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The Apostolic Nunciature in Jaffa celebrated the 6th anniversary of electing Pope Francis, Thursday, March 14, 2019, in St. Antoine Church Hall, in the presence of several bishops, ambassadors,...
The Vatican announced on Monday, March 18, that His Holiness Pope Francis endorsed the election of Fr. Dr. Youssef Matta as archbishop of Acre, Haifa, Nazareth and the entire Galilee by the Synod of...
The Sisters of St. Joseph of the Apparition in Jordan celebrated the feast of their patron St. Joseph at the Martyrs of Jordan Church in Marj Al Hamam on Sunday, March 17. On this occasion Latin...
From March 13- 14, 2019, Mr. Sami El-Yousef, Chief Executive Officer of the Latin Patriarchate, visited the Gaza Strip and met with 20 of the beneficiaries of the youth employment program implemented...
Prior to 1968, the hilltop of Machaerus, overlooking the Dead Sea near Mount Nebo was an untouched “virgin” site, according to Hungarian archaeologist Gyozo Voros. Speaking at the “Book Launch and...
Words cannot express adequately the pain and anguish I feel at Fridays’ heinous attacks in New Zealand. I share the anguish of my fellow Muslims at those who have orchestrated such diabolical carnage...
From the top of the mountain from which Moses looked at the Promised Land, without being able to enter, the view is extraordinary. Visiting the Memorial of Moses on Mount Nebo is like looking at...
The Assembly of Catholic Ordinaries of the Holy Land (ACOHL) were very saddened and angered by the terrorist attacks committed by racists inside two mosques in New Zealand today, Friday, March 15...
Director of the Catholic Center for Studies and Media in Jordan Fr. Dr. Rif'at Bader has denounced the massacre carried out Friday on two mosques in New Zealand, terming them as exuding terrorism and...
Following is the meditation of the Most Rev. Archbishop Pierbattista Pizzaballa, Apostolic Administrator of the Latin Patriarchate of Jerusalem, for the Second Sunday in Lent, Year C,March 17, 2019:...
On Wednesday, March 13, Archbishop of the Archdiocese of Tunis Ilario Antoniazzi celebrated Holy Ash Wednesday Mass at the Sacred Heart of Jesus Church in Naour. The Mass was concelebrated by...
The administration of the Latin Patriarchate Schools in Jordan has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with an institution affiliated with the British University of Cambridge in order to...
In tune with the 800th anniversary of the meeting between St. Francis and the Sultan, Custos of the Holy Land Fr. Francesco Patton inaugurated two small churches on Sunday, March 10, namely Capilla...
On March 7 at the Monastery of the Flagellation in Jerusalem, in the spaces dedicated to the Terra Sancta Museum, the Polish version of the multimedia installation was opened. This initiative was...
“One does not live by bread alone, but by every word that comes from the mouth of God.” As we prepare ourselves during this blessed Lenten season for the glory of our Lord’s resurrection, the...
Director of the Catholic Center for Studies and Media (CCSM) in Jordan has won the Arab Tourism Media Oscars Award 2019 for the best article on tourism which was published in Jordanian daily Al Rai...
The Church of Apostles in Northern Zarqa celebrated the World Day of the Sick in cooperation with Caritas Zarqa on Friday, March 8, 2019. Marking the anniversary, Patriarch Fouad Twal celebrated...
On Thursday, March 7, Caritas Jordan held a musical concert to celebrate the closure of the Project “Music Learning for Refugee children and Vulnerable Jordanians”. The concert took place at Terra...
On the occasion of International Women’s Day which falls on March 8th, Nadine Bitar from the Catechetical Office of the Latin Patriarchate of Jerusalem, shares with us how people today can reflect on...
The Franciscan Friars of the Sacred Convent of Assisi announced on Wednesday that His Majesty King Abdullah is the 2019 recipient of the Lamp of Peace award, in recognition of his relentless efforts...