Holy Lands

Latin Patriarchal Vicar for Jordan Archbishop Maroun Lahham has delivered a lecture titled, "The Position of the Church Towards the Current Situation," at the Church of the Latin Sacred Heart in Tla...
On Wednesday, October 8, Latin Patriarch of Jerusalem Fouad Twal spoke at the Synod on the Family held in Rome. He summarized the main challenges of families of the Holy Land, in order to generate...
His Majesty King Abdullah on Tuesday, October 14, said that coexistence and fraternity among Muslims and Christians living in Jordan stand as a distinct model in the Middle East. He made his remarks...
After having taken part in the functions of the Synod of the Bishops on the Family 2014 held in the Vatican, Chaldean Catholic Patriarch of Baghdad Louis Raphael I Sako, presided over a Mass at St....
Dutch ambassador to Jordan Paul van den Ijssel has visited the Latin Church in Naour to get acquainted with the conditions of the displaced Christians at the housing center recently set up by the...
Jordanian Minister of Social Development Reem Abu Hassan visited the Mar Elias Church for Roman Catholics in Marj Al Hamam, Amman, on Saturday, October 11, to get acquainted with the situation of the...
Palestinian Christian leaders issued a statement on OCtober 10 calling on Europe to recognize the State of Palestine. Following is the text of the statement: In a Middle East region that continues...
Thanks to a new partnership with abouna.org, some of our articles will now be available in a language which is spoken in 21 countries. Vatican Insider, the trilingual religious news website which...
Isaiah 25:6-10; Psalm 23; Philippians 4:12-14, 19-20; Matthew 22:1-14 For the third week in a row, we hear a story about ways in which we say “no” to God without even uttering the word. Today, God as...
In partnership with the "abouna.org site”, which is affiliated with the Catholic Centre for Studies and Media in Jordan, the “Vatican Insider” site has launched its new Arabic language page with the...
“Humanity died in Iraq,” said Jassam Hanna, a Christian Iraqi refugee who arrived in the Kingdom with his family and more than 100 others last month. The 33-year-old Hanna was speaking during an...
The feast of St. Francis was celebrated in an unusual way in Jerusalem on October 3-5. The Catholic celebrations began on Friday, October 3, with First Vespers and the traditional Rite of “Transitus...
The feast of St. Francis was celebrated in an unusual way in Jerusalem on October 3-5. The Catholic celebrations began on Friday, October 3, with First Vespers and the traditional Rite of “Transitus...
The feast of St. Francis was celebrated in an unusual way in Jerusalem on October 3-5. The Catholic celebrations began on Friday, October 3, with First Vespers and the traditional Rite of “Transitus...
The feast of St. Francis was celebrated in an unusual way in Jerusalem on October 3-5. The Catholic celebrations began on Friday, October 3, with First Vespers and the traditional Rite of “Transitus...
The feast of St. Francis was celebrated in an unusual way in Jerusalem on October 3-5. The Catholic celebrations began on Friday, October 3, with First Vespers and the traditional Rite of “...
The Holy See’s top diplomat to Jordan and Iraq says education, stopping the flow of weapons into the region, and preventing the illegal sale of oil must become priorities for the international...
The Catholic Center for Studies and Media (CCSM) and the Royal Institute of Inter-Faith Studies (RIIFS), in cooperation with Caritas Jordan and Our Lady of Peace Center, organized a day of solidarity...
It is a challenge not to read these texts in light of the current situation of the Middle East. In the first reading, Isaiah begins with a beautiful song about his friend who is in an idyllic setting...
Involving the younger generation in intensive and well-designed programmes is a key element in fighting extremism and will be the future focus of the Royal Institute for Inter-Faith Studies (RIIFS),...