3 02, 2023

The Arab Anglican Episcopal Church celebrates its annual pilgrimage to the Baptismal Site.

2023-02-06T09:25:01+02:00February 3rd, 2023|Diocesan|

Arabic Article Follows Amidst a prayerful atmosphere, His Grace Archbishop Hosam Naoum, the Anglican Archbishop in Jerusalem, presided over the Solemn Eucharist at the Baptismal Site on the banks of the Jordan River, during the annual pilgrimage of the Arab Anglican Episcopal Church, on Friday, February 3rd, 2023. The Diocesan clergy in Jordan, their wives, and hundreds of parishioners from all around the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan attended the service. Archbishop Naoum welcomed all in attendance and congratulated them on their Pilgrimage to the place where Jesus Christ was baptised. During the service, the congregation renewed their Baptismal Vows, and [...]

30 01, 2023

St. Paul’s Church in Shefa-Amr marks the beginning of its celebrations for its 150th anniversary in the presence of Archbishop Hosam Naoum.

2023-01-31T10:45:01+02:00January 30th, 2023|Diocesan, Parishes|

Arabic Article Follows In an atmosphere filled with joy and faith, Bishop Hosam Naoum, the Anglican Archbishop in Jerusalem, presided over the Eucharist at his home parish, St. Paul Anglican Church, in Shefa-Amr celebrating the Feast of the Conversion of St. Paul, and marking the beginning of the year of Jubilee, marking the 150th anniversary of the dedication of the Church, on Saturday Evening January 28th, 2023. He was assisted by Rev’d Canon Fuad Dagher, the Vicar of the parish, who welcomed Archbishop Naoum, and Mrs. Rafa Qafiti Naoum his wife, and all who were present at the service, in [...]

10 01, 2023

Archbishop Hosam Naoum participates in the Requiem Mass for Pope Benedictus at the Holy Sepulchre

2023-01-12T10:21:28+02:00January 10th, 2023|Diocesan|

Arabic Article Follows His Grace Bishop Hosam Naoum, the Anglican Archbishop in Jerusalem, participated in the Requiem Mass for Pope Emeritus Benedictus XVI at the Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem on Tuesday Morning January 10th, 2023. The service was attended by the Heads of Churches in Jerusalem and their representatives, and also by clergy, monks, nuns, and the diplomatic corps and the various congrigations in Jerusalem. His Beatitude Pierbattista Pizzaballa, the Catholic Patriarch of Jerusalem, presided over the Solemn Requiem Mass, and the Very Rev Fr. Francesco Patton, the Custos of the Holy Land, gave the sermon. After the service, Archbishop [...]

10 01, 2023

Archbishop Hosam Naoum hosts a meeting for the CMS in Amman.

2023-01-12T10:06:58+02:00January 10th, 2023|Diocesan|

Arabic Article Follows His Grace Bishop Hosam Naoum, the Anglican Archbishop in Jerusalem, hosted a meeting for the Church Mission Society (CMS), represented by Mr. Tanas Alqassis, the CMS regional manager for Europe, the Middle East, and North Africa, and Rev’d Canon Andy Bowerman, a trustee of the CMS, on Monday January 9th, 2023 in Amman, Jordan. His Grace Bishop Sami Fawzi, the Primate of the Anglican Province of Alexandria, and Mr. Joel Kelling, Provincial Administrator for the Province of Jerusalem and the Middle East, attended the meeting. In the meeting, they discussed the restructuring of CMS in the Middle [...]

10 01, 2023

The Council of Heads Representatives of Churches in Jordan meets with the Jordanian Parliament Committee of External Affairs in Amman.

2023-01-12T10:00:51+02:00January 10th, 2023|Diocesan|

Arabic Article Follows His Grace Bishop Hosam Naoum, the Anglican Archbishop in Jerusalem, attended a meeting between the Council of Heads Representatives of Churches in Jordan and the Jordanian Parliament Committee of External Affairs on Monday January 9th, 2023, in the Jordanian capital Amman. His Excellency Khaldoun Hina, MP, welcomed the Archbishops, Bishops, and clergy, the members of the Council of Heads Representatives of Churches in Jordan, emphasizing the importance of maintaining the Arabic Christian identity and presence in Jordan and Palestine. Archbishop Naoum thanked the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan, and its King, His Majesty King Abdullah II, for their [...]

5 01, 2023

Head of Churches Statement on the Recent Vandalism & Desecration of the Protestant Cemetery on Mt. Zion.

