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New evidence discovered near Jordan River could corroborate Book of Exodus

Archaeologists try to trace the footsteps of ancient Israelites as they fled from Egypt.

These are the ruins of the fortress where John the Baptist was executed

Only a few marble columns and stone walls remain of what once was one of Herod's fortresses.

The Holy Land Franciscans have been leading pilgrims for 800 years

For 800 years, the Holy Land Franciscans have been entrusted with a sacred duty: guardianship of the most precious sites of the Christian faith.

Palestine needs water

The causes are political and hydrological, but the consequences for people's lives are tremendous

Archaeologists ponder the mysterious “Israelite footprints” found in the Jordan Valley

They are believed to be cultic in origin, but none can say for sure.

King Abdullah to receive Templeton Prize

Prestigious award recognizes Jordan monarch's work to advance interfaith relations

Ancient Jordanian city mapped with new laser technology

LiDAR gives archaeologists insight into how residents of Jerash managed their water system.

‘A Catholic Guide to the Holy Land’: An interview with a biblical archaeologist

Archaeological discoveries unlock the meaning hidden underneath the cultural and scriptural context of the Bible

The surprising spiritual connection between a desert in Jordan and Star Wars

The Wadi Rum's Christian roots provide added depth to the Star Wars planet of Jedha.

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