Holy Lands

Following are remarks at the 2nd Athens International Conference on Religious and Cultural Pluralism and Peaceful Coexistence in the Middle East delivered on 30 October 201 7 by Patriarch of...
The religious congregations in Jordan convened on Monday, October 30, in order to review the current reality relevant to water, to the Christian view towards this "gift", and to the means to raise...
For eight centuries the Holy Land has welcomed the presence of Friars Minor. In the footsteps of the founding father, who visited the places of Jesus’ life himself, Saint Francis’ disciples took on...
The Department of Ajloun Youth has recently convened a conference titled, “The Culture of Dialogue and Acceptance of Others in the Face of Violence and Extremism’. Minister of Youth Haditha Khraisha...
Following is the meditation of the Most Rev. Archbishop Pierbattista Pizzaballa for October 30, 2017, the 30th Sunday of Ordinary Time, Year A: The Pharisees were always keen on embarrassing Jesus (...
On Sunday October 29, 2017, the Diocese of Jerusalem celebrated the Solemnity of Our Lady Queen of Palestine in the Sanctuary of Deir Rafat. In the first week of October, the church celebrated Our...
The American University of Madaba, under the patronage of its President, Prof. Nabil Ayoub, and in cooperation with the Directorate of Culture in Madaba, held a specialized research workshop, titled...
The Greek Orthodox Patriarch of Jerusalem explains the reasons for his meeting with the Bishop of Rome. And he also responds to attacks by groups accusing him of selling off the Patriarchate’s...
The Catholic Center for Studies and Media in Jordan (CCSM), in cooperation with Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung, on Thursday, October 26, held the first training workshop for university students on the role...
Cardinal Anders Arborelius of Stockholm visited on Thursday, October 26, 2017 Caritas Jordan accompanied by First Counselor for the Apostolic Nunciature in Amman Monsignor Mauro Lalli and Caritas...
Cardinal Anders Arborelius of Stockholm visited the Latin Vicariate in Amman on Thursday, October 26. He was received by Latina Patriarchal Vicar for Jordan Bishop William Shomali. Discussions...
Born prematurely at seven months, Abdel Azziz was condemned to death. However, the selflessness of his parents has shaken the trajectory of this little boy, now almost two years old, who has been...
Bishop Maroun Lahham has launched his new Arabic-language book titled, “History of Latin Parishioners in Karak and Ader” which is part of series of books that discuss the start of Latin Patriarchate...
Archbishop of Freiburg in Germany Stephan Burger has said that the activities conducted by Caritas Jordan is an effective application of the words of Lord Jesus Christ, while he was referring to the...
The celebrations of the 800th anniversary of the presence of the Franciscans in the Holy Land have left a positive impression on all those who participated. Even Custos of the Holy Land Fr....
On Saturday, October 21, 2017, and after the approval of the Holy See, Archbishop Pierbattista Pizzaballa, Apostolic Administrator of the Latin Patriarchate of Jerusalem, appointed Fr. Rafic Nahra as...
On Monday, 16 October 2017, Bethlehem University was pleased to welcome His Eminence Cardinal Leonardo Sandri, Prefect of the Congregation for Oriental Churches of the Holy See. Vice Chancellor,...
In the first days of December, a qualified delegation of Opera Romana Pellegrinaggi (ORP) will visit Egypt to carry out a first expedition in the places crossed by the "Path of the Holy Family", the...
The Religious Congregation Union convened for the first time at the Jesuit Center in Jabal Hussein on Thursday, October 19, under the title, “Spiritual Renovation through Sainthood”. At the outset of...
Within the framework of his current tour of the Holy Land, Prefect of the Congregation for the Oriental Churches Cardinal Leonardo Sandri visited the Latin Patriarchate of Jerusalem on Friday,...