Holy Lands

The Sacred Heart of Jesus Church in Naour, south of Amman, participated in the centenary celebrations marking the apparitions of Virgin Mary in Fatima, Portugal which culminated in massive...
Russia is funding the reconstruction work in the historic center of the city of Bethlehem, where Jesus was born. The Russian government has allocated $4 million to Palestine for reconstruction work...
Stories of coexistence between Christians and Islam. A Journey to the West Bank, inside the Effetà Paul VI Institute where beautiful complicities spark among humans who strive together to take care...
On Friday, May 5, 2017, the Latin Patriarchate of Jerusalem held a day for vocations. It is a creative initiative to invite young people to deepen their faith in the light of the Word. Our Lady of...
On Sunday, May 7, the Custos of the Holy Land, Father Francesco Patton, presided over the Mass in memory of the Finding of the Holy Cross in the Basilica of the Holy Sepulcher. This Solemnity is...
Jordanian journalist Rula Samain on Monday, May 8, launched a book that presents and evaluates Jordan’s interfaith initiatives and highlights the Muslim-Christian common life which “distinguishes...
Following is the address by Fr. Rif’at Bader, director of the Catholic Center for Studies and Media in Jordan, at the launching ceremony of Rula Samain’s book titled, “Fortress of Peace” at the...
The Jordan Times’ reporter Rula Samain on Monday, May 8, launched her book “Fortress of Peace — Jordan’s Interfaith Drive and Model of Coexistence”, which documents the Kingdom’s interfaith drive. “...
On Friday, May 5, 2017, Archbishop Pierbattista Pizzaballa met with Archbishop Jose Gomez of Los Angeles and Vice President of the US Catholic Conference of Bishops, Vice Governor General Patrick...
The first permanent liaison network between Islamic and Christian university institutions and centers in the Arab countries has been inaugurated in Amman. The initiative took place during the...
A delegation of Lebanon’s Fraternity Association visited Sacred Heart of Jesus Church in Naour on Sunday, May 7. The visiting delegation joined the Our Lady of Lourdes Fraternity at the Sacred Heart...
In order to prepare for professional life, a group of 4th year students from the Faculty of Architecture and Design visited the headquarters of the Jordanian Engineers Association (JEA) on Sunday,...
On Friday, April 21, 2017, several hundred people gathered at Our Lady of Peace Center to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the Focolare Movement’s presence in Jordan. Created at the initiative of...
Archbishop Pierbattista Pizzaballa, Apostolic Administrator of the Latin Patriarchate of Jerusalem, will travel to the USA for a pastoral visit, to meet with priests, Knights of the Holy Sepulcher,...
Engineer Dia Al-Madani has passed away. He served as director of the Baptism Site for the past 15 years where he received three Popes as well as several heads of state and public figures. The...
The Coptic Orthodox leader, His Holiness Pope Tawadros II, on Friday,May 5 embarked on his first pastoral visit to the United Kingdom. It is the first time that Pope Tawadros II, Pope of Alexandria...
“Pope Francis tells the Church not to be afraid” “For many years, we became accustomed to Pope Francis’ gestures and audacious choices through which he points out to the Church the way to follow in...
Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby appealed for more help for Christians to stay in the Middle East in spite of war and growing extremism. Archbishop Welby spoke out while meeting Iraqi refugees...
On March 15, 2017, the Anjara branch of Our Lady of Peace Center opened a new speech therapy service for children, which completes the physiotherapy service established at the end of 2008. Thanks to...
Mis Majesty King Abdullah II reaffirmed his determination to protect his country’s Christian minority, during a May 2 meeting with the Archbishop of Canterbury. In his discussions with Dr. Justin...