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The atmosphere was festive at Emmaus Qubeibe as the friars of the Custody of the Holy Land and the faithful of Jerusalem, joined by no less than four busses from the Bethlehem parish as well as the...
Prime Minister Abdullah Ensour has issued directives to take all measures required to support preparations for receiving Pope Francis I, who is expected to arrive in Jordan in May. In a communiqué...
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Following is the text of Easter Greetings issued by the heads and representatives of the main Christian churches of Jerusalem: We, the Patriarchs and Heads of Churches in Jerusalem, bring joyous...
Prime Minister Abdullah Ensour on Sunday wished Jordanian Christians a happy Easter and emphasised the strong bonds and "deep-rooted" values of coexistence between Muslims and Christians in the...
Today the Church is collecting for the Collection for the Holy Land, traditionally held every Good Friday. Its purpose is to maintain strong ties between Christians across the world, including the...
In this year’s Easter Message, the heads of local Christian Churches sent out an appeal for the Israeli-Palestinian negotiations. “Despite the acute difficulties of the current situation, we would...
“Sometimes I think it is simpler to go to America than to Jerusalem. And yet it’s just six miles down the road.” This is how Marcelline, a young girl from Bethlehem, described the difficulties many...
ZENIT has interviewed His Beatitude Latin Patriarch of Jerusalem Fouad Twal who conveyed his views ahead of the Holy Father’s trip to the Holy Land and expectations for Pope Francis' visit to the...
His Beatitude Latin Patriarch of Jerusalem Fouad Twal celebrated the Mass of the Lord’s Supper at the Basilica of the Holy Sepulchre on Thursday, April 17, 2014 Holy Thursday. Following is the text...
Following is the Easter Appeal 2014 from St. Joseph Parish in Jifna, Palestine, by Fr. Firas Aridah which highlights the significance of Jesus' resurrection that brings in a new hope to lives of...
Patriarchs and bishops in Jerusalem have issued a joint statement on the occasion of Easter holiday in which they conveyed good wishes from the city of resurrection where the disciples had conveyed...
The Latin Vicariate in Amman has announced the disengagement between the Noursat satellite bureau in Jordan and the Catholic Center for Studies and Media (CCSM). This measure was concomitant with a...
The Latin Church of the Apostles in Northern Zarqa celebrated Palm Sunday with a Mass presided over by Fr. Rif’at Bader at the invitation of parish priest Fr. Elie Karzam and the participation of Fr...
Marking Palm Sunday in Jerusalem, Catholic parishes coming from the West Bank raised banners with pictures of His Holiness Pope Francis, which reads:" Palestine welcomes Pope Francis," and "Pope:...
A Mass was celebrated at the Church of the Holy Family in the city of Ramallah on the West Bank marking Palm Sunday, the last Sunday before Easter. Fr. Raed Abu Sahlieh presided over the Mass...
The Sacred Heart of Jesus parish in Tla’ Al-Ali, Amman, in collaboration with youths and scouts, on Saturday, March 12, performed at the church yard the stages Lord Jesus had undertaken carrying the...
Please complete this form electronically in Arabic for Arab nationalities and in English for other nationalities, attach a passport photo with a white background and e-mail both to: popevisitmedia@...
Petra--Her Majesty Queen Rania Al Abdullah met with a number of Rosary Sisters nuns during a visit she has paid to the Rosary Sisters Visitation Home. The Queen toured the facility to check on the...
The Church of Jerusalem celebrates Palm Sunday with a particular sentiment and solemnity. The Latin Patriarchate, reestablished in 1847, has promptly resumed, not without difficulties during the...