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Latest News – Holy Land News 2017-02-17T14:17:42+00:00

Deputy Prime Minister Muasher discusses with bishop of Lourdes Brouwet current affairs.

Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of State Dr. Rajai Muasher met Wednesday, September 19, at the Prime Ministry with Bishop of Tarbes and Lourdes in southwestern France Monsignor Nicolas Brouwet and the accompanying delegation currently on a visit to Jordan. During the meeting, attended by Minister of Tourism and Antiquities Lina Annab and Secretary General of the Ministry Issa Gammoh,

September 20th, 2018|

Bishop Brouwet arrives in Jordan, meets will Latin Patriarchate priests.

Bishop of Tarbes and Lourdes Monsignor Nicolas Brouwet arrived at Queen Alia International Airport in Amman on Monday, September 17, on a five-day official visit at the invitation of the Jordanian Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities in cooperation with the Catholic Center for Studies and Media (CCSM) and Our Lady of Lourdes Grotto in Naour. Bishop Brouwet and the accompanying

September 19th, 2018|

Shaded sports and recreational area project completed in Latin Patriarchate School in Gaza.

GAZA – It is the last project of El-Zaitoun Latin Compound Master Plan to be completed. The new shaded sports and recreational area will allow students to play and spend quality time in a safe space. Since 2014, many rehabilitation projects have been launched at El-Zaitoun Compound to repair the damages and destruction caused by the last war in Gaza.

September 19th, 2018|

Syria’s Christian city: Seven years under fire at the Idlib frontline

Looming conflict 10km away is nothing new for Mhardeh where life continues and volunteer soldiers are ready to join war's last major battle. MHARDEH, Syria - Each night, the streets of the Christian town of Mhardeh teem with life. Young people in trendy attire drink beer and smoke Shisha pipes, shyly eyeing up attractive passersby and posing for group selfies, while

September 18th, 2018|

Summer Camps in Holy Family Parish in Gaza: escaping tensions of daily life

GAZA – Summer vacations are considered to be the time that students spend to relax and decompress without any study pressure. But it can also be a time of personal growth and development if used wisely. Many families around the world choose different destinations to spend the hot summer days in; going to the beach, visiting extended families, or spending time reading under

September 18th, 2018|

Bishop of Lourdes to pay a historic visit to Jordan.

Bishop of Lourdes Monsignor Nicolas Brouwet is scheduled to pay a historic visit to Jordan on September 17-22, 2018. During the visit, he is scheduled to meet with the French ambassador to Jordan, Latin Patriarchal Vicar for Jordan Bishop William Shomali and Latin Patriarchate of Jerusalem priests in their monthly retreat as well as with religious men and women in

September 14th, 2018|

Caritas Jordan launches Youth Voluntary Camp in Madaba.

Caritas Jordan has launched a voluntary youth camp, organized in cooperation with Caritas Treviso in Madaba, with the participation of 13 youths from Italy. The September 9-21 youth camp will be implementing activities to serve the local community and support Caritas Centers’ work. The program of the camp entails a number of communal activities, such as environmental field visits, with

September 14th, 2018|

Bishop Munib Younan receives ‘the Building Bridges of Understanding Award’.

Bishop Dr. Munib Younan, bishop emeritus of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Jordan and the Holy Land has received the 2018 Building Bridges of Understanding Award. On September 12, 2018 at Georgetown University in Washington, D.C., Bishop Emeritus Dr. Younan accepted the award given to individuals who have demonstrated outstanding acts of fostering understanding between faith communities. Building Bridges of

September 14th, 2018|

Syriac Patriarch celebrates restored cathedral: ‘Our people have overcome’.

The Syriac Catholic Patriarch rededicated the cathedral in Aleppo In war-torn Aleppo, Syria, the Syriac Catholic patriarch proclaimed that “the will of life has overcome death; hope and security have overcome despair and chaos. Our people have overcome.” Celebrating Mass on September 9 at the inauguration and rededication of the restored Our Lady of the Assumption Syriac Catholic Cathedral, Patriarch

September 13th, 2018|