Holy Lands

His Majesty King Abdullah, accompanied by HRH Crown Prince Hussein, on Monday attended a celebration in Madaba Governorate held by the Christian community in Jordan on the occasion of Christmas and...
The Latin Patriarch of Jerusalem, Fouad Twal, celebrated Christmas midnight mass in Bethlehem, at the Basilica of the Nativity. In his homily, Patriarch Twal recalled the many crises and conflicts...
“In Him was life, and the life was the light of all people. The light shines in the darkness, and the darkness has not overcome it.” (John 1. 4,5) We, the Patriarchs and Heads of Churches in...
The Latin Patriarch of Jerusalem, His Beatitude Fouad Twal delivered his Christmas message at a press conference held on December 19, 2013 at the Latin Patriarchate of Jerusalem.   Following is...
A senior Vatican source reported that Pope Francis will visit Jordan during a trip to the Holy Land in 2014.“During his (August) visit to the Vatican, King Abdullah II invited His Holiness to...
BETHLEHEM – Bulldozers of the Jerusalem Municipality, accompanied by Israeli Security forces, have demolished the property on the Jerusalem-Hebron road, near the northern checkpoint number 300...
Bethlehem (Abouna) —The Church of the Nativity, the birth place of Lord Jesus Christ, in Bethlehem, will witness the first restoration work in centuries. The Palestinian government has decided...
There are 4.5 million Arabs in the United States, seven million Muslims in the United States, and more than 250 million Christians in the United States. Of the 4.5 million American Arabs, more than...
The unexpected discovery in 1993 of 152 carbonised papyrus scrolls hidden within a church in the ancient city of Petra provided archaeologists with remarkable insight into the Byzantine era in the...
Religious verses chosen from the Christian, Jewish and Muslim sacred texts symbolizing the yearning for peace will be read after prayers by the faith leaders and a joint call for peace will be issued...