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His Majesty King Abdullah II, on Tuesday, December 22, congratulated Jordanians from different walks of life on the occasions of Prophet Mohammad’s Birthday and Christmas. In a televised speech on...
The “national unity tree” was lit up on Sunday, December 20, at Our Lady of Lourdes grotto, which is affiliated with the Sacred Heart of Jesus Church in Naour, south of Amman, during a ceremony...
Dawood Dawood had not been able to celebrate Christmas properly in his hometown of Mosul since 2003 because of the instability in Iraq. Dawood said he used to observe only simple, “traditional...
Despite the ever-present threat of violence simmering just below the surface in a land brimming with cultural and religious significance, the mood was nevertheless upbeat in the town of Jesus Christ’...
Following is the English language translation of the Christmas Message 2015 by Latin Patriarchal Vicar for Jordan Archbishop Maroun Lahham titled, "Christmas in the 'Jubilee Year of Mercy' is mercy...
“The people who walked in darkness have seen a great light; upon those who dwelt in the land of gloom a light has shone” (Is. 9,1). We are living at a difficult time when the recurring events of...
Jordan marks this year the 40th anniversary of the unification of the dates of two major Christian holidays, namely Christmas and Easter. As for the mechanism adopted by Jordan, the heads of Churches...
More than a dozen displaced Iraqi families living in Jordan took part in Christmas festivities at a church in Amman on Friday, December 18. Organisers at the Sacred Heart of Jesus Church prayed for...
Pope Francis has given final clearance for Mother Teresa — called “the saint of the gutters” for her work with the poor in India — to become an official saint, a move welcomed by the archbishop of...
Her Royal Highness Princess Rahma Bint El Hassan patronized on Thursday December 17 "a Peace Evening" at the Husun Cultural Center. The event was organized by the Church of the Latin Convent in Husun...
Jordanian Arabic-language daily Al Rai journalist Rania Tadros interviewed His Excellency the Apostolic Nuncio in Amman, Jordan, Archbishop Alberto Ortega Martin on Wednesday, December 16. The...
The Catholic Center for Studies and Media (CCSM), in cooperation with Sanad Society for Thought and the administration of Abdali Boulevard, held a musical concert on Monday, December 14, marking...
On December 16, 2015, Latin Patriarch of Jerusalem His Beatitude Fouad Twal, held his traditional Christmas press conference,following is the full text of his message: Dear Friends, Dear Faithful of...
In this year’s Christmas message, the Patriarch of Jerusalem has invited the Holy Land’s parishes to switch off their Christmas tree lights for five minutes in solidarity with the those who...
Jordan is a unique example of Muslims and Christians living together in peace, Bishop Munib Younan said on Sunday, December 13. Younan, president of the Lutheran World Federation and head of the...
His Beatitude Fouad Twal, Latin Patriarch of Jerusalem, opened the Door of Mercy at the Basilica of Gethsemani on Sunday, December 13. It is on this site of the agony of Jesus, in the garden of...
Jordanian Prime Minister Abdullah Ensour has stressed that faith in Jesus Christ and Christianity is an integral part of the Muslims' faith, noting that King Abdullah II is keen to preserve the...
Latin Patriarch of Jerusalem Fouad Twal opened on Saturday, December 12, the "Jubilee Year of Mercy" at De La Salle College Church in Amman. He presided a Mass in the presence of Latin Patriarchal...
Marking Christmas and New Year celebrations The Catholic Center for Studies and Media Has the pleasure...
The Higher Education Council in the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan held its 38th session on Thursday, December 10, 2015, chaired by Minister of Higher Education Dr. Labib Khadra, and endorsed the...