Patriarchal Vicar of Jerusalem, Bishop William Shomali, presided over the feast of Pentecost this Sunday, June 8, 2014, celebrated each year at the Benedictine Abbey of the Dormition on Mount Zion....
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Francis, Patriarch Bartholomew and the Presidents Shimon Peres and Mahmoud Abbas pray for peace between Israelis and Palestinians: «Our children are tired and worn out by conflict. More than once we...
Caritas Jordan has undertaken a pilgrimage trip to the Baptism Site in the presence of its Director General Mr. Wael Suleiman and the participation of more than 300 people, namely staff and...
Praying for peace in the Holy Land alongside leaders of long-antagonistic nations, Pope Francis called on God to act where human efforts had failed, to end what he described as violence inspired by...
Catholics, other Christians and other believer are joining Pope Francis and the Presidents of Israel and Palestine this evening in praying for peace in the Holy Land, asking God’s assistance where...
Pope Francis has a dream that one day, in the not so distant future, Israelis and Palestinians will live together, in separate independent states, in peace, security, and mutual respect, as befits...
It will begin with three distinct prayers - Jewish, Christian and Muslim - the “prayer for peace” that will bring together, on Sunday evening in the Vatican gardens, Pope Francis, Israeli President...
At a press conference in the Vatican on Friday,June 6, the head of the Holy See’s press office, Fr Federico Lombardi, and the Franciscan Custos of the Holy Land, Fr Pierbattista Pizzaballa, announced...
The unexpected invitation Pope Francis made on Sunday, May 25, to Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas and to Israeli President Shimon Peres to come to “his home to pray to God for the gift of peace”...
Armenian Patriarch Aram told Pope Francis on Thursday, June 5 that he hoped his invitation to the Palestinian and Israeli presidents to pray for peace in the Vatican would be the start of a process...
Pope Francis has said that he was “struck” by the generosity of the Jordanian people in welcoming Syrian refugees: “the many who flee from war in that area”. According to Father Imad Twal, a...
Pope Francis' June 8 meeting with the Israeli and Palestinian presidents will be a religious, not a political, occasion and should not raise hopes for immediate resumption of peace talks between the...
Latin Patriarch of Jerusalem Fouad Twal has called on bishops and priests to pray next Sunday, June 8, for the success of the scheduled meeting to be held under the patronage of Pope Francis in the...
Politics and spirituality do not always go hand in hand, not even in the quest for peace, but most certainly the religious aspect can summon unsuspected resources and cross what might appear as...
The Catholic Center for Studies and Media (CCSM) has held a symposium on the positive results of Pope Francis’ visit to the Kingdom on May 24. Present were a large number of youths who took part in...
Jordan offers sights to delight pilgrims and explorers alike. “If there’s only one nation in the sky, shouldn’t all passports be valid for it?” The answer to this question posed by Yann Martel in his...
Latin Patriarch of Jerusalem Fouad Twal has consecrated a church at the inauguration of the Magdala Center, an archaeological park in Mary Magdalene’s hometown that contains a first century...
The Church of the Holy Family in Ramallah on Saturday, May 31, marked the conclusion of the Marian month in a Mass presided over by Fr. Rif’at Bader with the participation of parish priest Fr. Raed...
The head of an international network of aid agencies has urged Syrian refugees sheltering in Jordan "not to lose hope," as the three-year conflict in their country shows no signs of letting up....