Holy Lands

  • strict warning: Non-static method view::load() should not be called statically in /home/abounaor/public_html/english/sites/all/modules/views/views.module on line 1113.
  • strict warning: Declaration of views_handler_field::query() should be compatible with views_handler::query($group_by = false) in /home/abounaor/public_html/english/sites/all/modules/views/handlers/views_handler_field.inc on line 0.
  • strict warning: Declaration of content_handler_field::element_type() should be compatible with views_handler_field::element_type($none_supported = false, $default_empty = false, $inline = false) in /home/abounaor/public_html/english/sites/all/modules/cck/includes/views/handlers/content_handler_field.inc on line 0.
  • strict warning: Declaration of views_handler_sort::options_validate() should be compatible with views_handler::options_validate($form, &$form_state) in /home/abounaor/public_html/english/sites/all/modules/views/handlers/views_handler_sort.inc on line 0.
  • strict warning: Declaration of views_handler_sort::options_submit() should be compatible with views_handler::options_submit($form, &$form_state) in /home/abounaor/public_html/english/sites/all/modules/views/handlers/views_handler_sort.inc on line 0.
  • strict warning: Declaration of views_handler_sort::query() should be compatible with views_handler::query($group_by = false) in /home/abounaor/public_html/english/sites/all/modules/views/handlers/views_handler_sort.inc on line 0.
  • strict warning: Declaration of views_handler_filter::options_validate() should be compatible with views_handler::options_validate($form, &$form_state) in /home/abounaor/public_html/english/sites/all/modules/views/handlers/views_handler_filter.inc on line 0.
  • strict warning: Declaration of views_handler_filter::query() should be compatible with views_handler::query($group_by = false) in /home/abounaor/public_html/english/sites/all/modules/views/handlers/views_handler_filter.inc on line 0.
  • strict warning: Declaration of views_handler_area::query() should be compatible with views_handler::query($group_by = false) in /home/abounaor/public_html/english/sites/all/modules/views/handlers/views_handler_area.inc on line 0.
  • strict warning: Declaration of views_handler_area_text::options_submit() should be compatible with views_handler::options_submit($form, &$form_state) in /home/abounaor/public_html/english/sites/all/modules/views/handlers/views_handler_area_text.inc on line 0.
  • strict warning: Declaration of views_plugin_query::options_submit() should be compatible with views_plugin::options_submit($form, &$form_state) in /home/abounaor/public_html/english/sites/all/modules/views/plugins/views_plugin_query.inc on line 0.
  • strict warning: Declaration of views_plugin_style_default::options() should be compatible with views_object::options() in /home/abounaor/public_html/english/sites/all/modules/views/plugins/views_plugin_style_default.inc on line 0.
  • strict warning: Declaration of views_plugin_row::options_validate() should be compatible with views_plugin::options_validate(&$form, &$form_state) in /home/abounaor/public_html/english/sites/all/modules/views/plugins/views_plugin_row.inc on line 0.
  • strict warning: Non-static method view::load() should not be called statically in /home/abounaor/public_html/english/sites/all/modules/views/views.module on line 1113.
  • strict warning: Non-static method view::load() should not be called statically in /home/abounaor/public_html/english/sites/all/modules/views/views.module on line 1113.
  • strict warning: Non-static method view::load() should not be called statically in /home/abounaor/public_html/english/sites/all/modules/views/views.module on line 1113.
  • strict warning: Declaration of views_handler_field_user::init() should be compatible with views_handler_field::init(&$view, $options) in /home/abounaor/public_html/english/sites/all/modules/views/modules/user/views_handler_field_user.inc on line 0.
  • strict warning: Non-static method view::load() should not be called statically in /home/abounaor/public_html/english/sites/all/modules/views/views.module on line 1113.
  • strict warning: Only variables should be passed by reference in /home/abounaor/public_html/english/sites/all/modules/captcha/captcha.inc on line 61.
