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A U.S. religious scholar and reverend said on Sunday that Jordan’s recent discovery of the baptism site used by Jesus Christ is "the greatest" archaeological landmark of Christian history. Reverend Robert Schuller of the Crystal Cathedral in the United States, also pledged to promote the site to...
A committee reviewing a special edition of the Holy Qur’an printed to commemorate the late King Hussein has concluded primary examination of the copy, officials said on Friday [July 16, 1999]. However, the 10-member committee, set up by the Ministry of Awqaf and Islamic Affairs in May, said more...
’Jordan was well represented at this stunning and moving event. King Abdullah recited from the Holy Koran, and Crown Prince Hamzeh read the English translation. The Duke of Kent, whom I had last seen in Jordan in 1996, read a passage from the Bible. The address - a warm tribute to the late King -...
Pope John Paul II said in a letter on Wednesday he intended to make a major pilgrimage to the Holy Land, starting from Jordan, to mark the Great Jubilee of the year 2000.
More than pride, more than honesty, more than anything a man might do, female chastity is seen in the Arab world as an indelible line, the boundary between respect and shame. An unchaste woman, it is sometimes said, is worse than a murderer, affecting not just one victim, but her family and her...
Since he narrowly escaped an assassination attempt by the Israeli intelligence service, the Mossad, in September 1997, the Amman-based chief of Hamas’ political bureau, Khalid Misha’al, has been living under tight security. Misha’al knows all too well that he is still likely to be targeted by the...
Also Christians in Jordan grieved at the death of King Hussein.
The Arab Orthodox Churches of Palestine have called on Arab nationalist groups to protect their land which is being sold to the Israelis by the Greek Orthodox Patriarch Zeoudorous.

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