Holy Lands

The Catholic Center for Studies and Media (CCSM) in Jordan will hold a Christian-Islamic celebration of the Annunciation at Al Hussein Cultural Center, Ras Al-Ain, Amman, on Wednesday, March 28, at 6...
The United States has a responsibility to help Jordan as it struggles to support hundreds of thousands of Syrian refugees and must actively seek to end Syria’s long civil war, American human rights...
His Majesty King Abdullah II on Tuesday, March 27, reaffirmed Jordan's constant support for the Churches of Jerusalem and protecting the Christian community in the Holy Land. Welcoming a delegation...
The Catholic Centre for Studies and Media (CCSM) in Jordan will hold a Christian-Islamic celebration of the Annunciation at Al Hussein Cultural Centre in Ras Al Ain on Wednesday at 6:30pm. In a...
On Sunday, March 25, 2018, Palm Sunday, many Christians from Jerusalem and the whole world gathered to celebrate Jesus’ entry into Jerusalem, first with the celebration of a Pontifical Mass at the...
The parishioners of Our Lady of the Annunciation Church in Jabal Weibdeh, Amman, marked the feast of the Annunciation on Sunday, March 25 by celebrating Mass at the church. Latin patriarchal Vicar...
On Thursday, March 23, 2018, Archbishop Yaser Ayyash, who was elected patriarchal vicar for Jerusalem on Friday, February 9, 2018, made his solemn entry into the Greek Catholic Melkite Patriarchate....
Catholics in Jerusalem participate in the procession for Palm Sunday of the Lord's Passion on March 25. Thousands of pilgrims around the world travel to Jerusalem each year to join local Christians...
“Hosanna to the Son of David,” sang the Franciscan friars of the Custody of the Holy Land on the eve of Palm Sunday. They processed into the small church of Betfage on March 24. This is the exact...
The Catholic Center for Studies and Media (CCSM) in Jordan will hold a Christian-Islamic celebration of the Annunciation at Al Hussein Cultural Center, Ras Al-Ain, Amman, on Wednesday, March 28, at 6...
After having recalled Jesus' weeping over Jerusalem, the prayer at Gethsemane, the moment of his scourging and after the pilgrimage to Bethany, the friars of the Custody of the Holy Land led the...
“Blessed are those who dwell in your house, they are ever praising you” (Psalms 84:4) On Monday, March 19, 2018, the Latin Patriarchate Seminary in Beit Jala presented Nadeem Giacaman and Wajdi...
Canada’s Director General of International Humanitarian Assistance Mr. Stephen Salewicz, accompanied by Ambassador of Canada to Jordan Mr. Peter MacDougall and Program Officer for Humanitarian...
Following is the meditation of the Most Rev. Archbishop Pierbattista Pizzaballa, Apostolic Administrator of the Latin Patriarchate of Jerusalem, for Palm Sunday, Year B, March 25, 2018: During this...
Bishops and priests of the Latin Patriarchate held on Tuesday, March 20, a meeting at Our Lady of Peace Center in Amman. The two-day meeting was chaired by Most Rev. Archbishop Pierbattista...
Cardinal Daniel N. DiNardo of Galveston-Houston, president of the US Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB), has joined other leaders from the US Episcopal, Lutheran (ELCA), and Armenian Churches in...
His Majesty King Abdullah II on Tuesday, March 20, delivered an address before a group of about 300 Dutch university students attending 'World Class The Hague'. In his address, King Abdullah had a...
Golgotha (along with Christ's tomb) is located within the Church of the Holy Sepulchre, in the walled Old City of Jerusalem. The “Place of the Skull”, Calvary, Golgotha is the epicenter of...
Under the patronage of Deputy Prime Minister His Excellency Jamal Sarayrah, the Catholic Center for Studies and Media (CCSM) in Jordan has the honor to invite you to attend the Christian-Islamic...
Following the meeting of the members of the CCEE-CEC Joint Committee in Brussels, from 9-10 March, presidents of the two European ecclesial organisations namely, Cardinal Angelo Bagnasco, CCEE...