Holy Lands

The American University of Madaba (AUM) on Wednesday, August 16, signed a memorandum of understanding with Vytautas Magnus University in Lithuania. This comes in line with the aum's policy of signing...
THE VIGIL IN GETHSEMANE At the garden of the Apostles at Gethsemane, the faithful gathered slowly. Among the crowd, in the darkness of the evening, a voice broke the silence to proclaim the beginning...
On Tuesday, August 8, Our Lady of Peace Center welcomed Father Patrick Desbois, a French priest committed to defend persecuted minorities. He listened to the poignant testimonies of Iraqi refugees...
His Majesty King Abdullah praised the steadfastness of Jerusalemites and their continued efforts to defend Al Aqsa Mosque/ Haram Al Sharif. During a meeting on Wednesday, August16, with a delegation...
When the Poor Clare Sisters of Jerusalem speak about her, they seem to light up with joy. St. Clare of Assisi is their life example and the spark that has lit up their love for the Bridegroom Jesus....
His Beatitude Theophilos III Patriarch of Jerusalem, All Palestine and Jordan held a press conference in Amman on Saturday, August 12, 2017 in which he vowed to fight back accusations over the sale...
The Higher Presidential Committee of Churches Affairs in Palestine (HPCCAP) held an emergency meeting Tuesday, 8 August 2017, to discuss Israel’s Central Court arbitrary and unjust decision endorsing...
The Patriarch of the Holy City of Jerusalem, All Palestine and Jordan Theophilos III on Saturday, August 12, vowed to fight back accusations over the sale of church properties in Jerusalem. The...
The Catholic Patriarchs of the Orient concluded their 25th session in Lebanon on August 11 and issued a statement made public by the Catholic Center for Studies and Media (CCSM) in Jordan. CCSM...
A delegation from the Tony Blair Institute for Global Change (TBI) visited the Catholic Center for Studies and Media (CCSM) in Amman on Wednesday, August 9. The delegation included TBI Director of...
The Apostolic Nunciature in Amman announced on Thursday, August 10, that First Counselor for the Apostolic Nunciature in Amman Monsignor Roberto Cona has concluded his term in Jordan. He has been...
Caritas Jordan has hosted 22 youths from an Italian group of young people called “Non Dalla Guerra" (No for War” who came to Jordan for three consecutive years and were engaged in different forms of...
On Monday August 7, 2017, in presence of Most Rev. Archbishop Pierbattista Pizzaballa, Apostolic Administrator of the Latin Patriarchate, Fr. George Ayoub transferred his duties as chancellor and...
Meditation is a way of connecting and communicating with God, the Creator of Heaven and Earth, and also to be in His presence thus filled with His love. Meditation is not alien to the writer of these...
The representation of UNHCR in Jordan signed on Tuesday, August 8, a memorandum of understanding with the Pediatric Hospital Bambino Gesu’ of the Holy See, supported by the Apostolic Nunciature to...
Jordanian historian Raouf Abujaber has issued a new book titled, “City of Christian Love: The History and Importance of Nazareth”. The book provides a detailed history of Nazareth from the dawn of...
His Majesty King Abdullah II, on Monday, August 7, voiced Jordan's full support of the Palestinian people and their strive to establish an independent Palestinian state with Jerusalem as its capital...
An icon exhibition titled, “Icons today, the new birth of an old Palestinian heritage”, and held by the Bethlehem Icon Center (BIC) was opened in Bethlehem on Friday, August 4, 2017. Palestinian...
Fr. George Ayoub has addressed the following thank-you letter at the completion of his mission as Chancellor of the Latin Patriarchate of Jerusalem: Your Beatitudes and Excellencies, My Brothers...
Tucked away behind a high stone wall in the Old City of Jerusalem lies a serene garden, two chapels and a Christian history museum few people know about. Hailed as the world’s first museum to focus...