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  • strict warning: Declaration of views_handler_sort::options_validate() should be compatible with views_handler::options_validate($form, &$form_state) in /home/abounaor/public_html/english/sites/all/modules/views/handlers/views_handler_sort.inc on line 0.
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  • strict warning: Declaration of views_plugin_query::options_submit() should be compatible with views_plugin::options_submit($form, &$form_state) in /home/abounaor/public_html/english/sites/all/modules/views/plugins/views_plugin_query.inc on line 0.
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By Fr. Dr. Rif'at Bader
: The Vatican diplomat, of Lebanese origin, Archbishop Edmond Farhat, has left behind invaluable...المزيد
Munir Bayouk/ The Catholic Center for Studies and Media-Amman
: His Holiness Pope Francis had earlier said that Blessed Virgin Mary is the Mother of the Church. She is also the mother of all the people who need a passionate mother, those who lost their mothers, those suffering from illnesses, and those who lost hope in life, as well as others who need a divine Mother whose care for her children is infallible....المزيد
Nicolas Senèze/ la-croix.com
: Father Augusto Zampini is adjunct secretary of the Dicastery for Promoting Integral Human Development. And he is also coordinator of the Vatican's COVID-19 task force. In this interview with La Croix's Nicolas Senèze, the Argentine priest says Pope Francis' 2015 encyclical Laudato si' is a key instrument for shaping the future and bringing about...المزيد
Dale Gavlak/ Catholic News Service
: Lebanon's Christian authorities have accused political leaders of plunging the nation into economic ruin and potential famine as the tiny Mediterranean country faces it worst crisis since the 1975-1990 civil war. Lebanese have seen their national currency lose 80 per cent of its value against the US dollar, a majority currency also used in the...المزيد
Amman-The Catholic Center for Studies and Media
: On Wednesday, July 8, His Holiness, Pope Francis named Latin Patriarchal Vicar for Jordan Bishop William Shomali new member of the Pontifical Council for Interreligious Dialogue, among other nominations. Cardinals Luis Antonio Tagle, the Prefect of the Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples; and Michael Czerny, SJ, the Under-secretary of...المزيد
vaticannews.va
: Most Rev. Archbishop Pierbattista Pizzaballa, Apostolic Administrator of the Latin Patriarchate of Jerusalem, has spoken about the Church’s commitment to supporting the thousands of families affected by the Coronavirus pandemic. In the last week, Israel and Palestine have seen a new wave of a pandemic that shows, as yet, no signs of abating. Due...المزيد

World

Cardinal Turkson: Peace is threatened as health and economic crises continue

Hannah Brockhaus/ catholicnewsagency.com
: A Vatican cardinal has said that the world is facing a “tsunami” of humanitarian crises caused by the coronavirus emergency, conflict, and decreased security around the globe. Echoing Pope Francis, Cardinal Peter Turkson called July 7 for a global ceasefire during the pandemic so that assistance can safely be provided to those in need, especially in countries with ongoing conflict such as Yemen and Venezuela. Turkson, prefect of the Dicastery for Promoting Integral Human Development, also noted a critical need for disarmament, proposing that money used to finance arms be redirected toward supporting healthcare systems instead. The global health emergency, economic recession, and ongoing climate crisis mean “diminishing access to water, diminishing access to food, increasing social unrest...

Arab World

"Martyrs of faith and nation": A cinematographic work on Copts killed in Libya

fides.org
: The first cinematographic work dedicated to the 20 Coptic Christians beheaded in 2015 by the jihadists together with their Ghanaian workmate will be entitled "Martyrs of the faith and the nation". The initiative starts with the blessing of Coptic Orthodox Patriarch Tawadros, and will be carried out under the supervision of Anba Pavnotios, Coptic Orthodox Bishop of Samalut. In a recent press release issued by the same diocese of Samalut, the imminent start of filming was announced, already last January and postponed due to the coronavirus epidemic. The collection of testimonials and materials useful for the drafting and revision of the script, entrusted to the writer Mina Magdy, already started a long time ago. The text of the script is also based on the stories of the family members of...

Holy Land

Fr. Jean-Daniel says: 'I will not forget this land and those who live in it'

lpj.org
: Fr Jean-Daniel Gullung, superior of the Assumptionist community and rector of Saint Peter in Gallicantu for nine years. In a few days, he will hand over to his successor, before leaving for France where a new mission awaits him in Albertville in Savoy, at the service of elderly Fathers and Brothers. Before his departure, he talked with the Media Office of the Latin Patriarchate, to share his experience in the Holy Land, and in particular, the last decade spent in Jerusalem as a religious and rector of a Holy Place. Father, you already knew the Holy Land well before being appointed superior of the Assumptionist community of Saint Peter in Gallicantu nine years ago. Tell us! About fifty years ago, I came to the Holy Land for the first time; it was July 1973, a year after my ordination....