Holy Lands

Marking the holy month of Ramadan, the American University of Madaba (AUM) held its annual iftar at the university campus on Monday, June 19. Attending the annual event were representatives of...
In continuation of the Caritas Jordan’s Campaign for this year’s month of Ramadan, titled, "Mercy and Love Campaign", a team of Caritas Amman and Caritas Karak visited the village of Adr, Karak...
On Friday, June 16, 2017, more than 2,000 people gathered at the Shrine of Our Lady of the Mount in northern Jordan during the annual feast of this sanctuary. This annual pilgrimage, initiated by...
The House of Abraham, located in Ras Al Amud, a neighborhood in East Jerusalem, hosted more than sixty Christians and Muslims to share a traditional meal breaking the fast of Ramadan on Tuesday, June...
His Majesty King Abdullah II on Sunday, June 18, affirmed that Jordan will continue to exert relentless efforts to support the steadfastness of Jerusalemites and bring about peace that guarantees the...
The Catholic Churches in the Kingdom celebrated on Friday, June 16, the annual pilgrimage to the Shrine of Our Lady of the Mount, in Anjara Township of Ajloun Governorate, which is considered one of...
The Caritas Jordan’s Campaign for this year’s month of Ramadan, titled, "Mercy and Love Campaign" continued on Saturday, June17, to Al Muwaqqar region where 50 food packages were distributed to the...
The Latin Church on the Thursday, June 15, after Holy Trinity Sunday, solemnly celebrates the Feast of Corpus Christi (“Body of Christ”) in solemn commemoration of the reality of the Body and Blood...
There is nothing more impressive than the new priest’s hugging of his parents… amidst the tears of joy, the words come out of the mouth of the priest with the spontaneity of the village as he says: O...
Most Rev. Pierbattista Pizzaballa, Apostolic Administrator of the Latin Patriarchate of Jerusalem presided over the service for the ordination of deacon Salem Loulas of Beit Jala, on Friday, June 16...
The Church celebrated, on Thursday June 15, the Corpus Domini or Corpus Christi, a feast whose origins date back to the 13th century and which, since the 14th century, has been observed all over the...
On July 3, 1993, Bishop Giacinto-Boulos Marcuzzo, who is of Italian origin and fond of Arabs, was ordained archbishop and named Latin patriarchal vicar for Nazareth. He succeeded late Bishop Hanna...
Apostolic Administrator of the Latin Patriarchate of Jerusalem Most Rev. Pierebatista Pizzabala named on Tuesday, June 14, Fr. Dr. Hanna Kildani as Latin patriarchal vicar for Nazareth. Fr. Hanna...
French Ambassador in Jordan David Bertolotti and representative of Caritas Jordan for Iraqi Refugees Wael Suleiman signed an agreement, on Tuesday, June 13, valid for one year with an amount of 250,...
The statue of the patron saint of the Custody of the Holy Land stands to the left of the altar at St. Savior’s Church: it is St. Anthony, unmistakable with an open book in his hand and the Child...
The Latin Patriarchate of Jerusalem Diocesan Offices and Parishes issued a statement signed by Apostolic Administrator of the Latin Patriarchate of Jerusalem Most Rev. Pierebatista Pizzabala,...
On Saturday, June 10, 2017, the Solemnity of the Most Holy Trinity, Apostolic Administrator of the Latin Patriarchate of Jerusalem Archbishop Pierbattista Pizzaballa ordained two new priests for the...
On Sunday, June 11, 2017, eighteen seminarians, Salesians and Missionaries of Africa, were ordained deacons by Apostolic Administrator of the Latin Patriarchate of Jerusalem Archbishop Pierbattista...
Most Rev. Pierbattista Pizzaballa, Apostolic Administrator of the Latin Patriarchate of Jerusalem, will celebrate High Mass on the Solemnity of Corpus Christi in the Basilica of the Holy sepulcher,...
On the frontlines of need, assisting refugees and displaced people in the Middle East is the Church’s humanitarian umbrella organization, Caritas Internationalis. The local Caritas Jordan agency is...