Pontifical Mission at 50: Amman
prepared by CNEWA staff
photographs: courtesy CNEWA-PMP, Amman
(From Catholic Near East January – February 2000)
Jordanians assemble in Amman to recognize the achievements of this unique papal agency.
news from ONE Magazine (22 May 2007)
Prince El Hassan bin Talal of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan recognized the Amman staff of our Pontifical Mission for their efforts in fostering interreligious dialogue at a ceremony on 27 February.
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A Renewed Commitment
Ra'ed Bahou describes the Mass celebrated in Amman last Sunday in honor of the Teresian Association's centennial.
Journey to the Holy Land: Blessings From Bedouin Jordan
Msgr. Kozar reports on the further developments of his pastoral visit to the Middle East: The Italian Hospital and Immaculate Conception Melkite Greek Catholic Church.
Journey to the Holy Land: Jordan, the Real Deal
Msgr. Kozar reports on the further developments of his pastoral visit to the Middle East: Mt Nebo, Madaba, and more!
Picture of the Day: Jordan's Bishop Retires
Bishop Selim Sayegh meets with students at the Our Lady of Peace Center, a school for the developmentally disabled set up by the Latin Vicariate in Amman, Jordan. (photo: Nicholas Seeley)
Picture of the Day: Keeping Faith Far From Home
Filipino domestic workers fervently and joyfully sing choir songs, as they crowd into the tiny shelter to partake in mass with Father Kevin O’Connell at English-speaking Sacred Heart Latin Catholic Church in Amman, Jordan. (photo: Tanya Habjouqa)
Picture of the Day: A Special Girl
A photo of Sally, a young Iraqi Christian in Jordan, taken in April 2010. (photo: Gabriel Delmonaco)
Beth Clausnitzer considers the role of laywomen in CNEWA's mission.
Picture of the Day: "Music is the Harmony of Differences"
Bedouin men perform at a restaurant in Amman, Jordan. (photo: Greg Tarczynksi)
Picture of the Day: Joy in Jordan
Msgr. John Kozar captured a lovely moment at Our Lady of Peace Center outside Amman, Jordan, just before Christmas.
The Life of a Parish Priest in Jordan
Father Mansour Mattosha is the only priest in his Syriac Catholic parish. (photo: Cory Eldridge)
Picture of the Day: Friendship
Jordanian boys catch their breath during playtime at Our Lady of Peace Center in Jordan. (photo: Bill Lyons)
Picture of the Day: Splash of Faith, Far from Home
Father Kevin O’Connell baptizes a child at Sacred Heart Church in Amman. (photo: Tanya Habjouqa)
(From CNEWA Connections February 2012)