Holy Lands

Jordanians from across the board and guests are waiting with anticipation to attend the Holy Mass to be held by Pope Francis at Amman International Stadium on Saturday. Muslims and Christians from...
The Pope in Jordan will find a living community of Christians who can freely practise their faith. And certainly he will not be able to forget about neighbouring Syria where Christians have paid,...
The great enthusiasm through which Jordanian Muslims are expressing their welcome to Pope Francis is indicative of a basic fact that he is different. Different from the other four Popes who had...
The Royal Court has prepared around 1,000 media portfolios that will be available for reporters at the media centre at the Royal Cultural Centre on Saturday as the country receives Pope Francis....
Pope Francis will have lunch with local Christian families after celebrating holy Mass at Bethlehem's Church of the Nativity this Sunday. The Pope will visit the town of Jesus' birth on the second...
The Red Motorcade is scheduled to escort Pope Francis on Saturday from the airport to Al Husseinieh Palace, as was the case with previous papal visits, establishing the practice as a Jordanian...
Announcing that preparations have been completed to receive Pope Francis on Saturday, official announced that more than 1,000 journalists will be covering the two-day visit. Minister of State for...
The message Pope Francis sends by inviting a rabbi and a Muslim scholar on his pilgrimage trip to the Holy Land is to confirm that religion is not the cause of conflicts in the Middle East, but...
Father Rif’at Bader, the spokesperson for the visit of His Holiness Pope Francis to the Holy Land, has announced that a number of cardinals who have relations with the Churches in the Middle East...
Jerusalem’s Bishop Shomali said everyone is allowed to travel to Bethlehem for the Pope’s Mass, but people in Jerusalem are unhappy because security prevents them getting close to him. The Pope will...
Around 20 years after excavations began on the East Bank of the Jordan River to uncover the site where Jesus Christ was baptised, Pope Francis will be the third pontiff to pray there on Saturday....
In January 1964 Pope Paul VI embarked on his visit to Jesus’ homeland, where the great embrace with the Patriarch of Constantinople, Athenagoras, took place. Here is the story of his historic trip....
Jordan's Prince El Hassan Ibn Talal has expressed the desire to see "a template of hope" developed during Pope Francis' May 24-26 visit to the Holy Land. Speaking with Catholic News Service, the...
Anglicans and Catholics in England and Wales will unite in prayer at the very hour that Pope Francis will visit the Christians of Bethlehem on Sunday 25 May between 3:00pm and 4:00pm (UK time). In a...
Jordanians, inspired by the genuine welcoming wordings of their Monarch Abdullah II, of their official representatives and of different Christians entities operating in Jordan and motivated by the...
Prime Minister Abdullah Ensour inspected on Wednesday the media center set up at the Royal Cultural Center in Amman to provide services and facilities to more than 2,000 Jordanian, Arab and foreign...
Almost 50,000 people from around the world are expected to attend Saturday’s Mass at the Amman International Stadium at Al Hussein Youth City, which marks the climax of Pope Francis’ one-day visit to...
The Media Committee for Pope Francis' first visit to Jordan on May 24-25 has launched a website featuring details of the pontiff's historic trip at the invitation of His Majesty King Abdullah II. The...
Pope Francis' upcoming visit to Jordan is testament to the prestigious position that Jordan holds internationally as a country of peace, love and religious tolerance, Prime Minister Abdullah Ensour...
A work of art of 14 metres long by six metres wide. Nothing is too big or too good to welcome the Holy Father. Created ​​by a Palestinian artist, the figurative art piece, full of symbols, will be...