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Jordan The Holy See: An advocate of global peace

By Munir Bayouk/ The Holy See has all the time been massing efforts, whenever an opportunity arises, to call for ending wars and for restoring peace worldwide by resorting to direct negotiations in order to reach common understandings, as well as for eliminating  nuclear weapons.   A recent call in this direction is represented in the address made by Archbishop Ivan Jurkovič, Vatican Permanent Observer to the UN, for adherence to the Convention on ...more

Abouna Opinion
The elderly are our treasure

By Fr. Dr. Rif’at Bader : "I fear for my father and mother… I fear for my grandfather and grandmother." These ...more

Pope to new cardinals: We must be careful not to fall into the temptation of pursuing fame
Lest we forget: Keep talking about Beirut
The end of the restoration work on the tomb of Lazarus
The Ordinary Public Consistory for the creation of new cardinals
“Creativity and prudence” to celebrate Our Lady of Guadalupe
Pope Francis' new book “Let Us Dream,” a guide to emerge from crisis strengthened
Vatican confirms third bishop ordained under agreement with China
Perpetual Professions Salesians of Don Bosco in Bethlehem
Preparations begin for Christmas in St. Peter's Square
Pope's tribute to grandmothers everywhere
Holy Land
Palestine Patriarch Pizzaballa's message marking Advent Season 2020 :: Following is the text of the interview conducted with Latin Patriarch of Jerusalem His Beatitude Pierbattista Pizzaballa by Director of the Catholic ...more
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'You are the salt and light of the Earth'

By Munir Bayouk/

Bethlehem University… a nonpareil minaret of higher education

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The Courageous Witness of St. Catherine of Alexandria

Kelly Marcum/  

Living the Reality of the Kingdom of Christ

Father Roger Landry/

Is famine next door?

By Munir Bayouk/