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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: Declaration of views_handler_field::query() should be compatible with views_handler::query($group_by = false) in /home/abounaor/public_html/english/sites/all/modules/views/handlers/views_handler_field.inc on line 0.
  • strict warning: Declaration of content_handler_field::element_type() should be compatible with views_handler_field::element_type($none_supported = false, $default_empty = false, $inline = false) in /home/abounaor/public_html/english/sites/all/modules/cck/includes/views/handlers/content_handler_field.inc on line 0.
  • strict warning: Declaration of date_handler_field_multiple::pre_render() should be compatible with content_handler_field_multiple::pre_render($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($group_by = false) in /home/abounaor/public_html/english/sites/all/modules/views/handlers/views_handler_sort.inc on line 0.
  • strict warning: Declaration of views_handler_filter::options_validate() should be compatible with views_handler::options_validate($form, &$form_state) in /home/abounaor/public_html/english/sites/all/modules/views/handlers/views_handler_filter.inc on line 0.
  • strict warning: Declaration of views_handler_filter::query() should be compatible with views_handler::query($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.
  • strict warning: Declaration of views_handler_argument::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_argument.inc on line 0.
  • strict warning: Declaration of views_handler_argument::query() should be compatible with views_handler::query($group_by = false) in /home/abounaor/public_html/english/sites/all/modules/views/handlers/views_handler_argument.inc on line 0.
  • strict warning: Declaration of views_plugin_style_default::options() should be compatible with views_object::options() in /home/abounaor/public_html/english/sites/all/modules/views/plugins/views_plugin_style_default.inc on line 0.
  • strict warning: Non-static method view::load() should not be called statically in /home/abounaor/public_html/english/sites/all/modules/views/views.module on line 1113.
  • strict warning: Non-static method view::load() should not be called statically in /home/abounaor/public_html/english/sites/all/modules/views/views.module on line 1113.
  • strict warning: Non-static method view::load() should not be called statically in /home/abounaor/public_html/english/sites/all/modules/views/views.module on line 1113.
  • strict warning: Declaration of views_handler_field_user::init() should be compatible with views_handler_field::init(&$view, $options) in /home/abounaor/public_html/english/sites/all/modules/views/modules/user/views_handler_field_user.inc on line 0.
  • strict warning: Non-static method view::load() should not be called statically in /home/abounaor/public_html/english/sites/all/modules/views/views.module on line 1113.
  • strict warning: Non-static method view::load() should not be called statically in /home/abounaor/public_html/english/sites/all/modules/views/views.module on line 1113.
  • strict warning: Non-static method view::load() should not be called statically in /home/abounaor/public_html/english/sites/all/modules/views/views.module on line 1113.
  • strict warning: Non-static method view::load() should not be called statically in /home/abounaor/public_html/english/sites/all/modules/views/views.module on line 1113.
  • strict warning: Declaration of views_handler_area::query() should be compatible with views_handler::query($group_by = false) in /home/abounaor/public_html/english/sites/all/modules/views/handlers/views_handler_area.inc on line 0.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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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: Mass circulation Hungarian newspaper Magyar Nemzet, has interviewed Fr. Dr. Rif'at Bader, director...More
By Devin Watkins/ vaticannews.va and asianews.it
: In his catechesis on the Acts of the Apostles at his weekly General Audience, Pope Francis told the 30,000 people present in St Peter’s Square that fidelity to God’s word and discernment help understand “God’s timetable” and that “only what comes from God lasts”. For the pontiff, “The persecution of Christians is always the same: people who do not...More
By Munir Bayouk/ en.abouna.org
: Marking the Feast of the Exaltation of the Cross, the Chaldean community in Jordan, in cooperation with Terra Sancta College, held a drama presented by the youths of the Chaldean community in Jordan titled, "I was Earth… and You Breathed Life into Me" on Tuesday, September 17, 2019 at Terra Sancta Theater, Jabal Luwaibdeh. The drama dealt with the...More
By Christopher White/ cruxnow.com
: Pope Francis’s landmark agreement with the Muslim world, signed earlier this year during his visit to Abu Dhabi, was heralded at the annual prayer service on the eve of the United Nations General Assembly as “an antidote to hatred, violence, extremism and blind fanaticism.” “The Declaration is an appeal to all people of goodwill to put aside...More
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: "The Role of the Eastern Catholic Churches in the Context of Ecumenical Relations: Between Pastoral Service and Diplomacy" - was the topic of a report by Cardinal Pietro Parolin, Secretary of State of the Holy See, at the meeting of Eastern Catholic Hierarchs of Europe, which is held in Rome, September 12-14. "The common method in diplomacy and...More
By Cindy Wooden/ Catholic News Service
: Praising the fidelity of Eastern Catholics, Pope Francis, on Saturday, September 14, urged them to be more active in the search for Christian unity, especially unity with their Orthodox counterparts. In heaven, he said, “the Lord will not seek an account of which or how many territories remained under our jurisdiction. He will not ask how we...More

World

Holy See calls for boosting peaceful use of nuclear energy

By Robin Gomes/ vaticannews.va
: Vatican Secretary for Relations with States, Archbishop Paul Richard Gallagher, on 16 September addressed the General Conference to the International Atomic Energy Agency. The Holy See has reiterated its support for the efforts and contribution of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) to “nuclear non-proliferation and disarmament”, as well as to the “safe, secure, and peaceful, development and operation of nuclear technologies”. “The broader goals of nuclear non-proliferation, nuclear disarmament, and the peaceful uses of nuclear technologies, each depend upon these crucial IAEA strategies,” said the Vatican Secretary for Relations with States, Archbishop Paul Richard Gallagher. He was addressing the IAEA’s 63rd General Conference that kicked off on Monday at its headquarters in...

Arab World

Iraq: Sako lambasts efforts to undermine Christian presence in Nineveh Plain

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: Cardinal Louis Raphael Sako lambasts the Iraqi government and questions “the main goal of the current conflict in Nineveh Plain is, to whom it will be?” Following is the text of Cardinal Louis Raphael Sako article: We are hearing recently a lot about the ongoing conflict related to the Nineveh Plain, which is the only place for Christians in Iraq. This happens concurrently with what I am hearing from Government Officials in personal meetings, that Christians are indigenous component of Iraqi population, and have contributed to the establishment of Iraq. This led me to declare that the human, moral and national duties of Iraqi decision-makers and even citizens should evoke them to do whatever it takes to keep Christians in their land, as an essential part of the Iraqi fabric. This can be...

Holy Land

Sr. Marie-Odile of Daughters of Our Lady of Sorrows renews religious vows

By Cécile Klos/ lpj.org
: On Sunday, September 15, 2019, the Daughters of Our Lady of Sorrows celebrated with joy 60 years of religious life of Sr. Marie-Odile, on the same day as they celebrated the patronal feast of their community and the Home which has been welcoming the elderly for over 60 years. Just like every year, the Home Our Lady of Sorrows was adorned with a thousand colors this Sunday, September 15 to celebrate the patronal feast of this retirement home which hosts about 50 residents mostly from the Old City. Garlands, flowers, all had been done so that the elderly dressed in their finest clothes could spend a beautiful time for the feast of the Home. Families, friends and religious men and women joined in the celebrations that began with a Mass celebrated by His Beatitude Patriarch Emeritus Michel...