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Amman-The Catholic Center for Studies and Media
: With the break of a new day on Saturday, August 27, 2016, the Catholic Center for Studies and Media...More
By Iacopo Scaramuzzi/ Vatican City
: When Francis signed up to Instagram, Facebook’s founder wrote: “I’m looking forward to following the Pope -- and watching him continue sharing his message of...More
Amman-The Catholic Center for Studies and Media
: Back in 1982, Mother Teresa of Calcutta helped evacuate 37 retarded and handicapped children from a mental hospital in the Sabra Refugee Camp. Her wrinkled...More
Vatican Radio
: Pope Francis has offered words of encouragement to the people of the quake-damaged border area in central Italy where the regions of Latium, Umbria and the...More
Amman--Agenzia Fides
: On the occasion of the upcoming parliamentary elections in Jordan, scheduled for September 20, Christians of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan are called upon to...More


50th World Day of Peace: "Non-Violence: A Style of Politics for Peace”

By Andrea Tornielli-Vatican City
: Pope Francis announced on Friday, August 26, the theme for the 50th World Day of Peace, which is to be celebrated on 1 January 2017. In this message, he calls for “recognition of the primacy of diplomacy over the noise of arms” “Illegal arms...

Arab World

Patriarch Sako: "It is the right time to stop the spreading of the cancer of ISIS"

saint-adday.com and abouna.org
: The world was taken by surprise when, ISIS (Daesh) and resembling organizations constrained human freedom; displaced and killed civilians; or burnt them alive; enslaved women and took them captive; and demolished religious as well as cultural monuments. This...

Holy Land

Meditation of the Most Rev. Pizzaballa for Sunday, August 28

: Following is the meditation of Most Reverend Pierbattista Pizzaballa for Sunday August 28, 2016: None of us likes to occupy the last place. Also, none of us, when doing something for someone, does it with a view to receive nothing in...