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  • strict warning: Declaration of views_handler_field::query() should be compatible with views_handler::query($group_by = false) in /home/abounaor/public_html/english/sites/all/modules/views/handlers/views_handler_field.inc on line 0.
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  • strict warning: Declaration of date_handler_field_multiple::pre_render() should be compatible with content_handler_field_multiple::pre_render($values) in /home/abounaor/public_html/english/sites/all/modules/date/date/date_handler_field_multiple.inc on line 0.
  • 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.
  • strict warning: Declaration of views_handler_sort::options_submit() should be compatible with views_handler::options_submit($form, &$form_state) in /home/abounaor/public_html/english/sites/all/modules/views/handlers/views_handler_sort.inc on line 0.
  • strict warning: Declaration of views_handler_sort::query() should be compatible with views_handler::query($group_by = false) in /home/abounaor/public_html/english/sites/all/modules/views/handlers/views_handler_sort.inc on line 0.
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  • strict warning: Declaration of views_handler_filter::query() should be compatible with views_handler::query($group_by = false) in /home/abounaor/public_html/english/sites/all/modules/views/handlers/views_handler_filter.inc on line 0.
  • 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.
  • strict warning: Declaration of views_plugin_row::options_validate() should be compatible with views_plugin::options_validate(&$form, &$form_state) in /home/abounaor/public_html/english/sites/all/modules/views/plugins/views_plugin_row.inc on line 0.
  • strict warning: Non-static method view::load() should not be called statically in /home/abounaor/public_html/english/sites/all/modules/views/views.module on line 1113.
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  • strict warning: Declaration of views_plugin_style_default::options() should be compatible with views_object::options() in /home/abounaor/public_html/english/sites/all/modules/views/plugins/views_plugin_style_default.inc on line 0.
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  • strict warning: Non-static method view::load() should not be called statically in /home/abounaor/public_html/english/sites/all/modules/views/views.module on line 1113.
  • strict warning: Non-static method view::load() should not be called statically in /home/abounaor/public_html/english/sites/all/modules/views/views.module on line 1113.
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  • strict warning: Declaration of views_handler_area_text::options_submit() should be compatible with views_handler::options_submit($form, &$form_state) in /home/abounaor/public_html/english/sites/all/modules/views/handlers/views_handler_area_text.inc on line 0.
  • strict warning: Non-static method view::load() should not be called statically in /home/abounaor/public_html/english/sites/all/modules/views/views.module on line 1113.
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  • strict warning: Non-static method view::load() should not be called statically in /home/abounaor/public_html/english/sites/all/modules/views/views.module on line 1113.
  • strict warning: Only variables should be passed by reference in /home/abounaor/public_html/english/sites/all/modules/captcha/captcha.inc on line 61.
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By Fr. Dr. Rif’at Bader
: Director of the Catholic Center for Studies and Media (CCSM) in Jordan Fr. Dr. Rif’at Bader, taking...More
Patriarch Michel Sabbah
: In Gaza, the war stopped. But it really didn't stop. The siege of Gaza has not stopped. The will for life and the will of freedom in Gaza have not stopped. The occupation of Palestine did not stop. The Palestinian state is not created. The issue of Jerusalem remains unresolved. All of that is one same reality of war. War did not stop. When will...More
: One of the concrete results from the Jubilee of Mercy was the institution of World Day of the Poor. To help make this day successful, the Vatican installed a tent hospital for homeless people for the week. About 70 patients pass through it daily. Giulio Nati, of the Italian Society of General Medicine said, “Many of the people who pass through...More
asianews.it
: During Pope Francis’s apostolic visit to Thailand on 20-23 November, Thai Catholics "will have the opportunity to be Church, live the faith they received and reconfirm it grouped around the pontiff,” said Fr Maurizio Arioldi, superior delegate of the Pontifical Institute for Foreign Missions (PIME) for Thailand and Myanmar, speaking to AsiaNews....More
Giovanni Malaspina/ custodia.org
: The start of the new school year also marks the 12th year of activity of the Boys’ Home in Bethlehem. The home of the Custody of the Holy Land offers children and teenagers between the ages of 6 and 18, who are in difficult family situations, an alternative to their daily distress, a light illuminating the path of their lives. Twenty-nine...More
By Linda Bordoni/ vaticannews.va
: Pope Francis has prayed for the victims of terror attacks in the West African nation of Burkina Faso and appeals for the promotion of inter-religious dialogue and harmony. Pope Francis says his thoughts are with the people of Burkina Faso which is “suffering from recurrent episodes of violence, and where a recent attack killed almost one hundred...More

World

Pope appoints Jesuit priest as prefect of Secretariat for Economy

vaticannews.va
: Pope Francis has chosen a Jesuit priest to head the Vatican Secretariat for the Economy. Father Juan Antonio Guerrero, SJ is scheduled to take office in January 2020. The Holy Father has appointed Father Juan Antonio Guerrero as the Prefect of the Secretariat for the Economy of the Holy See. Currently, the 60-year-old Jesuit, Father Juan Antonio Guerrero, is the Father General’s Delegate for Interprovincial Roman Houses and Works. He is also a General Councillor. "As a Jesuit, it is a joy to receive a mission directly from the Pope. It is a privileged way to realize my vocation," said Father Guerrero. "The obedience I profess has always led me along unexpected paths, led me where I would never have dared to venture. And so, I am grateful. Obedience is, for me, a privileged place of...

Arab World

World Tolerance Summit calls for establishing a culture of tolerance worldwide

By Munir Bayouk-en.abouna.org and wam.ae
: The two-day World Tolerance Summit concluded its sessions on Thursday, November 14, with policymakers and heads of international organizations calling for policies that can establish a culture of tolerance worldwide. Tolerance Leaders Debate titled, "Achieving the Social, Economic and Humane Benefits of a Tolerant World" discussed the measures nations can take to make "a tolerant world". Director of the Catholic Center for Studies and Media (CCSM) in Jordan Fr. Dr. Rif’at Bader took part in the summit in line with CCSM's endeavors to entrench tolerance and strengthen inter-religious dialogue. In his intervention, he presented seven clues that spread an atmosphere of peace and serve as a panacea attaining comprehensive solutions. He said that these points include integral development to...

Holy Land

Bishop Shomali visits Jerash victims of stabbing incident

Amman-en.abouna.org
: Latin Patriarchal Vicar for Jordan Bishop William Shomali on Wednesday, November 13, visited Al Hussein Medical Center to inspect the health condition of those who sustained injuries following the stabbing incident that has taken place in Jerash. Accompanied by Sheikh Dr. Ayed Al-Jbour and Fr. Khalil Ja'ar, Bishop Shomali was reassured about the health condition of the two Mexicans. After a short prayer, they received the Holy Communion. During the visit, he lauded the distinguished medical care exerted by the Jordanian medical staff who supervising the injured and saved their lives.