Holy Lands

The Jordan Times’ reporter Rula Samain on Monday, May 8, launched her book “Fortress of Peace — Jordan’s Interfaith Drive and Model of Coexistence”, which documents the Kingdom’s interfaith drive. “...
On Friday, May 5, 2017, Archbishop Pierbattista Pizzaballa met with Archbishop Jose Gomez of Los Angeles and Vice President of the US Catholic Conference of Bishops, Vice Governor General Patrick...
The first permanent liaison network between Islamic and Christian university institutions and centers in the Arab countries has been inaugurated in Amman. The initiative took place during the...
A delegation of Lebanon’s Fraternity Association visited Sacred Heart of Jesus Church in Naour on Sunday, May 7. The visiting delegation joined the Our Lady of Lourdes Fraternity at the Sacred Heart...
In order to prepare for professional life, a group of 4th year students from the Faculty of Architecture and Design visited the headquarters of the Jordanian Engineers Association (JEA) on Sunday,...
On Friday, April 21, 2017, several hundred people gathered at Our Lady of Peace Center to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the Focolare Movement’s presence in Jordan. Created at the initiative of...
Archbishop Pierbattista Pizzaballa, Apostolic Administrator of the Latin Patriarchate of Jerusalem, will travel to the USA for a pastoral visit, to meet with priests, Knights of the Holy Sepulcher,...
Engineer Dia Al-Madani has passed away. He served as director of the Baptism Site for the past 15 years where he received three Popes as well as several heads of state and public figures. The...
The Coptic Orthodox leader, His Holiness Pope Tawadros II, on Friday,May 5 embarked on his first pastoral visit to the United Kingdom. It is the first time that Pope Tawadros II, Pope of Alexandria...
“Pope Francis tells the Church not to be afraid” “For many years, we became accustomed to Pope Francis’ gestures and audacious choices through which he points out to the Church the way to follow in...
Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby appealed for more help for Christians to stay in the Middle East in spite of war and growing extremism. Archbishop Welby spoke out while meeting Iraqi refugees...
On March 15, 2017, the Anjara branch of Our Lady of Peace Center opened a new speech therapy service for children, which completes the physiotherapy service established at the end of 2008. Thanks to...
Mis Majesty King Abdullah II reaffirmed his determination to protect his country’s Christian minority, during a May 2 meeting with the Archbishop of Canterbury. In his discussions with Dr. Justin...
The department of pharmacy at the American University of Madaba (AUM) has arranged a student’s scientific visit to the Royal Society for the Conservation of Nature/Ajloun (RSCN), which was organized...
His Majesty King Abdullah on Sunday, April 30, presented the “King Abdullah II of Jordan Prize for World Interfaith Harmony Week 2017”, according to a Royal Court statement. Given in appreciation of...
The American University of Madaba (AUM) held its first United Nations’ Model Conference under the patronage of Secretary General of Greater Amman Municipality Dr. Yousef Shawarbeh on Saturday April...
His Majesty King Abdullah II on Sunday, April 30, received Apostolic Administrator of the Latin Patriarchate of Jerusalem Archbishop Pierbattista Pizzaballa and Latin Patriarchal Vicar for Jordan...
A Caritas Jordan delegation, led by Caritas General Director Wael Suleiman paid a visit to the Latin Vicariate in Amman on Wednesday, April 26. The visit was designed to meet with Latin Patriarchal...
German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel on Monday, April 24, visited Jordan Caritas centers in downtown Amman that are assigned for humanitarian and medical assistance in order to get acquainted with...
Chatting, coffee and friendship: Just a few days after Easter, the leaders of Jerusalem’s churches met, as is customary every year, so as to exchange wishes. On April 18 and 19, the main seats of the...