Holy Lands

The “Betania” project by the ATS Pro Terra Sancta Association, an NGO of the Custody of the Holy Land, has given those sites the opportunity to be set up, and day after day, it contributes to its...
In cooperation with the "If I knew Initiative,'' students from Jordanian schools paid a visit to the Catholic Center for Studies and Media (CCSM) in Amman on Wednesday, January 25. This visit had...
Christian churches in Jordan have taken part in a vigil of prayers marking the Week of Prayers for Christian unity and for the souls of martyrs. The event was held at the invitation of the Council of...
In continuation of Caritas Jordan’s winter campaign, which started last year under a message of “Love and Mercy”, a team from Caritas Jordan and employees from Caritas Ajloun office, headed by the...
More than 5,000 Orthodox Christian pilgrims proceeded to the Baptism Site in the Jordan Valley on Friday, January 20, to mark Epiphany and herald the start of the 2017 Orthodox pilgrimage season....
A ceremony will be held by the Latin Vicariate in Amman and the Catholic Center for Studies and Media in Jordan to launch a new book by Latin Patriarchal Vicar of Jordan Archbishop Maroun Lahham...
As customary every year, representatives of the Christian Churches in Jerusalem visited the Armenian Orthodox Patriarchate, to present their greetings following the Armenian celebrations of...
The Arab Educational Institute (AEI) developed a new book with stories about Muslims and Christians living together. The stories in the book are written by students from West Bank schools in the...
The Holy Land Coordination (HLC) concluded its annual visit to the different Christian communities in the Holy Land on Tuesday January 19, 2017. The bishops’ meetings, which started on January 14,...
Working with displaced Iraqi Christians has stretched and strengthened the faith of a priest who came to Jordan as a refugee. Father Khalil Jaar said the Iraqi Christians, who escaped the Islamic...
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...