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On the day following the stoning of the St. Theresa of Child Jesus Roman Catholic Church in Zarqa, the first Mass was celebrated in Marj Al Hamam, Amman, at the new Latin Patriarchate Church whose...
It is neither strange nor unusual to see Jordanian Ramadan banquets in Christian homes, in churches or rather in their affiliated schools. This is not a message intended to be conveyed to Jordanians...
The Catholic Center for Studies and Media (CCSM) has reacted to the cowardly act committed against the Jordan Armed Forces in the Rakban area, northern Jordan, on Tuesday, June 21. Following is the...
Members of the parish choirs in the districts of Jerusalem, Bethlehem, Ramallah and Nablus, met in Taybeh for a special day dedicated to the sacred song. In each of the parishes of Holy Land, the...
The Catholic Center for Studies and Media (CCSM) stated, on Saturday, June 18, that with the elapse of the first half of the holy month of Ramadan and the approaching celebrations marking Eid al-...
Latin Patriarch of Jerusalem Fouad Twal has thanked God on the 50th anniversary of his ordination to the priesthood during which he served the people and the Church. This was reported during a solemn...
The Catholic Center for Studies and Media (CCSM) held an iftar banquet on Friday, June 17, at the Latin Patriarchate School in Naour for its Syrian students and their relatives in cooperation with...
In 1999, Her Majesty Queen Rania Al Abdullah launched an initiative titled, "Together, Towards a Safe schooling Environment," which aimed at "defusing violence" in schools. This initiative came on...
Graffiti painted along the Separation Wall, charged with political and social messages, have always been a form of protest against Israel’s unjust measures. Near the Emmanuel Monastery in Bethlehem,...
US Ambassador to Jordan Alice Wells visited the Catholic Center for Studies and Media (CCSM) in Amman on Wednesday, June 15, 2016, and was received by CCSM Director Fr. Rif’at Bader and the CCSM...
The mother superior general of the Sisters of Nazareth, Sr Cecile Van Robais, met His Beatitude Patriarch Fouad Twal on Wednesday 15 June 2016,to sign an agreement by which the community would hand...
Christians planning on making a Holy Land pilgrimage — for many, a once-in-a-lifetime journey — may want to wait until Easter 2017, when the scaffolding used to restore the ancient Church of the...
Her Majesty Queen Rania Al Abdullah on Tuesday, June 14, got acquainted with programmes run by Caritas Jordan in Jabal Al Weibdeh, including its community center and the Restaurant of Mercy, which...
Bishop Shomali presided at a Mass in St. Anne’s Basilica in Jerusalem, on Sunday, June 12, 2016, during which fourteen future missionaries, eleven Salesians and three of the White Fathers’ community...
Custos of the Holy Land Fr. Francesco Patton made his solemn entry into Jaffa on Saturday, June 11, to mark the celebration of Saint Anthony of Padua. The procession started from St. Peter's Church...
A new priest, Fr. Matheus Brum Maciel, was ordained on Sunday, June 5,for the Latin Patriarchate in the Seminary of Domus Galilaeae. Patriarchal Vicar in Jerusalem Bishop Shomali presided over the...
A young restoration technician was slowly passing a thermographic camera over the smooth plaster walls of the Church of the Nativity, the traditional birthplace of Jesus Christ, when she spotted an...
Fr. Francesco Patton, the Father Custos, made his solemn entry into Bethlehem on Thursday, June 9. After the first exchange of vows in the presence of Br. Feras Hijazin, the pastor of Jerusalem, the...
Iraqi refugee women who fled Islamic State group violence in their homeland have appealed to Pope Francis for help, sending a hand-sewn chasuble and imploring him to pray for them and for peace in...
The Churches in Jordan issued a statement on June 8, 2016 condemning “the heinous crime which claimed the lives of five employees of the General Intelligence Department” in Baq’a. The statement...