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Syrian refugees, all Muslims, graduate from Caritas-run schools in Jordan

Catholic News Service NAOUR, Jordan — Exuberant Syrian refugee children sang, danced and played with colorful clowns as they celebrated graduation at their Caritas-sponsored school...

Bishops visiting Holy Land urge peace efforts to help ‘forgotten’ Christians

Catholic News Service AMMAN, Jordan — With crises in Syria and Iraq deepening, Catholic bishops on a solidarity visit with the “forgotten” Christians of the...

Church leaders lodge complaint to Israelis about rabbi’s arson remarks

  Catholic News Service   AMMAN, Jordan -- The Assembly of the Catholic Ordinaries of the Holy Land filed an official complaint to Israeli police against the...

Politician calls for coalition airstrikes to help Syrian Christians

Catholic News Service AMMAN, Jordan — A prominent Syrian Christian political leader has called for U.S.-led coalition forces to use airstrikes to aid fellow Christian...

Jerusalem’s patriarch hopes pope’s Holy Land visit is ‘cry for peace’

AMMAN, Jordan — Latin Patriarch Fouad Twal of Jerusalem welcomed the announcement of Pope Francis’ May visit to the Holy Land and said he...

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