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Director of the Catholic Center for Studies and Media Fr. Rif’at Bader delivered a keynote speech on Wednesday, February 17, at the “Spiritual and Intellectual Safety in the Light of Religious...
The Commission for Justice and Peace met in its ordinary meeting on February 3, 2016, in Jerusalem, and reflected on the present political situation. It reflected on the human and ethical aspects,...
It was reported on Tuesday, February 16, that the team of Palestinian and international experts are leading the biggest restoration the historical church has received in close to 600 years. The...
Since the inauguration of the grotto of Our Lady of Lourdes in Naour, Jordan, in May 2015, the parish of the Latin Sacred Heart of Jesus celebrated for the first time on February 11 the Feast of Our...
Six years after the United Nation’s adoption of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan’s proposal to mark a week of harmony among religions (on the first week of February), I believe it is incumbent to...
The Prefect of the Congregation for Eastern Churches, Cardinal Leonardo Sandri, has sent a letter to the bishops of the world, appealing to them for aid to the Church in the Holy Land. Dated Ash...
Pope Francis’ Special Envoy, Archbishop Zygmunt Zimowski, celebrated Mass on Thursday in the town of Nazareth in the Holy Land to mark the Church’s World Day of the Sick. The Mass took place in...
Latin Patriarchal Vicar for Jordan Archbishop Maroun Lahham celebrated Mass in Amman on Sunday, February 7, marking the conclusion of the consecrated year in Jordan. Calling on the consecrated to...
Christian and Muslim religious leaders on Saturday, February 6, stressed the role of the media in spreading a culture of tolerance, respecting the "other", and human dignity. At a panel discussion...
Latin Patriarch of Jerusalem Fouad Twal celebrated Mass on Sunday, February 7, at the Church of All Nations, the Gethsemane, in Jerusalem, marking the conclusion of the Year of the Consecrated Life....
This year was proclaimed by Pope Francis as the year of mercy. Can mercy enter our holy land this year? The mercy of God has filled the land through history. Here, in our land, God showed His mercy...
Minister of Awqaf and Islamic Affairs Dr. Hayel Abdul Hafiz Dawoud patronized on Saturday February 6 a panel discussion titled, "The Role of Media in Promoting Harmony and Enhancing Human Dignity";...
His Majesty King Abdullah II delivered a speech on Thursday, February 4, at the opening of "Supporting Syria and the Region Conference" in London which was attended by a number of world leaders and...
President of the American University of Madaba (AUM) Dr. Karim Numyar on Wednesday February 3, 2016 received Fr. Imad Twal, Fr. Faysal Hijazin, Fr. Ashraf Nimri, and Fr. Majdi Syriani at the AUM...
Latin Patriarch of Jerusalem Fouad Twal met on Thursday, September 4, with Palestinian Prime Minister Dr. Rami Hamdallah in his office in Ramallah. An official source reported that the meeting was...
The Supreme Court of Israel has dismisses latest petitions in the Cremisan Case. The Society of St. Yves issued the following statement regarding the Israeli measure: The Supreme Court of Israel...
Marking the Feast of the Beatitudes, Latin Patriarch of Jerusalem Fouad Twal celebrated Mass on Monday February 1 at the Mount of Beatitudes in Tiberias. The Mass was co-celebrated by Latin...
Latin Patriarch Emeritus of Jerusalem Michel Sabbah has daily inspirational thoughts on issues relevant to Christian faith and life.Following are some of his inspirational thoughts: Last week, we...
The Week of Unity coincided this year with the Year of Mercy, thus we can rename it as "the Week of Merciful Unity "or "the Mercy Leading to Unity". At the Jordanian level, the Catholic Center for...
The Catholic Center for Studies and Media (CCSM), in cooperation with Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung held on Saturday January 30, 2016 a seminar titled, "Environment: The Common Home of Humanity". The...