HIS BEATITUDE THE PATRIARCH OF JERUSALEM ADDRESSES THE KING OF JORDAN

The Patriarchate of Jerusalem – 21/12/17 The meeting of the Heads of the Local Churches in the Holy Land took place on Sunday afternoon, December 4/17, 2017, at the Baptism Site of the Lord in the East Bank of the River Jordan, the Pilgrimage Centre of Jordan, at the presence of His Majesty the King of ...

DE- MINING THE BAPTISM SITE WITH THE HALO TRUST

HALO TRUST -Anna Koulouris - July 2016 DONATE NOW Every day of the year, pilgrims from around the world can be seen filling shrines of the Holy Land, stepping in, touching and venerating the sites where Jesus Christ once was physically present. However, at the Baptism Site on the Jordan River, also known as Qaser al Yahud, eight ...

SUPPORT CLEARING LANDMINES AT THE BAPTISM SITE

THE HALO TRUST - July 2016 CLICK HERE TO DONATE KEY FACTS The minefield covers over 55 hectares (136 acres) There are an estimated 3,800 mines to be cleared The clearance will take up to two years It will cost about $4 million Over 300,000 tourists visit the site each year As a result of the conflict, the site of the Baptism of Christ, ...

Patriarch Theophilos III of Jerusalem leads Prayer for peace in Jordan

May 2014 At Bethany beyond Jordan, the place where Christ was baptised by John the Baptist, the church leaders held a Divine Liturgy to pray for peace for the Holy Land and the region. The Jerusalem patriarch Theophilos III delivered an address to the gathering, reiterating the significance of Jordan’s role as a “hub of peace” and a ...

Jordan’s king urges unity to protect Jerusalem holy sites

May 2014 His Majesty King Abdullah on Tuesday stressed Jordan’s determination to protect the Christian presence in the region and Palestinian lands, especially in Jerusalem.The King made the remarks as he received leaders and representatives of Orthodox churches from several world countries at Al Husseiniya Palace in Amman. HRH Prince Ghazi, the King’s Personal Envoy and Religious ...