Holy Lands

The Orthodox Coptic Church in Jordan held a requiem Mass on Friday, December 16, for the repose of the souls of the martyrs of the Coptic Cathedral of St. Mark in Abassiya, Cairo, who were martyred...
Her Royal Highness Princess Rahma bint El Hassan on Thursday, December 15, patronized “An Evening of Love and Mercy” held at Husun Cultural Center in Husun township, north of Jordan, by the Latin...
A delegation of Latin Patriarchate bishops and priests offered condolences to the Coptic Church on Tuesday, December 13, 2016, after 25 people were killed in the Orthodox Church of St. Peter and St....
The Coordination of Catholic Relief Organizations of the Holy Land (CCAO) met for the first time with Apostolic Administrator of the Latin Patriarchate Archbishop Pierbattista Pizzaballa on Wednesday...
"The Catholic Center for Studies and Media (CCSM) in Jordan strongly condemns and denounces the heinous terrorist explosion perpetrated yesterday on the Orthodox Church of St. Peter and St. Paul in...
The Latin Patriarchate of Jerusalem issued a statement on Monday, December 12, condemning "with the utmost firmness this heinous act which, with the utmost violence, ripped the lives of innocent...
Marking the Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception, the Holy Door of the Basilica of the Annunciation was closed on December 8, 2016. Bishop Marcuzzo, Patriarchal Vicar in Nazareth, presided at the...
The parish community of Tiberia, on Saturday, December 10, 2016 had the joy of participating in the celebration of the commitment to consecrated life of four young members of the Koinonia John the...
The EWTN TV (Global Catholic Network) is due to screen a series titled, "Jordan's Christians: People of the Holy Land", directed by Italian journalist Elisabetta Valgiusti effective Sunday December...
Emeritus Patriarch of the Latin Patriarchate of Jerusalem Fouad Twal celebrated Mass at the Sacred Heart of Jesus Church and Our Lady of Lord's grotto in Naour, south of Amman, on Thursday, December...
Interview with the Apostolic Administrator of the Latin Patriarchate of Jerusalem, Pierbattista Pizzaballa: “Millions of refugees have changed the shape of our parishes. I don’t think those who have...
Al-Quds University hosted on Monday, December 5, 2016, a Christmas tree lighting ceremony in the presence of Patriarch Emeritus of Jerusalem His Beatitude Michel Sabbah, Archbishop of Sebastia in...
Members of the Coordination of the Pastoral Among Migrants held a meeting on Tuesday, December 6, 2016, at the Latin Patriarchate in Jerusalem to discuss the Church’s work with the migrants and...
Every second Sunday of Advent, the community of monks and nuns of Abu Gosh travel to the desert to sing Vespers. A manner for them to make verses of the psalms sound in another way in their hearts...
Following the closure of the Jubilee of Mercy, the Holy Doors in Jerusalem and Nazareth will be closed respectively on December 3 and 9, during Solemn Masses in the Church of All Nations and the...
Marking the end of the Jubilee of Mercy, the Holy Door of the Basilica of Gethsemane in Jerusalem was closed on Saturday December 3, 2016 at the end of a solemn Mass celebrated by Bishop Shomali of...
The Catholic Center for Studies and Media in Amman (CCSM) has the pleasure to invite you to watch the documentary film "Lorees", to be screened under the supervision of the Royal Film Commission, at...
Palestinian Prime Minister Rami Hamdallah on Saturday, November 3, lit up the Christmas tree in Bethlehem’s Manger Square during a ceremony to open this year’s Christmas celebrations. Hamdallah told...
The two-day conference titled, “Building Peace in Jordan” concluded its sessions in Amman on Thursday, December 1, 2016. The first session of the conference focused on “Development and Building Peace...
Since the First Sunday of Advent, November 27, 2016, the city of Bethlehem where the Savior was born is preparing to celebrate Christmas. On Sunday, November 27, Bishop Shomali, Patriarchal Vicar in...