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Most Rev. Archbishop Pierbattista Pizzaballa, Apostolic Administrator of the Latin Patriarchate of Jerusalem paid his officials official visit to the “Mother of Churches” Church in Salt on Sunday...
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Most Rev. Archbishop Pierbattista Pizzaballa, Apostolic Administrator of the Latin Patriarchate of Jerusalem, paid his first pastoral visit to the parishioners of Mar Elias in Al-Wahadneh township,...
Archbishop Pizzaballa to the ordained priests: ”Be always willing to learn, for the Kingdom of God grows continuously” On Saturday, June 16, 2018, Archbishop Pierbattista Pizzaballa consecrated...
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Most Rev. Archbishop Pierbattista Pizzaballa, Apostolic Administrator of the Latin Patriarchate of Jerusalem, celebrated Mass on Saturday June 16, 2018 during which three seminaries from the Seminary...
On Monday, June 18, 2018, Bishop William Shomali, Latin Patriarchal vicar in Jordan, was awarded the Knight’s insignia of the Legion of Honor by His Excellency Pierre Cochard, the Consul General of...
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The French consul general presented on Monday, June 18, the Legion of Honour, which is known as the National Order of the Legion of Honour to Latin Patriarchal Vicar for Jordan Bishop William Shomali...
On Friday, June 15, 2018, acolyte Firas Abedrabbo was ordained a deacon. Five days before his ordination, the media office of the Latin Patriarchate of Jerusalem had interviewed him about his...
His Majesty King Abdullah, at a meeting on Monday, June 18, with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu who departed Jordan after a short visit, stressed the need to make progress in efforts to...
The Latin Vicariate in Jordan has called on church-goers to dress modestly in churches, with the advent of the wedding season. In a statement issued by Latin Patriarchal Vicar of Jordan Bishop...
Over 3,000 believers from various Catholic churches in the Kingdom on Friday, June 15, celebrated the Christian pilgrimage to the shrine dedicated to the Lady of the Mount in the township of Anjara...
The Christian community opens its doors to its Muslim brothers and sisters, offering an iftar meal. In Ramallah, parish priests welcome the marginalised. For Fr Shomali, “There is an Arab saying, '...
The heads of the Catholic Churches in Jordan have coveyed heartfelt wishes to the Muslim Brethren on Eid Al-Fitr. The statement issued by the heads of the Catholic Churches in Jordan and circulated...