Holy Lands

The churches in Fuheis held a candlelight vigil for martyr pilot Muaz Kasasbeh, in the presence of Christians and Muslims, off the Roman Orthodox Church on Thursday evening, February 5. Prayers were...
The Apostolic Nunciature in Amman, in cooperation with Caritas Jordan, has held a conference designed to discuss the conditions of the displaced Iraqi Christians and those residing in the Hashemite...
Mosques and churches around the Kingdom held prayers on Wednesday, February 4, in memory of air force pilot Muaz Kasasbeh, who was killed by the terrorist group Daesh, or the so-called Islamic State...
The Catholic Center for Studies and Media (CCSM) in the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan denounces the heinous crime committed by the ISIS organization against Jordanian hero, the martyr Muaz Kasasbeh,...
The General Secretariat of the Christian Educational Institutions in Palestine (CEIP) on Wednesday February 4 conveyed condolences on the death of hero martyr Muaz Kasasbeh. A statement issued by...
Jordanian Minister of Awqaf and Islamic Affairs Hayel Dawoud has called for entrenching the concepts of forgiveness, love and tolerance if we are to live a real life, and for instilling in the future...
His Royal Highness Prince El Hassan, president of the board of trustees of the Royal Institute for Interfaith Studies, on Sunday, February 1, stressed the importance of supporting Christians in the...
A farewell supper was hosted in honor of the Vatican and italian tourist delegation on Friday, January 30, at Kempinski Hotel in the Dead Sea region, marking the conclusion of their visit to Jordan...
Christians have lived in the Middle East since the time of the apostles, but political machinations by world powers and other groups put these communities at risk of extinction, a Jordanian priest...
Mark’s Gospel portrays Jesus of Nazareth more fully human than the other Gospels, so it is quite extraordinary when he first preaches with great authority. To them, Jesus is an ordinarily good man...
A Vatican delegation is currently on a four-day visit to Jordan to become acquainted with the Kingdom’s tourist and historical sites. The delegation —hosted by Royal Jordanian (RJ), the Tourism...
Prayers for the unity of Christians took place in Jerusalem at the Basilica of Gethsemani on Wednesday, January 28, 2015. It is a place that invites to prayer. The golden mosaics of the ceiling and...
In the framework of a conference titled, “Identity of Christian Palestinian Arabs in Israel”, held on January 22 at Truman Center of the Hebrew University, Latin Patriarch Emeritus of Jerusalem Mgr...
Within the framework of the Jerusalem parish celebrations marking the year of the consecrated life, a Mass was celebrated on Friday, January 23, 2015, to mark the silver and golden jubilee of married...
This educational resource book by Sir Jeffery Abood, Knight of the Holy Sepulcher, has been written as a way to help strengthen the voice of the Palestinian Christians throughout the world. The book...
The Executive Committee of the Middle East Council of Churches (MECC) held meetings on January 22-23, 2014 in Jordan at the invitation of Orthodox Patriarch of Jerusalem Greek Theophilos III,...
Bishops, heads of Churches and representatives of various church functionaries in Jordan have conveyed condolences on the passing away of Saudi King Abdullah Ibn Abdul Aziz. Saudi Ambassador in Amman...
Marking the feast day of Mount of Beatitudes, on Sunday January 25, a large crowd gathered for Solemn Mass around Latin Patriarch of Jerusalem Fouad Twal. Mass was celebrated in the open air by His...
n his "historic" message to the Christians of the Middle East on the eve marking Christmas celebrations late last year, Pope Francis encouraged them to support what is most beneficial for social life...
Growing up in Syria’s rural countryside, some of them have never seen a dentist or a doctor in their entire lives. And running for their lives from conflict, hundreds of thousands of them today find...