Holy Lands

On Sunday, December 17, 2017, one hundred Christians from the Gaza parish gathered to celebrate Christmas with Bishop Marcuzzo, Patriarchal Vicar in Jerusalem and Palestine. This celebration was also...
His Majesty King Abdullah’s working visit to the Vatican Tuesday, DEcember 19, for talks with His Holiness Pope Francis acquired an added significance since it took place in the wake of President...
Cardinal Vincent Nichols issued the following letter to Patriarchs and heads of Local Churches in Jerusalem on Tuesday, December 19. The Cardinal writes: Following your letter to President Donald...
In the Latin Patriarchate Christmas press conference 2017, Most Rev. Archbishop Pierbattista Pizzaballa, Apostolic Administrator of the Latin Patriarchate of Jerusalem, summed up the moments or...
Following is the text of the address made by Most Rev. Archbishop Pierbattista Pizzaballa, Apostolic Administrator of the Latin Patriarchate of Jerusalem, on Sunday, December 17, 2017 during the...
Director of the Catholic Center for Studies and Media (CCSM) Fr. Rifa’t Bader said that several propitious indications have emerged in our recent meeting with His Majesty King Abdullah II with the...
His Majesty King Abdullah’s meeting with His Holiness Pope Francis on Tuesday, December 19, focused on the developments related to Jerusalem, in the wake of the United States’ decision to recognise...
All Caritas Jordan members of staff on Monday, December 18, took part in a Eucharist Mass which coincides with the advent of Christmas and New Year celebrations. The Mass was presided by Latin...
A day after church leaders’ Baptism Site meeting, Christian figures reiterate support for Hashemites’ role in defending Christian existence, holy sites. Christian religious and non-clergy figures on...
The board members of the King Abdullah Ben Abdulaziz International Centre for Interreligious and Intercultural Dialogue (KAICIID), have expressed deep concern for the present situation created in...
Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas received on Monday, December 18, in Ramallah bishops and heads of Christian Churches in Jerusalem. Upon receiving them, he said: “I hope that Christmas will bring...
“The Tree of National Unity” was lit on Sunday, December 17, at the Sacred Heart of Jesus Church in Naour for the 7th year in a row. Lighting the tree takes place every year through cooperation...
Interview with Archbishop Pizzaballa, apostolic administrator of the Latin Patriarchate of Jerusalem: after Trump's decision, “In all this brawling of hypothesis, there is a positive note: we are...
The Patriarchs and heads of local Churches in Jerusalem have issued the following Christmas Message, 2017: “But the angel said to them (the shepherds), ‘Do not be afraid; for see, I am bringing you...
At a few steps from the Holy Sepulcher, at the entrance to the Old City of Jerusalem, Christmas is finally in the air. On December 14, the Christmas tree at the New Gate, on the roof of the Ecole des...
Fr. Rif'at Bader, director of the Catholic Center for Studies and Media (CCSM) in Jordan, has made the following press statement titled, "This is Why His Majesty King Abdullah II is Heading to the...
On Sunday, December 17, 2017, His Majesty King Abdullah met at the Baptism Site with Christian clerics, dignitaries and leaders from the Kingdom and Jerusalem on the occasion of the Christmas and New...
Latin Patriarchal Vicar for Jordan Bishop William Shomali patronized the annual Christmas celebrations of the Terra Sancta Franciscan Fathers which was held on Saturday December 16 in Jabal Luwaibdeh...
Inside a church in Jordan, a displaced Iraqi Christian mother dreams of a brighter future for her children far from the war-torn country they were forced to flee. She is among thousands of Iraqi...
Following is the text of the address made by Most Rev. Archbishop Pierbattista Pizzaballa, Apostolic Administrator of the Latin Patriarchate of Jerusalem, on Sunday, December 17, 2017 during the...