2023-01-05T16:00:04+02:00January 5th, 2023|Diocesan|

4 01, 2023

A press conference at the Protestant Cemetery at Mt. Zion after the act of desecration and vandalism

2023-01-04T13:11:10+02:00January 4th, 2023|Diocesan|

25 12, 2022

Archbishop Hosam Naoum welcomes the British Consul General in Jerusalem Mrs. Diane Connor at the Archbishop’s Residence

2023-01-05T13:44:06+02:00December 25th, 2022|Diocesan|

Arabic Article Follows His Grace Bishop Hosam Naoum, the Anglican Archbishop in Jerusalem, and Mrs. Rafa Qafiti Naoum, his wife, welcomed Mrs. Diane Connor, the British Consul General in Jerusalem, her family, and the accompanying delegation, at the Archbishop’s Residence on Christmas Eve on Saturday December 24th, 2022, before they went to the Christmas Eve service at the Church of the Nativity. The Clergy of St. George’s Cathedral were present as well. Bishop and Mrs. Naoum welcomed Mrs. Connor and the accompanying delegation, and Mrs. Connor congratulated Bishop Naoum and all present on Christmas. إستقبل غبطة رئيس الأساقفة الأنچليكاني [...]

25 12, 2022

A service of Lessons and Carols at the YMCA’s Shepherds’ Field in Beit Sahour.

2023-01-05T12:18:04+02:00December 25th, 2022|Diocesan|

Arabic Article Follows Bishop Hosam Naoum, the Anglican Archbishop in Jerusalem, officiated over a service of Christmas Lessons and Carols at the YMCA's Shepherds' Field in Beit Sahour on Saturday December 24th, 2022. Bishop Sani Ibrahim Azar, the Lutheran Bishop in Jordan and the Holy Land, Rev’d Canon Don Binder, Very Rev’d Canon Richard Sewell, Rev’d Canon Wadie Far, and Rev’d Munther Ishaq participated in the service. Mr. Peter Nasser, the General Secretary of the YMCA in Palestine, Mr. Simon Kuba, the Chair of the YMCA’s Board of Directors, YMCA staff, and members of the Lutheran Shepherds Scouts group were [...]

23 12, 2022

Archbishop Hosam Naoum welcomes Mr. George Noll, Chief of the U.S. Office of Palestinian Affairs in Jerusalem

2023-01-05T09:23:22+02:00December 23rd, 2022|Diocesan|

Arabic Article Follows Bishop Hosam Naoum, the Anglican Archbishop in Jerusalem, welcomed Mr. George Noll, Chief of the U.S. Office of Palestinian Affairs in Jerusalem, at the Diocesan Offices on Thursday, December 22nd, 2022. Rev’d Canon Don Binder and Rev’d Canon Wadie Far were present in the meeting. Bishop Naoum and Mr. Noll discussed the ways of maintaining people’s dignity and freedom and increasing diversity in the community. They also shared Christmas greetings. إستقبل غبطة رئيس الأساقفة الأنچليكاني في القدس المطران حسام نعوم السيد جورج نول رئيس المكتب الأمريكي للشؤون الفلسطينيّة OPA في دار المطرانية بالقدس يوم الخميس 22/12/2022، بحضور [...]

23 12, 2022

The St. George’s School in Jerusalem family congratulates Archbishop Hosam Naoum on Christmas at the Diocesan Offices

2023-01-04T12:15:57+02:00December 23rd, 2022|Diocesan, Education|

Arabic Article Follows Bishop Hosam Naoum, the Anglican Archbishop in Jerusalem, and Mrs. Rafa Qafiti Naoum, his wife, welcomed the St. George’ School in Jerusalem family, including all the administrative and academic facilities and staff, at the Diocesan Offices on Thursday, December 22nd,2022. Rev’d Canon Wadie Far, the school’s chaplain, was present as well. Mrs. Naoum welcomed all and thanked them for the visit, which included singing some Christmas Carols. Bishop Naoum congratulated Mr. Richard Zananiri, the principal of the school, the heads of the departments, the faculties, and the staff on Christmas, thanked them for their hard work and [...]

22 12, 2022

رئيس الأساقفة الأنچليكاني الانجليكاني في القدس يستقبل وفداً من مؤسّسة الأميرة بسمة في القدس لتقبّل تهاني العيد في دار المطرانية

2023-01-04T10:52:03+02:00December 22nd, 2022|Diocesan, Education, Healthcare|

إستقبل المطران حسام نعوم رئيس الأساقفة الأنچليكاني في القدس ورئيس مجلس إدارة مؤسسة الأميرة بسمة وفداً من المؤسسة يرأسه السيدة فيوليت مبارك المديرة العامّة للمؤسسة والدكتور وضّاح ملحيس مدير مركز التأهيل والمربّية شرين سعيد مديرة المدرسة وممثلين عن الهيئة الإداريّة والتّدريسية والموظّفين، وذلك يوم الأربعاء 21/12/2022، حيث نقلوا لسيادة المطران نعوم تهاني العيد بالنّيابة عن كافّة أفراد أسرة الأميرة بسمة وتمنّياتهم القلبيّة للكنيسة ومؤسّساتها في كافة أقطار المطرانية. وبدوره قام المطران نعوم بتقديم كلمة الشكر لجميع العاملين في المؤسّسة على كلّ ما يقدّمونه من خدمة مميّزة لأبناء وبنات الوطن من تربية وتعليم وتأهيل، مؤكّداً كيف أصبحت هذه المؤسّسة منارة للعطاء [...]

