Holy Lands

Latin Patriarchal Vicar for Jordan Bishop William Shomali will deliver a series of lectures during Great Lent 2017 every Wednesday at St. Joseph Church, on Rainbow Street, near First Circle, Amman,...
His Majesty King Abdullah on Sunday, March 5, discussed with a delegation of US Jewish leaders efforts to push forward the Middle East peace process and the latest regional developments. During the...
Tens of thousands of Iraqi Christian refugees seek shelter in Jordan hoping for international aid amidst growing violence in the Middle East. Catholic leaders met in order to better cooperation and...
Restoration work at the site of the empty tomb in the Church of the Holy Sepulcher will be finished by Easter, the Franciscan Custody of the Holy Land has announced. The scaffolds were removed and...
Three years after being forced to leave Mosul, the pain of Iraqi Christians is still raw, participants at a conference said on Thursday. The conference, titled “Iraqi Refugees in Jordan: Challenges...
Second Counselor at the Apostolic Nunciature in Amman Monsignor Roberto Cona opened a conference titled, “Iraqi Refugees in Jordan... Challenges and Perspectives” which convened at the Our Lady of...
Director of Caritas Jordan Wael Suleiman addressed the conference titled, “Iraqi Refugees in Jordan... Challenges and Perspectives” which convened at the Our Lady of Peace Center in Amman on Thursday...
The Vicariate of the Latin Patriarchate began on Tuesday, February 28, its general conference at the Rosary Sisters' Visitation House in Fuheis, with the participation of all bishops and priests who...
People in Gaza "live day by day" in a situation that "is becoming more desperate". Many residents, including Christians, have been forced "to borrow" to buy some food and electricity," this according...
A US delegation on Monday, February 27, paid a visit to several Caritas Jordan centers designed to express solidarity with refugees by meeting with them and listening to their agonies. The delegation...
Pope Francis visited All Saints Church on Sunday, February 26, 2017 to mark the 200th anniversary of the Anglican presence in Rome. The visit, which was a first for a pontiff to meet with the...
Biblical religious tourism and especially national "Christian heritage" are increasingly at the center of the Jordanian government strategies to encourage the flow of foreign visitors to the...
On the eve of his welcome Mass on Friday, February 24, in Amman as the new Patriarchal Vicar in Jordan, succeeding Bishop Maroun Lahham on February 8, 2017 , Bishop William Shomali addresses the...
In the framework of the joint cooperation between Al-Azhar Center for Dialogue and the Pontifical Council for Inter-Religious Dialogue, the two Councils held a symposium at Al-Azhar Al-Sharif in...
Following his nomination as Latin Patriarchal Vicar for Jordan, H.E. Bishop William Shomali arrived for the first in Amman coming from Jerusalem on Friday, February 24. Bishop Shomali received an...
Following is the meditation of the Most Rev. Pierbattista Pizzaballa for Sunday, February 26, 2017: Eighth Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year A The Gospel passage that we hear today has a special feature...
In continuation of Caritas Jordan’s winter campaign, which started last year under a message of “Love and Mercy”, a Caritas Jordan team visited Ibbeen region in Ajloun Governorate on Wednesday,...
David Gil Chapado, the responsible of football training courses in the International Department at the Real Madrid Foundation has recently visited Latin Patriarchate School in Madaba. The visit...
The Latin Patriarchate of Jerusalem, in cooperation with the Catholic Center for Studies and Media in Jordan, will celebrate Mass at the Mary of Nazareth Latin Church in Sweifieh on Friday, February...
With a solemn blessing, the Grotto of the Hermitage in Jerusalem was inaugurated on Saturday, February 18. A large group of people celebrated the reopening of the rocky ravine inside the complex...