Holy Lands

The Sri Lankan community in Jordan is a happy community with a long history in Amman. With the permission of Patriarchal Vicar to Jordan Most Rev. Dr. William Shomali, the Sri Lankans in Jordan had a...
The sessions of the fifth dialogue seminar between the Vatican Pontifical Council for Interfaith Dialogue and the Royal Institute for Inter-Faith Studies were launched on Wednesday May 9, 2018 to...
The Catholic Center for Studies and Media in Jordan has the honor to invite you to attend an important lecture to be delivered by Monsignor Khaled Akasheh, head of the Office for Relations with Islam...
A Catholic goods shop opened its first brick and mortar store last month, presenting a wide variety of merchandise which supports artisans in the Holy Land. The store, Bethlehem Handicrafts, is owned...
Following is the text of the message Most Rev. Archbishop Pierbattista Pizzaballa, Apostolic Administrator of the Latin Patriarchate of Jerusalem, sent to the Latin Parish of Jerusalem on May 3, 2018...
The Notre Dame des Douleurs retirement home, founded by French sisters in 1957, welcomes and cares for 50 elderly people from Jerusalem and the West Bank. In the vicinity of the Mount of Olives in...
Church leaders claim priests are being verbally abused and spat at while property is being vandalised in ancient walled city. Christians in Jerusalem’s Old City say their presence at the geographical...
The Faculty of Shukri Ibrahim Dabdoub of Business Administration held its annual educational Business Market from Saturday, April 28 until Monday 30 April 2018. Senior business students implemented...
Christian officials on Monday, May 30, discussed the past and present situation of Arab Christians during a seminar held under the title “Challenges in Numbers and Optimism in Presence”. Father Rifat...
In the parish of Ader, situated in the south of Jordan, a small farm for the production of Italian cheese was opened before Easter. Through the friendship and generosity of friends of The Holy Land (...
Director of the Catholic Center for Studies and Media in Jordan Fr. Rif'at Bader has said that Christian Arabs are an inherent and authentic part of their Arab societies and that they have...
Since the inception of the Society of St. Vincent de Paul in France in 1833, the members of the Vincentian family have been working diligently to practice the charism of St. Vincent de Paul of...
Interview with the Secretary of State: concerns about Syria, patience in China's negotiations aimed only at the unity of the Church. “Alfie’s case caused me great sadness”. High hopes for Korea and...
From 15 to 20 April 2018 the first Cyprus Church Organ Festival took place in the Latin churches of Larnaca, Nicosia and Limassol. The Cyprus Church Organ Festival introduces in Cyprus the repertoire...
“The visit by the Custos of the Holy Land encourages us in our mission and expresses unity with the Church of Jerusalem.” This is how Br. Jerzy Kraj, guardian of the Franciscan convent of Nicosia,...
On April 4, 2018, Archbishop Pierbattista Pizzaballa, Apostolic Administrator of the Latin Patriarchate of Jerusalem, announced in a statement the forthcoming creation of a personal parish for...
The Apostolic Nunciature in Jordan held a religious ceremony on Monday, April 25, marking the 5th anniversary of the election of His Holiness Pope Francis which is regarded as a national holiday in...
Caritas Jordan, on Wednesday, April 25, 2018, signed a cooperation agreement with the Polish Development Cooperation Program of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Poland. This agreement aims to...
A ceremony marking the assumption of Bishop Joseph Jbara his duties as archbishop of the Melkite Greek Catholic Archeparchy of Petra and Philadelphia was held on Saturday April 21 at the Greek-...
The Catholic Center for Studies and Media (CCSM) in Jordan marks its sixth anniversary on April 25. The CCSM was launched on April 25, 2012 to serve as a media arm for the Latin Patriarchate, and to...