  • strict warning: Only variables should be passed by reference in /home/abounaor/public_html/english/sites/all/modules/captcha/captcha.inc on line 61.
The Embassy of Palestine held a special celebration at the Vatican Museums on Friday, December 6, under the patronage of Vatican Secretary of State Cardinal Pietro Parolin titled, "The Treasures of...
On Friday, December 6, 2019, Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas awarded a certificate of merit to Monsignor Khaled Akasheh, bureau chief for Islam at the Pontifical Council for Inter-Religious...
On Thursday, December 5, 2019 Caritas Jordan signed educational cooperation agreements with the administration of the Greek Catholic schools in Jordan represented by Archbishop of the Melkite Greek...
Thousands of Palestinians gathered Sunday, December 1, for the lighting of the Christmas tree in the West Bank city of Ramallah, amid colorful festive atmosphere. The ceremony included a firework...
Following is the meditation of Most Rev. Archbishop Pierbattista Pizzaballa, Apostolic Administrator of the Latin Patriarchate of Jerusalem, for the Second Sunday of Advent, Year A, December 8, 2019...
At the beginning of this Christmas time, we read passages from the Gospel that speak of the end of times (Matthew 24; Luke 21; Mark 13), of the end of this world, of the end of history, of the end of...
Bethlehem University held a fundraising gala dinner on Friday, 29 November 2019, which brought together around 200 guests and dignitaries to celebrate the continued success of the University and to...
Marking the UAE’s 48th national day, the UAE embassy in Jordan held a reception on Monday, December 2, which was attended by senior Jordanian officials, members of the diplomatic corps as well as...
On Monday, December 2, Latin Patriarchal Vicar for Jordan Bishop William Shomali celebrated a requiem Mass for late Rosary Sister Octavi who passed away on Sunday, December 1, at St. Mary of Nazareth...
After 1400 years, this year the solemn entrance of the Custos of the Holy Land into the Basilica of the Nativity, on the first Sunday of Advent, took on a new meaning, thanks to the return of a...
Over the weekend, a crowd of faithful celebrated the arrival in Bethlehem of a fragment of the manger in which Jesus was cradled at birth. The relic, from Rome, will be exhibited throughout the...
To begin the Advent Season of 2019 in a special and spiritual way; the Catechetical Office of the Latin Patriarchate of Jerusalem invited Christian teachers in all the Christian Schools for a...
The Christmas season was opened on Saturday, November 30, in the Biblical town of Bethlehem by lighting a huge tree in the Manger Square. The traditional tree-lighting ceremony took place with...
On Saturday, November 30, Director of the Catholic Center for Studies and Media (CCSM) in Jordan Fr. Dr. Rif’at Bader met with Director of the Holy See Press Office Matteo Bruni at his office in the...
On Saturday, November 30, Custos of the Holy Land Fr. Francesco Patton, held the relic of the Holy Crib of the Child Lord Jesus and marched in the Star Street in the Old City of Bethlehem. He...
Dozens of students, faculty, and staff gathered in De La Salle building to celebrate the annual Christmas tree lighting on Thursday, 28 November 2019. Vice Chancellor Brother Peter Bray said that it...
A fragment of wood reputed for being from the manger where Lord Jesus Christ was laid after His humble birth went on display in Jerusalem on Friday, November 29, ahead of its transfer to Bethlehem...
Following is the statement issued by the Assembly of Catholic Ordinaries of the Holy Land: "We just learned of a new act of racist vandalism that was committed at the Palestinian village of Taybeh,...
In the Co-Cathedral of the Latin Patriarchate of Jerusalem there is a perfectly faithful copy of the bronze statue of “St. Peter in Cathedra” housed in the Vatican Basilica, in Rome. A treat for the...
On Sunday, November 24, 2019, on the solemnity of Christ the King, the Eucharist was celebrated in Magdala and the new Guesthouse for pilgrims of the Legionaries of Christ was inaugurated. Cardinal...