Abouna's opinion

By Fr. Rif'at Bader/CCSM director
: The world marks this week the 30th anniversary of the first "universal" prayers held in the city of...More
By Gianni Valente in Aleppo
: But despite being bombed, schools are rebuilt and remain open: “We are responsible for pupils, no matter what”. “Religious are like soldiers. And soldiers don’...More
Fuheis-abouna.org and petra.gov.jo
: His Majesty King Abdullah II on Thursday, September 29, visited the family of the late writer Nahed Hattar to pay condolences, affirming that Jordanians...More
catholicculture.org and abouna.org
: Pope Francis met with members of Catholic charitable organizations who assist those affected by the humanitarian crisis in Syria and Iraq, on September 29. “We...More
Fuheis-The Catholic Center for Studies and Media in Jordan
: Latin Patriarchal Vicar in Jordan Archbishop Maroun Lahham has said that the assassination of journalist Nahed Hatter "neither happened because he is Christian...More


Pope Francis to visit Georgia, Azerbaijan

asianews.it and abouna.org
: Pope Francis 16th journey outside of Italy from September 30 to October 2 to two countries, Georgia and Azerbaijan, where Catholics are a small minority, will be a difficult one. In Georgia, in fact, Catholics are just 112,000 out of a population of...

Arab World

Pope:"The perpetrators of bombings in Aleppo will be accountable before God"

asianews.it and abouna.org
: Those responsible for the bombing of Aleppo “will be accountable before God for their actions”, stated Pope Francis on Wednesday, September 28, launching a new and urgent new appeal for Syria and especially for what was its largest city. "My thoughts, he said...

Holy Land

Latin Vicariate: Reception of Apostolic Administrator to be limited to religious rites

Amman-The Catholic Center for Studies and Media
: Owing to the difficult circumstance being experienced in our dear homeland, Jordan, as well as taking into account the sentiments of the Jordanian family and the Hatter family following the martyrdom of writer Nahed Hatter, the Latin...