Holy Lands

Pope Francis visited All Saints Church on Sunday, February 26, 2017 to mark the 200th anniversary of the Anglican presence in Rome. The visit, which was a first for a pontiff to meet with the...
Biblical religious tourism and especially national "Christian heritage" are increasingly at the center of the Jordanian government strategies to encourage the flow of foreign visitors to the...
On the eve of his welcome Mass on Friday, February 24, in Amman as the new Patriarchal Vicar in Jordan, succeeding Bishop Maroun Lahham on February 8, 2017 , Bishop William Shomali addresses the...
In the framework of the joint cooperation between Al-Azhar Center for Dialogue and the Pontifical Council for Inter-Religious Dialogue, the two Councils held a symposium at Al-Azhar Al-Sharif in...
Following his nomination as Latin Patriarchal Vicar for Jordan, H.E. Bishop William Shomali arrived for the first in Amman coming from Jerusalem on Friday, February 24. Bishop Shomali received an...
Following is the meditation of the Most Rev. Pierbattista Pizzaballa for Sunday, February 26, 2017: Eighth Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year A The Gospel passage that we hear today has a special feature...
In continuation of Caritas Jordan’s winter campaign, which started last year under a message of “Love and Mercy”, a Caritas Jordan team visited Ibbeen region in Ajloun Governorate on Wednesday,...
David Gil Chapado, the responsible of football training courses in the International Department at the Real Madrid Foundation has recently visited Latin Patriarchate School in Madaba. The visit...
The Latin Patriarchate of Jerusalem, in cooperation with the Catholic Center for Studies and Media in Jordan, will celebrate Mass at the Mary of Nazareth Latin Church in Sweifieh on Friday, February...
With a solemn blessing, the Grotto of the Hermitage in Jerusalem was inaugurated on Saturday, February 18. A large group of people celebrated the reopening of the rocky ravine inside the complex...
Our Lady of Peace Center (OLOPC), owned by the Latin Patriarchate Amman-Jordan, is an institute that provides free services to people with a variety of disabilities such as, intellectual disability,...
This story begins in the Holy Land, in Bethlehem 1952: it is Christmas Eve and Ernst Schnydrig, a Swiss priest on a pilgrimage, decides to visit the Basilica of the Nativity. As passing near a...
“Administration Journey” is a personal account of an administrator’s job within Church institutions, especially for the priest or consecrated, in community work and daily life among believers (church...
The Holy Land Christian Ecumenical Foundation (HCEF) completed the renovation of a water cistern on February 16, 2017, to provide drinking water for 370 children at the Rosary Sisters School in...
A delegation representing the Catholic magazine in Poland and Ukraine, “Love One Another”, visited the Catholic Center for Studies and Media (CCSM) in Amman on Monday, February 20. The visiting...
Following the Joint Catholic and Lutheran Commemoration of the Reformation in Lund, Sweden, presided by Pope Francis, Bishop Munib Younan and Rev. Martin Junge, a joint prayer service was celebrated...
The Lutheran Bishop for Jordan and the Holy Land, Munib Younan, is the winner of the 34th Niwano Peace Prize. The prize is awarded for his perseverance and compassion in encouraging dialogue between...
In continuation of Caritas Jordan’s winter campaign, which started last year under a message of “Love and Mercy”, a team from Caritas Jordan and employees from Caritas Jordan, headed by the Caritas...
The elite corps of Vatican Swiss Guards, who watch over the safety of the Pope, are conducting their first pilgrimage to the Holy Land since the creation of the guard in the 16th century. On Thursday...
The Equestrian Order of the Holy Sepulchre of Jerusalem (Latin: Ordo Equestris Sancti Sepulcri Hierosolymitani, OESSH), also called Order of the Holy Sepulchre or Knights of the Holy Sepulchre, is a...