Holy Lands

For years, the Custody of the Holy Land has been committed to supporting the local Christians to stay, offering them a homes or renovating the existing ones. This is one of the uses of the Collection...
Newly discovered coins that lay hidden for 1,400 years offer a glimpse into Christian life in the Holy Land right before life changed drastically. As crews near Jerusalem renovated a highway, workers...
As the UN secretary general visited the world's biggest camp for Syrian refugees in late March, he made an impassioned plea: Stop Syria's devastating war. "I want to make a strong appeal to the...
Lebanese President Michel Aoun on Thursday, March 30, visited the Baptism Site, some 40km west of Amman. Touring archaeological sites and churches at the location, Lebanon's president expressed...
Following is the meditation of the Most Rev. Pierbattista Pizzaballa for fifth Sunday of Lent April 2, 2017: Fifth Sunday of Lent, Year A We could say that the entire journey of Lent has been quite...
Within the framework of a series of lectures delivered weekly during the Great Lent season 2017, Fr. Khalil Ja’ar delivered a lecture on Wednesday, March 29, at St. Joseph Church in Amman titled, “He...
Arab leaders on Wednesday urged all countries not to relocate their embassies in Israel from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem or even recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel. The Arab leaders also warned...
Italian Ambassador to Jordan His Excellency Giovanni Brauzzi on Wednesday, March 29, bid farewell to Syrian refugee families who were heading to Italy, as some of them suffer from critical and...
His Majesty King Abdullah II, on Wednesday, March 29, delivered a speech at the opening of the 28th ordinary session of the Council of League of Arab States at the summit level. In his address, the...
The 28th Arab summit will officially begin on Wednesday, March 29, amidst unprecedented attendance by heads of several Arab states, who will tackle a busy agenda and pressing challenges. Arab leaders...
The recent rededication of the ‘Edicule’, or chapel surrounding Jesus’ tomb in Jerusalem’s Basilica of the Holy Sepulchre, is an important sign of the growing cooperation among the different...
Director of the Catholic Center for Studies and Media (CCSM) in Jordan Fr. Rifat Bader received at the center in Amman on Sunday, March 26, Ambassador of South Africa to Jordan His Excellency John...
Emeritus Patriarch Fouad Twal on Saturday, March 25, presided an Eucharist Mass marking Annunciation, as well administering the sacrament of confirmation and the First Holy Communion to a number of...
Following is the homily of Apostolic Administrator of the Latin Patriarchate of Jerusalem Most Rev. Archbishop Pierbattista Pizzaballa at a celebration, marking the solemnity of Annunciation of the...
At the ecumenical and historic celebration which took place on Wednesday, March 22, marking the inauguration of the Holy Sepulcher Aedicule in Jerusalem, Apostolic Administrator of the Latin...
Less than a year after restoration work began, the Edicule — the traditional site of Jesus’s burial and resurrection — was inaugurated in an ecumenical ceremony led by representatives of the Roman...
Within the framework of a series of lectures delivered weekly during the Great Lent season 2017, Bishop Emeritus Salim Sayegh delivered a lecture on Wednesday, March 22, at St. Joseph Church in...
The Churches of Jerusalem gathered in the Basilica of the Holy Sepulcher on Wednesday, March 22, 2017,to contemplate on the result of ten months of restoration of the edicule sheltering the Tomb of...
The Churches of Jerusalem gathered in the Basilica of the Holy Sepulcher on Wednesday, March 22, 2017, to contemplate on the result of ten months of restoration of the edicule sheltering the Tomb of...
His Holiness Pope Francis, on March 22, sent a message to Director General of Caritas Jordan Wael Suleiman in which he expresses his support for Caritas Jordan and its spiritual commitment to serve...