Holy Lands

The American University of Madaba's (AUM) academics and administrators gathered Wednesday February 8, 2017, to welcome the new president of the American University of Madaba, Professor Nabil Ayoub....
Apostolic Administrator of the Latin Patriarchate of Jerusalem Most Rev. Pierbattista Pizzaballa has nominated Latin Patriarchal Vicar for Jerusalem and Palestine William Shomali as Patriarchal Vicar...
Following is the meditation of the Most Rev. Pierbattista Pizzaballa for Sunday, February 12, 2017: Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year A...
Since their arrival to Jordan in August 2014, Iraqi Christian refugees were living in improvised church premises, halls and caravans. The Latin Patriarchate of Jerusalem (LPJ) has been helping them...
The Holy See announced on Saturday February 4, 2017 that His Holiness Pope Francis has accepted the resignation of His Excellency Monsignor Maroun Lahham as auxiliary bishop of the Diocese of...
Promised resettlement in the United States after escaping death and destruction in their homeland, many Syrian refugees are frustrated and angry over President Donald Trump's executive action banning...
The International Board of Regents of the University of Bethlehem met at the Generalate of the Christian Brothers de La Salle in Rome on January 26 – 27, 2017, to evaluate the quality of teaching and...
The new president of the American University of Madaba (AUM) Prof. Nabil Ayoub was formally announced by the Higher Education Council at its meeting held on Thursday, February 2, 2017. The...
The Latin Vicariate in Amman and the Catholic Center for Studies and Media organized on Monday, January 30, a ceremony marking the launching of a book titled, “The Latin Parish in Salt: History,...
Promised resettlement in the United States after escaping death and destruction in their homeland, many Syrian refugees are frustrated and angry over President Donald Trump's executive action banning...
The “Betania” project by the ATS Pro Terra Sancta Association, an NGO of the Custody of the Holy Land, has given those sites the opportunity to be set up, and day after day, it contributes to its...
In cooperation with the "If I knew Initiative,'' students from Jordanian schools paid a visit to the Catholic Center for Studies and Media (CCSM) in Amman on Wednesday, January 25. This visit had...
Christian churches in Jordan have taken part in a vigil of prayers marking the Week of Prayers for Christian unity and for the souls of martyrs. The event was held at the invitation of the Council of...
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 Ajloun office, headed by the...
More than 5,000 Orthodox Christian pilgrims proceeded to the Baptism Site in the Jordan Valley on Friday, January 20, to mark Epiphany and herald the start of the 2017 Orthodox pilgrimage season....
A ceremony will be held by the Latin Vicariate in Amman and the Catholic Center for Studies and Media in Jordan to launch a new book by Latin Patriarchal Vicar of Jordan Archbishop Maroun Lahham...
As customary every year, representatives of the Christian Churches in Jerusalem visited the Armenian Orthodox Patriarchate, to present their greetings following the Armenian celebrations of...
The Arab Educational Institute (AEI) developed a new book with stories about Muslims and Christians living together. The stories in the book are written by students from West Bank schools in the...
The Holy Land Coordination (HLC) concluded its annual visit to the different Christian communities in the Holy Land on Tuesday January 19, 2017. The bishops’ meetings, which started on January 14,...
Working with displaced Iraqi Christians has stretched and strengthened the faith of a priest who came to Jordan as a refugee. Father Khalil Jaar said the Iraqi Christians, who escaped the Islamic...