Holy Lands

AUM President Prof. Nabil Ayoub, deans, faculty and staff members met on Tuesday, July 4, to exchange heartfelt wishes on occasion of Eid Al-Fitr. In his short speech, Prof. Ayoub affirmed the depth...
Red petals fell on the rock of Gethsemane, like the drops of Christ's blood, when he prayed with his whole heart and soul on the night of Passion. This is how the celebration began at the Basilica of...
In a survey conducted by Pew Research Centre in March 2017 and published last week, Jordanians were reported to have the highest (82 per cent) unfavourable views of the US, among the 37 nations...
On Thursday, June 29, 2017, Archbishop Pierbattista Pizzaballa, Apostolic Administrator of the Latin Patriarchate ordained Franciscan Friars: two as priests and three deacons at St. Saviour Church in...
Interview with the new Governor General of the Equestrian Order of the Holy Sepulchre of Jerusalem, Visconti of Modrone. “I want to serve the Order in continuity with my predecessor,” he says....
Since the beginning of this month of June, 20 Jordanian Christian children and 20 Syrian Muslim children come together three times a week to sing and learn to play the flute. A project funded by...
on May 25-28, 2017, Jean-Christophe Peaucelle, Adviser for Religious Affairs of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, visited the French religious houses and communities in the Holy Land. Protecting...
Among the archaeological finds of great artistic value that the Franciscans keep among their collections, as a result of excavations and acquisitions, the Terra Sancta Museum retains some precious...
The Assembly of Catholic Ordinaries of the Holy Land has sent a well-wishing message to His Beatitude Youssef Absi, following his election as Patriarch of the Greek Melkite Catholic Church of Antioch...
A delegation comprising heads of Churches in Jordan visited the Iftaa Department in Amman on Sunday, June 25, to convey good wishes to Grand Mufti of the Kingdom Dr. Mohammed Al-Khalayleh marking Eid...
Natalia Liviero who volunteered to work at Caritas Jordan's different posts during the last week of Ramadan, sent the following message to express her feelings during her work: Eid Mubarak to my...
Fr. Joseph Sweiss celebrated his first Mass in Fuheis on Saturday, June 24. Parish priest Fr. Imad Alamat welcomed the new priest who celebrated his first Mass. Present at the Mass were Latin...
Fr. Saqer Hijazeen celebrated his first Mass in his township Smakiyeh, southern Jordan, on Friday, June 23. The Mass was concelebrated by Fr. Joseph Sweiss and Fr. Salem Loulas from Jordan and...
The Caritas Jordan’s Campaign for this year’s month of Ramadan, titled, "Mercy and Love Campaign", proceeded to Madaba on Thursday, June 22. Madaba Caritas team distributed 100 food packages to the...
Most Rev. Pierbattista Pizzaballa, Apostolic Administrator of the Latin Patriarchate of Jerusalem on Thursday June 22 presided the Mass at the Immaculate Heart of Mary Church in Fuheis, Western Amman...
In May 2017, parishioners of Our Lady of Grace in Fuheis inaugurated their newly refurbished Church after two weeks of renovation work. The necessary funds for this project were entirely collected by...
The Caritas Jordan’s Campaign for this year’s month of Ramadan, titled, "Mercy and Love Campaign", continued its mission in Jerash Governorate on Tuesday June 20 where a total of 100 food packages...
On Thursday, June 15, 2017, the Career Guidance Office at Bethlehem University held a certificate distribution ceremony for students who participated in the Employability Skills course that was held...
On May 28, 2017, the two Terra Santa schools--the girls’ and boys’ schools--celebrated the graduation day of the schools’ sixty-third class. This celebration, which took place in the Auditorium of...
Fr. Salem Lolas celebrated his first Mass at the Our Lady of the Annunciation Parish in Beit Jala on Saturday, June 17, 2017. He was ordained by Archbishop Pierbattista Pizzaballa, a day earlier at...