Holy Lands

Found in a cave in Jordan and now analysed by scientists using the latest techniques, some people believe this detailed lead portrait of a Nazarene is the actual face of Jesus Christ. It is among...
Delegations of the Holy See’s Commission for Religious Relations with the Jews and the Chief Rabbinate of Israel held meetings in Rome, on November 28-30, 2016 in the presence of Cardinal Turkson,...
The International Catholic Conference of Scouting for the Europe Mediterranean Region was held in Amman from the 24th till the 27th of November at the center Our Lady of Peace, under the theme “...
Since 2014, which marked the beginning of the ISIS, Jordan has become a haven for hundreds of thousands of Iraqi immigrants. The Latin Patriarchate has opened the doors of its parishes, centers, and...
It has been a tradition to celebrate the Feast of the Multiplication of Loaves and Fish every second Saturday of November. The feast was celebrated with great jubilation at the Benedictine Sanctuary...
Grade nine students of the Latin Patriarchate School in Fuhais paid a visit on Thursday, November 24, to Our Lady of Lourdes grotto in Naour. They participated in the Mass presided by parish priest...
For a long time the situation that are experienced by the Christians and the entire population of Syria has been a source of concern. Not long ago, the Friars Minor called on the international...
The Assembly of Catholic Ordinaries of the Holy Land in Jerusalem issued the following statement on November 24, 2016 on the fires raging in the Holy Land: "We have been following, and continue to...
When thread and needle can fill an endless wait. The story of Sally, young Iraqi, a refugee in Jordan and the Rafedìn Project – Made by Iraqi girls. The words to ‘Our Father’, sung in Aramaic, the...
The Bible Society in Jordan organized on Tuesday November 20, the second meeting of various parish priests at the the Rosary Sisters Visitation Home in Amman, on "Citizenship Fostering Religious and...
Iraqi Ambassador to the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan Safia Taleb al-Suhail has patronized the celebration held by the Rosary Sisters College in Misdar, central Amman, marking the United Nations...
EU special envoy for religious freedom Jan Figel told CNA that there is a need to aid countries at the front-lines of conflicts that involve religious persecution and mass refugee displacement. He...
Marking the feast of Saint Marie-Alphonsine Ghattas, founder of the Dominican Sisters of the Most Holy Rosary of Jerusalem (the Rosary Sisters), which coincides on November 19, Patriarch Emeritus...
Following is the meditation of the Most Rev. Pierbattista Pizzaballa for Sunday, November 20, 2016: We have come to the end of the liturgical year, and as usual, we conclude with the celebration of...
It has been a tradition to celebrate the Feast of the Multiplication of Loaves and Fish every second Saturday of November. The feast was celebrated with great jubilation at the Benedictine...
Canadian Ambassador to Jordan Peter McDougall on Tuesday November 15, 2016 inaugurated a new Caritas Jordan center in Mafraq Governorate, northeast Jordan, funded by the Canadian government through...
Apostolic Administrator of the Latin Patriarchate of Jerusalem Archbishop Pierbattista Pizzaballa blessed St. Rachel Center for Children on Thursday, November 10, 2016. The new St. Rachel Center,...
After 10 years of renovations, the Memorial Sanctuary of Moses on Mount Nebo in Jordan has reopened highlighting the importance of sacred art and holy spaces in the preservation of the faith. Mount...
The term “Christian Arab” could be considered an oxymoron to the Western mind wherein the terms seem mutually exclusive. This seeming contradiction is rooted in an ambiguous understanding of what it...
The title of this article is derived from a book issued by Pope Francis which has been translated into Arabic by the Catholic Center for Studies and Media. The book represents a series of meetings...