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Following is the reflection by Most Rev. Archbishop Pierbattista Pizzaballa, Apostolic Administrator of the Latin Patriarchate of Jerusalem, for the 15th Sunday of Ordinary Time, Year C, July 14,...
The American University of Madaba (AUM) has participated in the “Regional EuNIT Network Launch Conference and the 1st External Training Session”. The main objective out of this regional event is to...
The recent arrival of Africa’s most popular televangelist preacher, TB Joshua, to address thousands of foreign pilgrims in Nazareth produced a mix of consternation and anger in the city of Jesus’s...
The elections for the new Discretorium of the Custody of the Holy Land were held on Friday 12th July, during the Intermediate Chapter of the Custody of the Holy Land, which confirmed all the...
At the Ecumenical Forum for Peace, Reunification and Development Cooperation on the Korean Peninsula, being held in Bangkok on 10-12 July, the World Council of Churches (WCC) reiterated its call for...
On Thursday, July 11, 2019, the Heads of Jerusalem Churches held a prayer rally near Jaffa Gate’s Imperial and Petra Hotels, in protest of Israel’s Supreme Court’s decision to overturn the appeal...
His Excellency Dr. Talal Abu-Ghazaleh has welcomed in his office Fr. Dr. Rif’at Bader, director of the Catholic Center for Studies and Media (CCSM) in Jordan. During the meeting, discussions focused...
The Catholic Center for Studies and Media (CCSM) in Jordan remembers the late French Cardinal Jean-Louis Tauran on the first anniversary of his passing away which coincides on July 6, 2018. Eternal...
From 7th July 2019, forty-three Franciscan friars elected in recent months by the various district constituencies of the Custody of the Holy Land, are meeting for one week at St Saviour’s Convent in...
Born in Sligo, Ireland, Fr. Michael McDonagh has dedicated himself to serve the Holy Land and its people since his arrival to Jerusalem in 1999. For the last two years, Fr. McDonagh has been serving...
The American University of Madaba (AUM) celebrated the graduation of the fifth group of its students on Saturday, July 6, under the patronage of Most Rev. Archbishop Pierbattista Pizzaballa, the...
The International Board of Regents of Bethlehem University met at the Generalate of the Christian Brothers de La Salle in Rome on 27-29 June 2019. Work during these three days was conducted by...
Caritas Jordan held a free medical day at Caritas on Friday, July 5, 2019 in Husun. This is part of its continued endeavor to provide humanitarian aid to the sick and the needy. A total of 100...
Under the patronage of Director of the Catholic Center for Studies and Media in Jordan Fr. Dr. Rif'at Bader a celebration was held on Friday July 5 marking the graduation of the 4th batch of Syrian...
Lord Jesus’ birthplace, i.e. the Basilica of the Nativity, and the Bethlehem pilgrimage route in the Holy Land has been removed from the “List of Endangered World Patrimony,” by the Committee of the...
The Shafa Cultural Community and the Center of Kafranja Youths in Ajloun Governorate, northern Jordan, held a seminar on Thursday July 4, in Ajloun on ''the role of tribal customs and traditions in...
On October 1, 2018, the Latin Patriarchate of Jerusalem, in cooperation of the Holy Family Parish, launched the job creation and capacity building program in the Gaza Strip. Nine months later, the 20...
It was a particular celebration that was hosted in the Basilica of Gethsemane on Monday, July 1: The Solemnity of the Most Precious Blood of Jesus, which St Paul VI associated with the celebration of...
Sale of properties, trade and money! Prophet Isaiah and Jesus Christ also said to the merchants of the temple: the house of my father is called a house of prayer (Isaiah 56:7; Matthew 12:13). All...
Six Franciscan friars were ordained presbyters on Saturday, June 29, at the church of St Saviour in Jerusalem, with the laying on of the hands of the Apostolic Administrator of the Latin Patriarchate...