Holy Lands

Students of architecture participating in the summer International Design Studio concluded on Saturday, July 22, the first part of their analysis work on the Madaba Regional Archaeological Museum...
At the Angelus Francis appealed for “reconciliation and peace” for the Holy City. Then he warns, “It is better a Church that is not afraid of getting its hands dirty, rather than a Church of “pure...
Following is the full text of statement issued by the Heads of Churches in Jerusalem on Wednesday, July 19, regarding the mounting tension around al-Haram ash-Sharif: We, the Heads of Churches in...
The 6th Canon Law Conference for lawyers has opened at the Movenpick Hotel, Dead Sea. The conference is organized by the Ecclesiastical Court of the Latin Patriarchate and the Pontifical Lateran...
On Friday, July 14, two Israeli police officers and three Arab Israeli gunmen were killed within Al Haram Al Sharif compound. This raises the eternal question of Jerusalem and the management of holy...
The American University in Madaba (AUM) held the graduation ceremony of the third batch of its students on Tuesday, July 17, in the presence of a large number of people including Cardinal Edwin O'...
The Ecclesiastical Court of the Latin Patriarchate and the Pontifical Lateran University in Rome launched on Tuesday, July 17, the 6th Annual Canon Law Conference at the Movenpick Hotel, Dead Sea....
At the Holy Sepulcher, the religious and pilgrims came together with the Franciscan friars in order to commemorate the anniversary of the Basilica’s opening, as has occurred every year since 1149,...
An Arabic-language book titled, "History of the Latin Parishioners in Madaba and Ma'in" by Bishop Maroun Lahham was launched on Sunday, July 16, at the Church of St. John the Baptist in Madaba in...
On the second day of his visit to the Kingdom, President of Caritas Internationalis Cardinal Luis Antonio Tagle visited the Garden of Mercy in Madaba which is located at the Melkite Greek Catholic...
President of Caritas Internationalis Cardinal Luis Antonio Tagle of Manila, Philippines arrived in Amman on Friday, July 14. Upon arrival he was warmly received by Caritas Jordan Director Wael...
The Our Lady of Lourdes in southern France has granted the grotto which bears the same name in Naour, Jordan, membership of the Family of Our Lady of Lourdes during two distinguished celebrations...
Anglican Bishop in Jerusalem Suheil Dawani and Caritas Jordan signed a partnership and cooperation memorandum of understanding (MoU) on Tuesday July 11, 2017 at Al Ahliyyeh and the Bishop's School in...
The Latin Parish of Bethlehem has organized a three-week summer camp for about 200 young people; its slogan: "Let's bring colors of joy to our life” "Let's bring colors of joy to our life” is the...
The Holy Land Christian Ecumenical Foundation (HCEF) has welcomed its 7th annual Know Thy Heritage (KTH) delegation to Jordan and Palestine. Each year, a delegation of 25-30 diaspora Palestinians...
In the Old City of Jerusalem it's hard to escape the ancient history that's still alive within its walls. A simple smartphone search can send you on a walk to a centuries-old shop, bring you to the...
From June 24-27, 2017, young Christian students from all over Jordan gathered at the Our Lady of Peace Center for a time of prayer and formation. The Summer Camp organized by the Young Christian...
The Mennonite Palestine-Israel Network (Menno-PIN) welcomes the successful passage of the “Seeking Peace in Israel and Palestine” resolution by the Mennonite Church USA at its biennial convention in...
Gianni Ricci, a focolarino priest, spent 23 years in the Middle East to give a hand in spreading the spirituality of unity in the lands martyred by wars and strife Il lungo cammino...People travel...
On Tuesday, June 20, the Holy Land Christian Ecumenical Foundation (HCEF) completed rehabilitating three Bethlehem area olivewood workshops as part of a project aimed at supporting artisan...