21 12, 2022

Under the patronage of Archbishop Hosam Naoum, the Ahlia and Bishop’s Schools in Amman hold their annual Christmas Dinner.

2023-01-04T08:59:12+02:00December 21st, 2022|Diocesan, Education|

Arabic Article Follows Under the patronage of his Grace Bishop Hosam Naoum, the Anglican Archbishop in Jerusalem, and Mrs. Rafa Qafiti Naoum, his wife, the Ahlia and Bishop’s Schools in Amman, held their annual Christmas Dinner on Tuesday, December 20th, 2022. Rev’d Canon Faeq Haddad, Dr. Alice Aboud, the Principal of the schools, members of the Board of Directors, the Academic and Administrative faculties, and the schools staff were present. Dr. Aboud gave a speech in which she welcomed Bishop and Mrs. Naoum. Also, in his speech, Bishop Naoum wished all in attendance a Merry Christmas and thanked the staff [...]

20 12, 2022

The beginning of a new Anglican pastoral ministry in the city of Fuheis.

2023-01-03T11:48:50+02:00December 20th, 2022|Diocesan, Parishes, Sermons and papers|

Arabic Article Follows Bishop Hosam Naoum, the Anglican Archbishop in Jerusalem, presided over the Eucharist on the Fourth Sunday in Advent at the beginning of the new Anglican pastoral ministry in Fuheis on Sunday December 18th, 2022. Rev’d Ibrahim Nairous, responsible for the new ministry, and a group of Diocesan Clergy participated in the service. The service was attended by Anglican parishioners from Fuheis and from different congregations in Jordan. Bishop Naoum thanked the committee that was responsible for arranging the ministry and contacting the Anglican families who live in Fuheis. In his sermon, Bishop Naoum said: “today we witness [...]

20 12, 2022

Diocesan Clergy, Staff, and the Heads of the Institutions in Jordan and Lebanon Congratulate Archbishop Hosam Naoum on Christmas.

2023-01-03T12:43:23+02:00December 20th, 2022|Diocesan|

Arabic Article Follows The Bishop’s House in Amman, Jordan, was filled with joy as his Grace Bishop Hosam, the Anglican Archbishop in Jerusalem, and Mrs. Rafa Qafiti Naoum, his wife, welcomed Diocesan Clergy, Heads of Institutions, Staff and their spouses from Jordan and Lebanon on Monday evening, December 19th, 2022, for a Christmas dinner. Bishop Naoum welcomed all in attendance, who have come from the different cities in Jordan and from Beirut, and congratulated them on the coming of Christmas. He talked about the Christmas season, reminding all that the Baby of the Manger, who was born into a poor [...]

17 12, 2022

Diocesan Clergy, Staff, and the Heads of the Institutions Congratulate Archbishop Hosam Naoum on Christmas.

2023-01-03T11:01:04+02:00December 17th, 2022|Diocesan|

Arabic Article Follows The Bishop’s House in Jerusalem was filled with joy while his Grace Bishop Hosam, the Anglican Archbishop in Jerusalem, and Mrs. Rafa Qafiti Naoum, his wife, welcomed Diocesan Clergy, Heads of Institutions and Staff and their spouses from Palestine and Israel on Friday evening, December 16th, 2022. Bishop Naoum welcomed all in attendance and congratulated them on the coming of Christmas. He talked about the Baby of the Manger, who was put in a manger, where animals are fed, and he gave himself as sustenance for us, for he is the Bread that came down from Heaven. [...]

17 12, 2022

Archbishop Hosam Naoum visits the Palestinian President and invites him to the Christmas Eve Service in Bethlehem.

2023-01-03T10:12:48+02:00December 17th, 2022|Diocesan|

Arabic Article Follows His Grace Bishop Hosam Naoum, the Anglican Archbishop in Jerusalem, visited His Excellency Mahmoud Abbas – Abu Mazen, the Palestinian President, at the Palestinian Authority’s Headquarters in Ramallah on Saturday December 17th, 2022. Dr. Ramzi Khoury, the head of the Presidential Higher Committee for Church Affairs in Palestine, was also present to welcome his Grace. Bishop Naoum was accompanied by Rev’d Canon Wadie Far, the Archbishop’s Assistant, and Rev’d Fadi Diab, the rector of St. Andrew’s Church in Ramallah and the General Secretary of the Majma. President Abbas and Bishop Naoum discussed many topics, amongst them the [...]

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