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The Liturgical Commission of the Latin Patriarchate of Jerusalem published this summer a new edition of a Manual of Latin Rite Liturgical Hymns in Arabic. The book is now in use among many Arab-...
Latin Patriarch of Jerusalem Fouad Twal arrived on Wednesday, November 12, in Venice on a four-day visit following an official invitation. The visit will be an occasion to discuss in depth the...
Pope Francis has announced that 2015 will be a year dedicated to the promotion of consecrated life. He made the announcement on Tuesday, November 11, in an address to the heads of men’s religious...
A delegation of the heads of churches in Jerusalem arrived at Al-Haram Asharif compound, on Monday, November 10, 2014, in a solidarity visit for peace and reconciliation. Following the visit, a joint...
A Catholic Bishop in Jerusalem has thanked pilgrims from Catholic charity Aid to the Church in Need for going ahead with the trip in spite of increased tension in the Holy Land. Auxiliary Bishop...
Patriarchs and heads of Churches in Jerusalem issued a statement on November 6, 2014 in which they expressed their concern about the outbreak of violence and the rapid deterioration of the situation...
Fr. Rif’at Bader, director of the Catholic Center for Studies and Media (CCSM) in Amman, has said that His Majesty King Abdullah II Ibn Al Hussein’s Speech from the Throne brought to the light...
The last thing Abu Sabah ever pictured in his life was being homeless and living in a tent in a park somewhere. But that is exactly what he and his family are experiencing in this Christian enclave...
Rome Leaders of Christian Churches in Jerusalem are watching with great concern as the events currently taking place in the Esplanade of the Mosques unfold. And they are calling all parties to...
The Catholic Church in the Holy Land is preparing for the upcoming canonization of two Blessed: Blessed Mariam Bawardi, known as Mary of Jesus Crucified, and Blessed Maria Alphonsina Ghattas. On the...
At Mass in Casa Santa Marta on Tuesday morning Pope Francis noted that deep down people are afraid of God’s gratuity, we find excuses not to go to Him and end up thinking the world revolves around us...
Latin Patriarch of Jerusalem Fouad Twal visited, on November 3, the Catholic Church in Naour and met with the displaced Iraqis who live in the church halls. He also met with the parish priest Fr. Rif...
Latin Patriarch of Jerusalem Fouad Twal, visited Gaza on Monday, November 3, to get acquainted with the humanitarian situation in the Gaza Strip in the wake of the latest war. He was accompanied by...
Marking the Feast of All Saints Saturday with the traditional recitation of the mid-day Angelus with pilgrims in St. Peter’s Square, on Saturday November 1, Pope Francis’ thoughts turned to the Holy...
In the wake of the state of instability and clashes that took place recently in Jerusalem, a press release was issued and signed by Latin Patriarch of Jerusalem Fouad Twal on October 31, 2014 calling...
Latin Patriarch of Jerusalem Fouad Twal, paid a visit on Saturday, November 1, to the Latin Sacred Heart of Jesus parish in Naour township, which is due to last two days. Upon arrival, he was...
Deputizing for His Majesty King Abdullah II, Secretary General of the Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities Issa Gammoh inaugurated on Friday, October 31, inaugurated the Armenian Orthodox St. Garabed...
His Majesty King Abdullah on Wednesday, October 29, received Armenia’s President Serzh Sargsyan who arrived on an official visit to the Kingdom earlier in the day, the first by an Armenian president...
Catholics from all over the diocese went to Deir Rafat on Sunday, October 26, 2014, marking the feast of Our Lady of Palestine. Under the sun, in a peaceful Sunday atmosphere, in the midst of...