Holy Lands

On Wednesday, September 20, 2017, vandals broke into and desecrated St. Stephen Church in Beit Jimal, near Beit Shemesh, west of Jerusalem. The perpetrators smashed a statue of the Virgin Mary and...
There is an air of change at the Museum of the Custody of the Holy Land and it has an international flair. The Terra Sancta Museum in Jerusalem has a new scientific committee composed of directors...
Following his two-day his historic visit to Jordan which included a concert in Jerash, the renowned singer Andrea Bocelli expressed his views about his visit to the baptism site, where he was blessed...
The French embassy in Jordan held a reception on Tuesday, September 19, within the framework of a visit by a delegation of French journalists and officials of the Arab World Institute (AWI) to Jordan...
Andrea Bocelli held a concert on Monday, September 18, in Jerash. He sang several songs next to the Temple of Artemis in Jerash. The concert also included performances by the “Spring of Love” band,...
Following the opening of the school year, the media office of the Latin Patriarchate interviewed Father Iyad Twal, Director of the Latin Patriarchate Schools in Palestine and Israel. He met us in the...
September 14 at Calvary is a great feast: the solemnity of the Exaltation of the Holy Cross is celebrated on this day. In Jerusalem, the Franciscan friars led the liturgy in the Chapel of the...
On Monday, September 25 at 6:00pm, in the basilica of the Memorial of Moses on Mount Nebo, a classical music concert (Terra Sancta organ festival/ music from the Churches of the Middle East) will be...
Andrea Bocelli will hold a concert today, Monday, September 18, in Jerash. This concert will serve as a moral support for touristic promotion. The concert will also include performances by the “...
His Excellency Archbishop of Freiburg Stephan Burger accompanied by Dr. Oliver Müller, Director of Caritas Germany International Department, and a delegation from the Diocese of Germany paid a visit...
Archbishop of Freiburg Stephan Burger visited on Saturday, September 16, the Catholic Center for Studies and Media (CCSM) in Amman, heading a senior delegation currently on a visit to Jordan at the...
As per Bethlehem University’s longstanding tradition, the Mass of the Holy Spirit was held on Thursday, September 7th 2017 to celebrate the start of the new academic year. The annual Mass, held at...
Pax Christi International (PCI), in cooperation with the Catholic Center for Studies and Media, held a seminar on Wednesday, September 14, titled, "Protection of the Creation, Particularly Water, as...
Governor General of the Equestrian Order of the Holy Sepulcher Leonardo Visconti patronized on Wednesday, September 13, the inauguration of the Latin Patriarchate kindergarten Section and the new...
The Holy Father Pope Francis has appointed H.E. Msgr. Leopoldo GIRELLI, titular Archbishop of Capri, as the new Apostolic Nuncio to Israel and Apostolic Delegate in Jerusalem, and Palestine, till now...
His Majesty King Abdullah II, accompanied by Her Majesty Queen Rania Al Abdullah, on Wednesday, September 13, inaugurated a new expansion of the King Hussein Cancer Centre (KHCC) to increase its...
On September 10, 2017, the community of the Daughters of Our Lady of Sorrows celebrated the 60th anniversary of Home in the Ras-Al-Amud neighborhood. It was on November 3, 1957 that the community...
For centuries, September 8 has been celebrated as the day when the home of Sts. Joachim and Anna gets filled with the faithful. In fact, tradition places the feast of the Nativity of Mary, celebrated...
The American University of Madaba (AUM) and Caritas Jordan signed a memorandum of understanding on Monday, September 11, designed to promote mutual coordination so as to disseminate knowledge...
Caritas Jordan has launched its campaign to distribute schoolbags, marking the beginning of the school year 2017/2018, by distributing some 40,000 schoolbags in various parts of Jordan. This campaign...