Holy Lands

The American University of Madaba (AUM) has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Gannon University, a world-renowned university for student exchange based in Pennsylvania, USA. According...
Eighty youth gathered for the 27th annual Franciscan March of the Holy Land in Galilee following the theme: “We belong to His Church.” On the second-to-last day an exchange with the Custos and a mass...
The parishioners of the Martyrs of Jordan Church in Marj Al Hamam bid farewell to its parish priest Fr. Dr. Hanna Kildani who has been named as Latin Patriarchal Vicar in Nazareth. The event included...
Caritas Jordan and the Roman Catholic Diocese signed partnership agreements on Tuesday, August 1, regarding Pope Francis Center at the Roman Catholic Church in Jabal Weibdeh and the Garden of Mercy...
Patriarchal Vicar in Jerusalem and Palestine Bishop G.B. Marcuzzo, on July 28 departed for Australia and will return on August 12.The purpose of the trip is to work with the Lieutenants of the...
Director of the Catholic Center for Studies and Media in Jordan Fr. Rif’at Bader and the professor of Islamic Sharia, Dr. Amer Al-Hafi, on Sunday July 30, met with a youth delegation from the Philos...
All three monotheistic religions in the Holy Land were represented. In a world where hurting others has become a "pastime", it is necessary to embark on a journey to build a future that is not marked...
A Vatican diplomat has told the UN Security Council that the historical status quo of the holy sites in the Holy Land is "a matter of profound sensitivities,” and reminded them that Jerusalem is...
On Friday, July 14, the Holy Land Christian Ecumenical Foundation, under the leadership of Sir Rateb Rabie and in partnership with Bank of Palestine and Bethlehem University, brought together local...
Taking into consideration Pope Francis' exhortation on marriage, Apostolic Administrator of the Latin Patriarchate of Jerusalem Most Rev. Archbishop Pierbattista Pizzaballa has met with other Mideast...
The Franciscan superior in the Holy Land has told an Italian news agency that the situation in Jerusalem is “very dangerous.” Violence has erupted following the Israeli installation of metal...
A memorandum of understanding (MOU) was signed on Sunday, July 23, between the American University of Madaba (AUM) and the General Secretariats of Christian Educational Institutions in Palestine and...
Most Rev. Archbishop Pierbattista Pizzaballa, Apostolic Administrator of the Latin Patriarchate of Jerusalem, celebrated Mass at the Martyrs of Jordan Church on Sunday July 23, marking the conclusion...
A Jordan Television team visited the Restaurant of Mercy which is affiliated with the Latin Patriarchate on Monday, July 24. The JTV team conveyed the humanitarian message of the restaurant, which is...
This is not intended to propagate the significance of the Restaurant of Mercy, but rather to shed light on its grand message. The Restaurant of Mercy is Jordanian. It was launched almost a year ago...
Students of architecture participating in the summer International Design Studio concluded on Saturday, July 22, the first part of their analysis work on the Madaba Regional Archaeological Museum...
At the Angelus Francis appealed for “reconciliation and peace” for the Holy City. Then he warns, “It is better a Church that is not afraid of getting its hands dirty, rather than a Church of “pure...
Following is the full text of statement issued by the Heads of Churches in Jerusalem on Wednesday, July 19, regarding the mounting tension around al-Haram ash-Sharif: We, the Heads of Churches in...
The 6th Canon Law Conference for lawyers has opened at the Movenpick Hotel, Dead Sea. The conference is organized by the Ecclesiastical Court of the Latin Patriarchate and the Pontifical Lateran...
On Friday, July 14, two Israeli police officers and three Arab Israeli gunmen were killed within Al Haram Al Sharif compound. This raises the eternal question of Jerusalem and the management of holy...