» 03/11/2014, 00.00
LEBANON - VATICAN
Cadillac used 50 years ago by Pope Paul VI is offered for Pope Francis' visit to the Holy Land
The car has great symbolic value. Provided by King Hussein of Jordan to Paul VI, the car was later given to the Maronite Patriarch el-Meouchi after the papal pilgrimage. Carefully maintained over the decades, the car is currently undergoing renovation at a specialised car repair shop in Lebanon.
16/06/2016 13:20:00 JORDAN - HOLY LAND
Priest in Amman: My life among Mosul’s refugees
Don Mario Corniole is a Fidei Donum missionary, since 2009 at the service of the Latin Patriarchate of Jerusalem. He speaks of the extraordinary witness of faith of Christian refugees, the challenge is to ensure housing and jobs and help heal psychological damage. Home for disabled children in Bethlehem, place of encounter for Christians and Muslims. The role of women as bridge builders. The vital support of pilgrimages to the Holy Land.
13/05/2014 LEBANON - HOLY LAND
For Mgr Sabbah, Patriarch al-Rahi's presence in the Holy Land will boost Arab Christian identity
The Latin Patriarch Emeritus of Jerusalem backs the Maronite Patriarch's decision to welcome personally Pope Francis. The Maronites in the Holy Land are a minority that refuses to turn inward.
19/01/2008 HOLY LAND
No immersion in the Jordan River for the Orthodox celebration of the Baptism of Jesus
Thousands of faithful who gathered at Qasr el-Yahud were not allowed to dip into the waters of the river. The monastery where they were granted leave to pray has been closed by Israel since the start of the second Intifada.
18/01/2006 JORDAN HOLY LAND
Abdallah of Jordan: Don't empty Jerusalem of its Christian population
24/05/2014 VATICAN - HOLY LAND
Pope in Jordan: let us give up "the claim that weapons can solve problems" in Syria
On the banks of the Jordan River at a meeting with a group of Syrian refugees, Francis calls for a "return to the path of negotiations." And "May God convert the violent and those who have plans for war and strengthen the hearts and minds of the peacemakers and reward them with every blessing."
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