Holy Lands

The Boy Home in Bethlehem celebrated its first decade. “Thinking about ten years is important, but thinking about 83 kids is even more important.” This is how Fr. Marwan, who has been managing the...
A double feast took place in Emmaus Al-Qubeibeh: On the day when Sts. Simeon and Cleophas are remembered, a new inter-obediential fraternity was officially born. Comprised of Friars Minor and...
During a thanksgiving Mass on Saturday, September 23, 2017, the faithful bade farewell to Bishop Boulos Marcuzzo, and welcomed their new pastor Fr. Hanna Kildani as the new Latin Patriarchal vicar...
Under the patronage of Most Rev. Archbishop Pierbattista Pizzaballa, Apostolic Administrator of the Latin Patriarchate of Jerusalem, and Custos of the Holy Land Fr. Francesco Patton a celebration was...
Caritas Jordan on Friday launched the Youth World Peace Forum (YWPF) under the theme “Now is the time”, with the aim of empowering youth in peacemaking. More than 400 young participants from 40...
The two-day Youth World Peace Forum (WYPF), organized by Caritas Jordan and held at the American University of Madaba (AUM), concluded its functionaries on Saturday, September 23, with the...
His Royal Highness Crown Prince Al Hussein bin Abdullah II delivered a speech on Thursday, September 21, at the 72nd session of the United Nations General Assembly, on behalf of His Majesty King...
The functionaries of the activities of the Youth World Peace Forum (WYPF), organized by Caritas Jordan, opened at the American University of Madaba (AUM) on Friday, September 22, with the...
On Wednesday, September 20, 2017, vandals broke into and desecrated St. Stephen Church in Beit Jimal, near Beit Shemesh, west of Jerusalem. The perpetrators smashed a statue of the Virgin Mary and...
There is an air of change at the Museum of the Custody of the Holy Land and it has an international flair. The Terra Sancta Museum in Jerusalem has a new scientific committee composed of directors...
Following his two-day his historic visit to Jordan which included a concert in Jerash, the renowned singer Andrea Bocelli expressed his views about his visit to the baptism site, where he was blessed...
The French embassy in Jordan held a reception on Tuesday, September 19, within the framework of a visit by a delegation of French journalists and officials of the Arab World Institute (AWI) to Jordan...
Andrea Bocelli held a concert on Monday, September 18, in Jerash. He sang several songs next to the Temple of Artemis in Jerash. The concert also included performances by the “Spring of Love” band,...
Following the opening of the school year, the media office of the Latin Patriarchate interviewed Father Iyad Twal, Director of the Latin Patriarchate Schools in Palestine and Israel. He met us in the...
September 14 at Calvary is a great feast: the solemnity of the Exaltation of the Holy Cross is celebrated on this day. In Jerusalem, the Franciscan friars led the liturgy in the Chapel of the...
On Monday, September 25 at 6:00pm, in the basilica of the Memorial of Moses on Mount Nebo, a classical music concert (Terra Sancta organ festival/ music from the Churches of the Middle East) will be...
Andrea Bocelli will hold a concert today, Monday, September 18, in Jerash. This concert will serve as a moral support for touristic promotion. The concert will also include performances by the “...
His Excellency Archbishop of Freiburg Stephan Burger accompanied by Dr. Oliver Müller, Director of Caritas Germany International Department, and a delegation from the Diocese of Germany paid a visit...
Archbishop of Freiburg Stephan Burger visited on Saturday, September 16, the Catholic Center for Studies and Media (CCSM) in Amman, heading a senior delegation currently on a visit to Jordan at the...
As per Bethlehem University’s longstanding tradition, the Mass of the Holy Spirit was held on Thursday, September 7th 2017 to celebrate the start of the new academic year. The annual Mass, held at...