Holy Lands

Heads of Churches in Jerusalem have issued a statement expressing concern regarding breaches of the status quo in the Jaffa Gate case, Jerusalem.Following is the text of the statement: September 2017...
Youth of the world! Join us in a five day volunteering program from the 17th till the 22nd of September 2017 in Madaba, Jordan. We are organizing a program of voluntary activities with the aim of...
On September 2, 2017, Archbishop Pierbattista Pizzaballa, Apostolic Administrator of the Latin Patriarchate of Jerusalem, appointed Fr. Rafiq Nahra new coordinator for Coordination of the Pastoral...
The Franciscan Custody of the Holy Land organized a ceremony marking the Feast of Prophet Moses on Sunday, September 3, by celebrating Mass which was presided over by Latin Patriarchal Vicar for...
On August 29, the Church celebrated the martyrdom of Saint John the Baptist, Patron of Jordan and Madaba, especially revered by the Christians of the country. It is a time to rediscover Machaerus,...
On Saturday evening, September 2, The "Watad" festival, organized by the Bible Society of Jordan, concluded its activities with the participation of a large number of priests and nuns, and people at...
On Saturday, August 26, two Masses were simultaneously celebrated at the Carmelite Sisters in Bethlehem and Nazareth for the feast of Saint Mariam Baouardy, who founded the Carmelite convents in...
A grand festival, titled "Watad" which is organized by the Bible Society of Jordan, opened in Amman today, Saturday, September 2. Heads of the churches and their representatives participated in the...
Within 40 kilometers of Syria near a small bedouin village in Samra, the Dominicans of the Biblical School during their excavations uncovered the remains of Hatita, an ancient Byzantine village of...
The Latin Patriarchate in Jerusalem and the Latin Vicariate in Amman--including its bishops, priests, nuns and believers-- convey good wishes to His Majesty King Abdullah II, to the Jordanian people...
The American University of Madaba signed on Monday, August 28, a memorandum of understanding with the General Secretariat of Christian Educational Institutions in Jordan (GSCEIJ). The agreement was...
Coinciding with the feast marking the martyrdom of St. John the Baptist, patron of Madaba and the Church in Jordan, Bishop Maroun Lahham launched his Arabic-language book titled, "History of the...
Stories of coexistence between believers in Christ and Islam. A Journey to the West Bank, where Salesians accompany and support the population by strengthening ties between the two communities. This...
Dr. Ra'ouf Abu Jaber launched his new book titled, "City of Christian Love: the History and Importance of Nazareth" at the National Library in Amman on Thursday August 24. Present at the event were...
For most young people, starting university after 12 years of school feels like starting a new life. It is a new environment, new people, new expectations. Bethlehem University wanted to make this...
The Holy Land arrives in Rimini. The occasion is the week of meetings and culture that the Catholic Communion and Liberation movement organizes at the end of August each year in Rimini, in Northern...
The “Luigi Padovese” award for Christians in “hardship-stricken” lands went to the Custody of the Holy Land. The award in memory of the bishop who was murdered in Turkey was conferred in Bibione,...
Helena is one of the most influential Christian women of all time. The mother of Roman Emperor Constantine, whose conversion had such a huge effect on Christian history, Helena is a major figure in...
Unable to find any other work because they are Iraqi not Jordanian, they are then able to sell the bookmarks and earn a small amount to help feed themselves and their refugee families. The Bible...
Two members of the Congregation of the Rosary Sisters made their profession before Bishop Shomali at the Church of Our Lady of the Rosary in Jerusalem on Monday August 15, 2016. It was a great...