Holy Lands

Monsignor Roberto Cuna, chargé d'affaires of the Vatican Nunciature in Amman celebrated Mass on Christmas Eve, namely on Saturday, December 24, 2106, at the memorial of Moses on Mount Nebo in Madaba...
Today, December 28, the Church commemorates the massacre of the children of Bethlehem ordered by Herod, who wanted to get rid of the newborn Jesus. These children can be compared to many young...
Prime Minister Hani Mulki, on Sunday, December 25, conveyed good wishes to the Christian community in the Kingdom on Christmas. ''We in Jordan, under the leadership of His Majesty King Abdullah II,...
Following is the text of the homily of Apostolic Administrator of the Latin Patriarchate in Jerusalem Most Rev. Pierbattista Pizzaballa for Christmas Night Mass 2016 at the Church of St. Catherine in...
Patriarchs and heads of local churches in the Holy Land exhorted on Thursday, December 22, world leaders to “walk in the ways of peace and reconciliation” in a joint Christmas message. Christmas, the...
In the Psalm that Saint Francis composed for the celebration of Christmas he reminds us that: “the Most Holy Child has been given to us, and has been born for us on the way and placed in a manger...
Commenting on the violence and divisions that have brought fear and mistrust into our world, Apostolic Administrator of the Latin Patriarchate in Jerusalem Archbishop Pierbattista Pizzaballa says, “...
His Holiness Pope Francis has sent a cable to His Majesty King Abdullah II expressing sadness following the recent attacks in Karak. Following is the text of message: His Majesty Abdullah II, King of...
Following is Latin Patriarchal Vicar for Jordan Archbishop Maroun Lahham’s address marking Christmas season: Brothers and sisters in dear Jordan, Christmas celebrations have several significances....
This Christmas, for once, Bethlehem really can boast again that there is no room at the inn, as relative calm in the West Bank brings pilgrims and tourists flocking to the town of Jesus’s birth....
Church representatives and residents in governorates across Jordan have announced cancelling Christmas celebrations to mourn the loss of the security personnel and civilians in the southern city of...
Apostolic Administrator of the Latin Patriarchate of Jerusalem Archbishop Pierbattista Pizzaballa held a Christmas Press Conference at the Latin Patriarchate of Jerusalem on Monday, December 19....
Between Christmas and Easter Christ still walks, thus giving us a lot to celebrate each day. He still walks amongst us with hands out stretched for the meek and lonely. He listens to our cries and...
Fr. Rifat Bader, director of the Catholic Center for Studies and Media in Amman, Jordan, speaks of "worrying" attack which is likely to have "repercussions" on the tourism industry. Not a lone wolf...
The Catholic Center for Studies and Media in Jordan (CCSM) condemns the terrorist, heinous, and cowardly operation that has taken place in noble Karak and led to the martyrdom of four public security...
A delegation from the Latin Patriarchate of Jerusalem went to Gaza on Sunday, December 18, 2016, to celebrate an early Christmas Mass with the local Christians. It was a time of joyful...
The Latin Vicariate in Amman and all its affiliated institutions express their condemnation of the heinous and criminal crime which claimed the lives of a new group of public security and gendarmerie...
his 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...
Fr. Rifat Bader, director of the Catholic Center for Studies and Media in Amman, Jordan, speaks of "worrying" attack which is likely to have "repercussions" on the tourism industry. Not a lone wolf...
His Majesty King Abdullah II on Sunday, December 18, received at Al Husseiniyeh Palace Christian leaders on the occasion of Christmas celebrations and the new year. The King said that Christmas...