Holy Lands

His Majesty King Abdullah II on Wednesday,November 22, received a delegation of the World Council of Churches (WCC), currently visiting the Kingdom to participate in the meeting of the executive...
In compliance with the campaign launched by Jordan Hashemite Charity Organization (JHCO), in cooperation with Jordanian Professional Associations and civil society institutions, Caritas Jordan has...
Reports on Lebanon are being highlighted, as it is again the focus of prayers by Christians of the East and the world. The surprising absence of the Lebanese prime minister from the political arena...
On Sunday, November 19, 2017, and on the occasion of the feast of Saint Marie Alphonsine Gattas, the daughter of Palestine and the founder of the Rosary Sisters, Our Lady of Annunciation church in...
While meeting in Amman, Jordan, from 17-23 November, the World Council of Churches (WCC) executive committee issued a statement on recent developments in Iraq affecting the prospects for sustaining...
American University of Madaba (AUM) Vice President Dr. Osama Haddad received Governor of Bethlehem Jibrin Bakri and the accompanying delegation on Saturday, November 18. In a welcoming address, Dr....
Christian communities of the Middle East and the Greek Orthodox Patriarch of Jerusalem, the oldest religious institution, have been facing serious challenges in recent years, said Patriarch...
A Requiem Mass was said at the Sacred Heart of Jesus Church in Amman on Saturday, November 18, marking the passing away of Knight of the Holy Sepulcher Karam Mseih. The Mass was celebrated by Latin...
The Congregation of the Rosary Sisters in Jordan has marked the anniversary of its founder St. Mary Alfonsine by celebrating Holy Mass at the chapel of the Visitation House. The Mass was presided...
On Tuesday November 7, a group of American pilgrims from Boston, Massachusetts, led by Father John Predmore S. J., Chaplain of Boston College High School, arrived in Bethlehem to commence their Holy...
The World Council of Churches (WCC) executive committee has kicked off its meetings in Amman, Jordan, on November, 17 to approve the 2018 plans and budget, prepare for renewal of the WCC strategic...
On Saturday, November 11, 2017, and on the occasion of the Feast of Multiplication of Loaves and Fish, Most Rev. Archbishop Pierbattista Pizzaballa, Apostolic Administrator of the Latin Patriarchate...
Bethlehem Governor Jibren Al Bakri and an accompanying delegation visited the Latin Vicariate in Amman on Thursday, November 16, to convey good wishes to Bishop William Shomali on assuming his post...
The Knight of the Holy Sepulcher, Karam Mseih, has passed away. He is survived by a blessed family and a legacy of good and noble deeds devoted towards the Church and the Jordanian community. The...
In the framework of Caritas Jordan winterization campaign and in cooperation with Safout Women’s Charity Society, a Caritas team distributed humanitarian aid to a number of Jordanian families and...
The sessions of Migramed (Migrants in the Middle East Sea Basin) conference kicked off this year in Jordan, at the Dead Sea region, on Wednesday November 15. The conference, organized by Caritas...
The three Evangelical church councils of Jordan, the Holy Land and Galilee on Tuesday, November 14, signed an agreement to unite under the Union of the Synagogues of the Evangelical Churches in...
In a moving ceremony held at the Free Evangelical Church in Amman’s Khalda neighbourhood on November 14, members of evangelical churches in Palestine and Jordan announced the creation of a unified...
Caritas Jordan has hosted 22 youths from an Italian group of young people called “Non Dalla Guerra” (No for War). Delegations of Italian youths have been coming to Jordan for three consecutive years...
Franciscan Father Francesco Patton, custos of the Holy Land says he sees unity and harmony among Christians, Muslims and Jews in the Holy Land. While some would prefer to reduce the role of religion...