Holy Lands

The Holy Land Co-ordination (HLC) concluded its annual visit to the different Christian communities in the country on Tuesday January 19, 2017. The bishops’ meetings, which started on January 14, had...
For fifty years the West Bank, East Jerusalem and Gaza have languished under occupation. An occupation, reads the final communiqué of the Holy Land Coordination 2017, that violates the human dignity...
In a Register interview, the Vatican’s ‘foreign minister,’ Archbishop Paul Gallagher, discusses the Holy Father’s distinctive approach to international issues. In his annual “survey of the world” to...
Following the tradition established, World Migrants’ Day was celebrated in Jaffa’s Saint Anthony Church on Saturday, January 14, 2017. The solemn Mass was celebrated with the lighting of the Sri...
American doctors and nurses on a medical mission to Jordan are performing badly needed surgeries and other medical treatment free of charge to thousands of Syrian refugees who can no longer afford...
The Catholic churches in Jordan marked on Friday, January 13, the national Christian pilgrimage to Lord Jesus Christ's Baptism Site which has been observed since 2000. Apostolic Administrator of the...
Following is the text of the homily delivered by Latin Patriarchal Vicar of Jordan Archbishop Maroun Lahham at the Mass marking the national Christian pilgrimage of the Catholic Churches in Jordan to...
His Royal Highness Prince El Hassan bin Talal met on Thursday, January 12, 2017 with Apostolic Administrator of the Latin Patriarchate of Jerusalem Archbishop Pierbattista Pizzaballa, who was...
The Latin Patriarchate receive on Tuesday, January 10, 2017, a delegation comprising Muslims and Christians from different Jerusalem organizations that specialize in law, advancement of women and...
It is revered by different Christian sects and draws more than a million visitors to the Holy Land every year, making it the biggest tourist attraction in the Palestinian territories. The Church of...
The Catholic Churches in Jordan have announced that the national Christian pilgrimage of their churches and parishioners will be marked on Friday, January 13, according to the tradition followed...
The Heads of local Churches visited the Greek Orthodox Patriarchate of Jerusalem on Monday January 9, 2017 to convey their Christmas greetings according to the Julian calendar. Departing from the...
Based in Bethlehem, the focus of Holy Land Coordination (HLC2017) will be 50 years of occupation with visits to East Jerusalem and other parts of Palestine, examining in depth the current situation...
Police are seeking vandals who broke into a cemetery church in Zarqa during the weekend, in a rare act against Christian places of worship in Jordan. The vandals broke a statue of the Virgin Mary on...
Unidentified people attacked on Friday, January 6, the church of the Hashemite Zarqa Cemetery which is located in Zarqa, northeast of Amman. A security source said the assailants ransacked the church...
The American University of Madaba president, along with the Faculty members and employees, congratulate its students on their excellent achievements in the "Competency Examination" held by the...
Following is the homily of Apostolic Administrator of the Latin Patriarchate of Jerusalem Most Rev. Pierbattista Pizzaballa for the World Day of Peace 2017 on January 1, 2107: Mary Mother of God Mass...
The Salesian Sisters of St. John Bosco marked on Friday, December 30, 2016 the 125th anniversary for the establishment of the Regional Community of the Silesian Sisters in the Middle East and the...
1. The sorrow, sadness as well as pride concomitant with Christmas this year is immense. Yet, calling off celebrations does not imply at all the cancellation of Christmas prayers, which serve as an...
As the new year 2017 will shortly be celebrated, the Catholic Center for Studies and Media in Jordan (CCSM) has disseminated the Message of His Holiness Pope Francis marking the World Day of Peace,...