Arabic Article Follows ↓ Archbishop Hosam Naoum, the Anglican Archbishop in Jerusalem, visited the Ahli Arab Hospital in Gaza on Thursday November 4th, 2021. There to welcome him were Ms. Suhaila Tarazi, the Director of the hospital, Dr. Maher Ayyad, the Medical Director of the hospital, the administrative staff, doctors, nurses, and a delegation from the staff of the hospital. In his greeting words, Bishop Naoum conveyed to them warm greeting from Jerusalem, and expressed how happy he is to visit. He said: “for us Gaza is a source of hope, steadfastness, and giving, and the Ahli Arab Hospital [...]
This morning, Archbishop Suheil and Bishop Hosam met for the first time with the newly appointed US Head of Palestinian Affairs, Mr. George Noll. Over the course of an hour, the three had a wide-ranging conversation, covering such topics as the diminishing Christian presence in the Holy Land, the important work of our Diocesan charitable institutions, and the financial challenges brought on by the year-long pandemic. For his part, Mr. Noll highlighted some changes of policy that are moving forward under the new administration of President Joe Biden. These include the restoration of humanitarian aide to Palestinian-led healthcare institutions, and [...]
The Archbishop met Mazen Karam and Zahi Khoury from the Bethlehem Development Foundation.
A 'dream realized' after 25 years! - the Queen Helena Project in Jerusalem. After 25 long years, work has at last started on the Housing Investment Project for the Diocese of Jerusalem.
Archbishop Suheil Dawani met Her Excellency Birgitta Siefker –Eberle the German Ambassador in Jordan and discussed ministry in Jordan.
The Archbishop met with Sharon Regev, Director, Department for World Religions, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Israel.
On 25th May 2016, Archbishop Suheil visited The Jofeh Community Rehabilitation Centre, Jordan Valley. Here he met with staff, including the manager, Yousef Rizik , and children. The Centre provides services for people with sensory, physical and intellectual impairments and works towards their fuller integration and participation into their local communities. The Archbishop met one child who had just been fitted with prosthetic limbs. He was also presented with a stole woven by the women who meet at the centre.
Queen Elizabeth II who became the longest reigning monarch of the United Kingdom on 9th September 2015, thanks the Diocese for their message of support and prayers.
The story of the good Samaritan is one that is a guide to Christians across the globe as to how we can be neighbours for those who need us, whoever she or he may be; and it is, I believe, relevant all the more so in our approach to how we as individuals and communities welcome and care for refugees. It is with this in mind that I write, aware of the extraordinary work that ordinary men and women in our Diocese are doing in caring for refugees from Syria and Iraq. The refugee crisis is serious – very serious – and demands that we respond with compassion and care to people who have faced untold horrors, and who have had to leave their martyrs behind.
Archbishop Suheil Dawani had the pleasure of receiving friends and guests from the Australian Embassy in Tel Aviv and the Australian Representative Office to the Palestinian Authority in Ramallah in his residence on Tuesday, 20 October 2015.