Holy Lands

Our Lady of Peace Center (OLOPC), owned by the Latin Patriarchate Amman-Jordan, is an institute that provides free services to people with a variety of disabilities such as, intellectual disability,...
This story begins in the Holy Land, in Bethlehem 1952: it is Christmas Eve and Ernst Schnydrig, a Swiss priest on a pilgrimage, decides to visit the Basilica of the Nativity. As passing near a...
“Administration Journey” is a personal account of an administrator’s job within Church institutions, especially for the priest or consecrated, in community work and daily life among believers (church...
The Holy Land Christian Ecumenical Foundation (HCEF) completed the renovation of a water cistern on February 16, 2017, to provide drinking water for 370 children at the Rosary Sisters School in...
A delegation representing the Catholic magazine in Poland and Ukraine, “Love One Another”, visited the Catholic Center for Studies and Media (CCSM) in Amman on Monday, February 20. The visiting...
Following the Joint Catholic and Lutheran Commemoration of the Reformation in Lund, Sweden, presided by Pope Francis, Bishop Munib Younan and Rev. Martin Junge, a joint prayer service was celebrated...
The Lutheran Bishop for Jordan and the Holy Land, Munib Younan, is the winner of the 34th Niwano Peace Prize. The prize is awarded for his perseverance and compassion in encouraging dialogue between...
In continuation of Caritas Jordan’s winter campaign, which started last year under a message of “Love and Mercy”, a team from Caritas Jordan and employees from Caritas Jordan, headed by the Caritas...
The elite corps of Vatican Swiss Guards, who watch over the safety of the Pope, are conducting their first pilgrimage to the Holy Land since the creation of the guard in the 16th century. On Thursday...
The Equestrian Order of the Holy Sepulchre of Jerusalem (Latin: Ordo Equestris Sancti Sepulcri Hierosolymitani, OESSH), also called Order of the Holy Sepulchre or Knights of the Holy Sepulchre, is a...
The Conference of Latin Bishops of the Arab Regions (CELRA) met in Jordan on February 13 to 15, 2017. It was an opportunity for the bishops and vicars to share the specific challenges in their...
A senior delegation from the Knights of the Holy Sepulcher (Order of the Holy Sepulcher) visited the Catholic Center for Studies and Media (CCSM) in Amman on Tuesday, February 14. After having lunch...
Lutheran and Catholic church leaders celebrated and gave thanks together for the two churches’ rapprochement after 50 years of ecumenical dialogue. During the special service, held at the Good...
German Archbishop Cardinal Rainer Maria Woelki, escorted by Mr. Ingo Brueggenjuergen and Mr. Nadim Ammann, visited Caritas Jordan on Sunday, February 12. The Archbishop and the accompanying...
Apostolic Administrator of the Latin Patriarchate in Jerusalem Most Rev. Pierbattista Pizzaballa and Bishop of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Jordan and the Holy Land Munib Younan on Sunday,...
A large number of believers took part in the Mass marking the Feast of Our Lady of Lourdes and the World Day of the Sick at the Sacred Heart of Jesus Church in Naour on Saturday February 11. The Mass...
Jerusalem Bishop William Shomali, newly appointed to the Latin Patriarchate of Jordan, says that although Christians are a very small minority in Jordan, through the Catholic schools, hospitals and...
In support of Christian Unity, Apostolic Administrator of the Latin Patriarchate in Jerusalem Most Rev. Pierbattista Pizzaballa and Bishop of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Jordan and the Holy...
On February 11, the Twenty-fifth World Day of the Sick will be celebrated throughout the Church and in a special way at Lourdes. The theme of this year’s celebration, according to a message issued by...
Caritas Jordan continued on Thursday, February 9, its winter campaigns under the slogan, “Love and Compassion”. This campaign, that started late last year, includes the largest possible number of...