Holy Lands

Pax Christi International (PCI), in cooperation with the Catholic Center for Studies and Media, held a seminar on Wednesday, September 14, titled, "Protection of the Creation, Particularly Water, as...
Governor General of the Equestrian Order of the Holy Sepulcher Leonardo Visconti patronized on Wednesday, September 13, the inauguration of the Latin Patriarchate kindergarten Section and the new...
The Holy Father Pope Francis has appointed H.E. Msgr. Leopoldo GIRELLI, titular Archbishop of Capri, as the new Apostolic Nuncio to Israel and Apostolic Delegate in Jerusalem, and Palestine, till now...
His Majesty King Abdullah II, accompanied by Her Majesty Queen Rania Al Abdullah, on Wednesday, September 13, inaugurated a new expansion of the King Hussein Cancer Centre (KHCC) to increase its...
On September 10, 2017, the community of the Daughters of Our Lady of Sorrows celebrated the 60th anniversary of Home in the Ras-Al-Amud neighborhood. It was on November 3, 1957 that the community...
For centuries, September 8 has been celebrated as the day when the home of Sts. Joachim and Anna gets filled with the faithful. In fact, tradition places the feast of the Nativity of Mary, celebrated...
The American University of Madaba (AUM) and Caritas Jordan signed a memorandum of understanding on Monday, September 11, designed to promote mutual coordination so as to disseminate knowledge...
Caritas Jordan has launched its campaign to distribute schoolbags, marking the beginning of the school year 2017/2018, by distributing some 40,000 schoolbags in various parts of Jordan. This campaign...
Heads of Churches in Jerusalem have issued a statement expressing concern regarding breaches of the status quo in the Jaffa Gate case, Jerusalem.Following is the text of the statement: September 2017...
Youth of the world! Join us in a five day volunteering program from the 17th till the 22nd of September 2017 in Madaba, Jordan. We are organizing a program of voluntary activities with the aim of...
On September 2, 2017, Archbishop Pierbattista Pizzaballa, Apostolic Administrator of the Latin Patriarchate of Jerusalem, appointed Fr. Rafiq Nahra new coordinator for Coordination of the Pastoral...
The Franciscan Custody of the Holy Land organized a ceremony marking the Feast of Prophet Moses on Sunday, September 3, by celebrating Mass which was presided over by Latin Patriarchal Vicar for...
On August 29, the Church celebrated the martyrdom of Saint John the Baptist, Patron of Jordan and Madaba, especially revered by the Christians of the country. It is a time to rediscover Machaerus,...
On Saturday evening, September 2, The "Watad" festival, organized by the Bible Society of Jordan, concluded its activities with the participation of a large number of priests and nuns, and people at...
On Saturday, August 26, two Masses were simultaneously celebrated at the Carmelite Sisters in Bethlehem and Nazareth for the feast of Saint Mariam Baouardy, who founded the Carmelite convents in...
A grand festival, titled "Watad" which is organized by the Bible Society of Jordan, opened in Amman today, Saturday, September 2. Heads of the churches and their representatives participated in the...
Within 40 kilometers of Syria near a small bedouin village in Samra, the Dominicans of the Biblical School during their excavations uncovered the remains of Hatita, an ancient Byzantine village of...
The Latin Patriarchate in Jerusalem and the Latin Vicariate in Amman--including its bishops, priests, nuns and believers-- convey good wishes to His Majesty King Abdullah II, to the Jordanian people...
The American University of Madaba signed on Monday, August 28, a memorandum of understanding with the General Secretariat of Christian Educational Institutions in Jordan (GSCEIJ). The agreement was...
Coinciding with the feast marking the martyrdom of St. John the Baptist, patron of Madaba and the Church in Jordan, Bishop Maroun Lahham launched his Arabic-language book titled, "History of the...