Holy Lands

Aimed at helping people displaced by war and terror rebuild their lives, a project in the “City of Mosaics” is training Iraqi refugees with skills to face future challenges. The Living Mosaic...
Documenting the situation of Christians and their rights in four Arab countries, the Arabic edition of Nael Gerges’ book “Christians of the Middles East: Towards Citizenship” was launched in Amman on...
The first organized Holy Land pilgrimage in Pontifical Swiss Guard history quietly took place last month, with none of the attention the Pope’s foot soldiers ordinarily attract. Dressed in their...
Within the framework of a series of lectures to be delivered by Latin Patriarchal Vicar for Jordan Bishop William Shomali during Great Lent 2017, the bishop delivered a lecture on Wednesday, March 8...
The house where Jesus may have grow up has been uncovered in Nazareth. Archaeologist Dr Ken Dark claims that the property, which was first discovered in the 1880s, could well be the place where Jesus...
Her Royal Highness Princess Basma Bint Talal, chairperson of the Jordan Boy and Girl Scouts, presided at a significant ceremony organized by the Scouts Northern Zerka, marking the group’s 50th...
As the sixth anniversary of the Syrian conflict approaches, Development and Peace—Caritas Canada has announced the continued support of Global Affairs Canada for the organization’s humanitarian aid...
Venice and the Holy Land have always had a special bond. This is reflected in a series of objects that will be on display in the hall of the Custodial Curia at St. Savior’s Monastery in Jerusalem....
Three years after being forced to leave Mosul, the pain of Iraqi Christians is still raw, participants at a conference said on Thursday. The conference, titled “Iraqi Refugees in Jordan: Challenges...
The first Friday of Lent, the faithful of the Holy City gathered to commemorate the Crowning of Thorns of Christ at the convent of Ecce Homo, held by the Sisters of Our Lady of Sion and the...
Latin Patriarchal Vicar for Jordan Bishop William Shomali will deliver a series of lectures during Great Lent 2017 every Wednesday at St. Joseph Church, on Rainbow Street, near First Circle, Amman,...
His Majesty King Abdullah on Sunday, March 5, discussed with a delegation of US Jewish leaders efforts to push forward the Middle East peace process and the latest regional developments. During the...
Tens of thousands of Iraqi Christian refugees seek shelter in Jordan hoping for international aid amidst growing violence in the Middle East. Catholic leaders met in order to better cooperation and...
Restoration work at the site of the empty tomb in the Church of the Holy Sepulcher will be finished by Easter, the Franciscan Custody of the Holy Land has announced. The scaffolds were removed and...
Three years after being forced to leave Mosul, the pain of Iraqi Christians is still raw, participants at a conference said on Thursday. The conference, titled “Iraqi Refugees in Jordan: Challenges...
Second Counselor at the Apostolic Nunciature in Amman Monsignor Roberto Cona opened a conference titled, “Iraqi Refugees in Jordan... Challenges and Perspectives” which convened at the Our Lady of...
Director of Caritas Jordan Wael Suleiman addressed the conference titled, “Iraqi Refugees in Jordan... Challenges and Perspectives” which convened at the Our Lady of Peace Center in Amman on Thursday...
The Vicariate of the Latin Patriarchate began on Tuesday, February 28, its general conference at the Rosary Sisters' Visitation House in Fuheis, with the participation of all bishops and priests who...
People in Gaza "live day by day" in a situation that "is becoming more desperate". Many residents, including Christians, have been forced "to borrow" to buy some food and electricity," this according...
A US delegation on Monday, February 27, paid a visit to several Caritas Jordan centers designed to express solidarity with refugees by meeting with them and listening to their agonies. The delegation...