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Bulldozers in action in Beit Jala, in the area at the center of a 9-year legal battle between the Israeli army and 58 Palestinian Christian families The bulldozers have arrived to demolish the first...
I believe that people today need a role model to encourage and influence their lives positively, thus they are advised to choose theirs wisely. A correct role model will change your life, inspire,...
On August 18, 2015 kidnapped Metropolitan Mor Gregorios Yohanna Ibrahim’s of the Syriac Orthodox Church of Antioch and All East celebrates his 66th birthday. Metropolitan Yuhanon was born on 18-08-...
The parishioners of the Sacred Heart of Jesus Church in Naour marked the Assumption on Saturday, August 15, by celebrating Mass which was presided over by Fr. Bashir Bader, assisted by parish priest...
The Virgin of Nazareth Youth marked their 25th anniversary on Friday, August 14, in the presence of Latin Patriarchal Vicar for Jordan Archbishop Maroun Lahham, a number of priests, deacons, and the...
When 15-year-old Sara left Mosul with her family in August 2014 to escape the control of Daesh terror group, she did not take her schoolbooks along, thinking she would be returning soon. Almost a...
Latin Patriarch of Jerusalem Fouad Twal has addressed the bishops, priests, nuns and the lay faithful urging them to mark the "World Day of Prayer for the Care of Creation" on September 1, and asking...
The Vicariate of St. James celebrates 60 years in Jerusalem. And in a pastoral letter the Vicar Father David indicates today's challenges for this community. 2015 is a year of significant...
Legal action against hate speech involving Bentzi Gopstein who stated in a public debate that “idolatrous places must be destroyed”. A complaint for hate speech against Rabbi Bentzi Gopstein, leader...
US Ambassador in Amman Alice Wells toured Irbid Governorate, northern Jordan, on Wednesday August 12, during which she paid a visit to Latin Patriarchate parishioners and Caritas offices at Husun...
One year after their forced displacement, the Christians of Iraq residing in various parts of Jordan converged to reminisce about their exodus from their townships, as they left behind everything...
Iraqi Christians who were forced to leave their country marked a year in Jordan away from their homes in an ecumenical prayer on Saturdaym August . “Life is hard on us. It has been like that ever...
Together with many Bishops conferences in all the world we support the Cremisan (Bethlehem) cause: this cause is also very much valued and appreciated by the Catholics Bishops of the Holy Land. In...
The Catholic Center for Studies and Media has issued a report which recommends that the school curricula of the Jordanian Ministry of Education be updated. The study states that these curricula...
A year after tens of thousands of Christian Iraqis fled communities overtaken by Islamic State militants, their lives are on hold in exile. They won't go back to Iraq, saying it's not safe for...
The Assembly of Catholic Ordinaries of the Holy Land (AOCHL) on Friday August 7 filed a complaint against Israeli Rabbi Bentzi Gopstein and the Lehava movement, following remarks the remarks he had...
Archbishop Maroun Lahham, the Latin Patriarch of Jerusalem’s vicar for Jordan, has told an Italian television station that “the international community is absolutely inert, absent, or rather a silent...
Secretary General of the Italian Bishops’ Conference Archbishop Nunzio Galantino paid a brief visit on Saturday, August 8, to several Caritas Jordan centers in Amman. Accompanied by Caritas Jordan...
Latin Patriarchal vicar for Jordan Archbishop Maroun Lahham has said that the international community's policy either serves as a silent partner or is incapacitated in toto in view of the persecution...
Letter to the Auxiliary Bishop of Jerusalem and Patriarchal Vicar in Jordan, Maroun Lahham, during a visit by Galantino to the refugee camps. Christians “are the martyrs of today, humiliated and...