Holy Lands

A Requiem Mass was said at the Sacred Heart of Jesus Church in Amman on Saturday, November 18, marking the passing away of Knight of the Holy Sepulcher Karam Mseih. The Mass was celebrated by Latin...
The Congregation of the Rosary Sisters in Jordan has marked the anniversary of its founder St. Mary Alfonsine by celebrating Holy Mass at the chapel of the Visitation House. The Mass was presided...
Christian communities of the Middle East and the Greek Orthodox Patriarch of Jerusalem, the oldest religious institution, have been facing serious challenges in recent years, said Patriarch...
On Tuesday November 7, a group of American pilgrims from Boston, Massachusetts, led by Father John Predmore S. J., Chaplain of Boston College High School, arrived in Bethlehem to commence their Holy...
The World Council of Churches (WCC) executive committee has kicked off its meetings in Amman, Jordan, on November, 17 to approve the 2018 plans and budget, prepare for renewal of the WCC strategic...
On Saturday, November 11, 2017, and on the occasion of the Feast of Multiplication of Loaves and Fish, Most Rev. Archbishop Pierbattista Pizzaballa, Apostolic Administrator of the Latin Patriarchate...
Bethlehem Governor Jibren Al Bakri and an accompanying delegation visited the Latin Vicariate in Amman on Thursday, November 16, to convey good wishes to Bishop William Shomali on assuming his post...
The Knight of the Holy Sepulcher, Karam Mseih, has passed away. He is survived by a blessed family and a legacy of good and noble deeds devoted towards the Church and the Jordanian community. The...
Following is the meditation of the Most Rev. Archbishop Pierbattista Pizzaballa for November 19, 2017, the 33rd Sunday of Ordinary Time, Year A: The Gospels we have heard on recent Sundays,...
In the framework of Caritas Jordan winterization campaign and in cooperation with Safout Women’s Charity Society, a Caritas team distributed humanitarian aid to a number of Jordanian families and...
The sessions of Migramed (Migrants in the Middle East Sea Basin) conference kicked off this year in Jordan, at the Dead Sea region, on Wednesday November 15. The conference, organized by Caritas...
The three Evangelical church councils of Jordan, the Holy Land and Galilee on Tuesday, November 14, signed an agreement to unite under the Union of the Synagogues of the Evangelical Churches in...
In a moving ceremony held at the Free Evangelical Church in Amman’s Khalda neighbourhood on November 14, members of evangelical churches in Palestine and Jordan announced the creation of a unified...
Caritas Jordan has hosted 22 youths from an Italian group of young people called “Non Dalla Guerra” (No for War). Delegations of Italian youths have been coming to Jordan for three consecutive years...
Franciscan Father Francesco Patton, custos of the Holy Land says he sees unity and harmony among Christians, Muslims and Jews in the Holy Land. While some would prefer to reduce the role of religion...
His Majesty King Abdullah on Sunday, November 12, opened the Parliament's second ordinary session, where he delivered the Speech from the Throne. In the speech, His Majesty started with commending...
The Catholic Center for Studies and Media (CCSM), in cooperation with Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung in Jordan, resumed on Saturday, November 11, the workshops which are designed to train and educate...
Latin Patriarchal Vicar for Jordan Bishop William Shomali, on Saturday November 11, visited the Bible Society of Jordan in Amman. The visit enabled him to discuss means to enhance partnership and...
The Yasser Arafat Foundation marked on Friday November 10, the 13th anniversary of the martyrdom of former Palestinian President Yasser Arafat at the Ramallah Palace of Culture during which Patriarch...
On Saturday, November 5, 2017, the Order of the Blessed Virgin Mary of Mount Carmel celebrated the 125th anniversary of the foundation of Our Lady of Mount Carmel during a Mass presided by Archbishop...