Holy Lands

With the celebration of Ash Wednesday, Lent began in Jerusalem. As has been tradition for centuries, the prayers that highlight the Sundays during this time of preparation for Easter have also begun...
On the other side of the Jordan River, less than 50 kilometers from Jerusalem, the East Bank reveals holy sites less touristic but equally fascinating. Overlooking the “Promised Land,” Mount Nebo is...
The unilateral decision of the US Administration to recognize Jerusalem as the exclusive capital of Israel "is undermining the possibility of having positive results concerning peace negotiations"...
The Church leaders in Jerusalem have made a formal request to municipality of Jerusalem to withdraw their statement of imposing municipal taxes on Church properties. A statement released on Wednesday...
Caritas Jordan hosts a training course on communication and media with the participation of communication and media officials from several Caritas branches in the Middle East and North African on...
His Majesty King Abdullah started his visit to Moscow on Thursday, February 15, by meeting with Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia at the Cathedral of Christ the Saviour, and with Russia...
Established in 2004, Our Lady of Peace Center accompanies and cares for more than 200 people with disabilities, without cost, every year. On the initiative of the Bishop Salim Sayegh, then Latin...
Following is the meditation of the Most Rev. Archbishop Pierbattista Pizzaballa, Apostolic Administrator of the Latin Patriarchate of Jerusalem, for the First Sunday of Lent, Year B, February 18,...
“A Church on the Move” by Joe Parrocki underlines 52 ways to get mission and mercy in motion for building better relationships in and with the Church in the 21st century. The parish of today seeks...
“Every time I wake up in the morning is... can I make today a better day for my people,” His Majesty King Abdullah said in an interview with the Russian TASS News Agency released on Tuesday, February...
Most Rev. Archbishop Pierbattista Pizzaballa, Apostolic Administrator of the Latin Patriarchate of Jerusalem, has begun visits to the parishes of the diocese at the beginning of the winter and will...
Most Rev. Archbishop Pierbattista Pizzaballa, Apostolic Administrator of the Latin Patriarchate of Jerusalem, celebrated Mass at the Sacred Heart of Jesus Church in Naour, southwest of Amman, on...
Forcibly displaced Iraqis have made donations to renovate and uplift the hall at the Sacred Heart of Jesus Church in Naour township, southwest of Amman, where they had stayed while they were in...
On the threshold of Lent, I light my candle, and address You, O Lord Jesus Christ, I ask You to give me a helping hand at this time, when disavowal of love and complacency has climaxed, O Lord Jesus...
His Majesty King Abdullah has reaffirmed Jordan's commitment to its historical role in safeguarding Jerusalem's Islamic and Christian holy sites, in line with the Hashemite custodianship, noting the...
Most Rev. Archbishop Pierbattista Pizzaballa, Apostolic Administrator of the Latin Patriarchate of Jerusalem, is due to visit the Sacred Heart of Jesus Church in Naour on Sunday, February 11, 2018...
The Synod of the Melkite Roman Catholics elected on Friday, February 9, Bishop Yasser Ayyash as the patriarchal vicar for the Melkite Catholic Church in Jerusalem. The Synod was opened in Rabwa on...
Very close to Madaba, the road winds between arid hills to give way to a green setting: Maïn. This small town known for its hot springs, is also home to the Little Family of the Annunciation, an...
“Mariam preached and wrote about humility. She who was a humble servant, became the great Saint that all people can now venerate,” said Bishop William Shomali, speaking of Saint Mariam Baouardy in a...
Based on a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) signed earlier in 2017 between AUM and Spark, and following up with the several joint-activities during the Fall semester of AY 2017-18. A team from...