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The title of this article is derived from a book issued by Pope Francis which has been translated into Arabic by the Catholic Center for Studies and Media. The book represents a series of meetings...
Translated into English by Munir Bayouk/ The Catholic Center for Studies and Media Excellencies, Yours Beatitude , Your Excellencies bishops, heads and representatives of churches Good evening, On...
In his address, days ago, to members of the Italian National Council of the Order of Journalists, Pope Francis lauded the effort exerted by journalists. He also drew attention to the wonderful...
A historic meeting took place between the World Council of Churches (WCC) and the Muslim Council of Elders, chaired by Grand Imam of Azhar Ahmed Tayeb, at the WCC headquarters in Geneva Switzerland...
The world marks this week the 30th anniversary of the first "universal" prayers held in the city of Assisi, south of the Italian peninsula, which Pope John Paul II had called for, and which witnessed...
Fr. Hanna Kildani made remarks on Thursday, September 15, on the stages which led to the construction of the Martyrs of Jordan Church. Following are excerpts of his address: Your Beatitude, dear...
The three-day meetings of the 11th General Assembly of the Middle East Council of Churches (MECC) have been a source of pride for every Jordanian due to the fact that dear Jordan hosts for the first...
Marking Independence Day in 2012, His Majesty King Abdullah bestowed on “the House of Peace for the Elderly” (Dar es Salam for the Elderly), located in Tla’ Al ‘Ali, Amman, the Order of Al Hussein...
With the break of a new day on Saturday, August 27, 2016, the Catholic Center for Studies and Media (CCSM) marked the 13th anniversary of abouna.org site. This site has taken a prominent place among...
Latin Patriarchal Vicar for Jordan Archbishop Maroun Lahham had issued new booklets on the establishment the Latin Patriarchate’s parishes and churches with particular reference to Beit Jala in...
An interview conducted with His Majesty King Abdullah II and published in the daily Ad Dustour on Monday, August 15, reflects delight and restores normalcy. Sometimes altercations take place among...
"Religious abuse is condemned, and we do not accept any offence directed at any religious symbol by any side," Director of the Catholic Center for Studies and Media told "Rum" website in reaction to...
“From Smakiyeh to Wahadneh and vice versa”… this is the title of my article that was published in Al Rai daily on March 3, 2005. I was at the time talking about the hardships faced by university...
In the sky of Poland, there were two planes overflying the country. The first one had Pope Francis on board coming from Rome and heading to meet the youths of the world in the country of his friend...
The regional conference of the Ecclesiastical Courts in the Middle East, the first ever of its kind, has convened at the Dead Sea region. The six-day conference, organized by the Ecclesiastical Court...
In wars, there are neither winners nor losers for all are losers. It is an adventure, rather a risk on a road of no return and a procession in a wrong and senseless direction that leads to nowhere....
This photo is 25 years old. It coincides with the time when John Paul II presided over the International Youth Day in Czestochowa in his country of origin, Poland, marking the 7th anniversary of the...
At the invitation of the Jordan Tourism Board (JTB), the director of the Catholic Center for Studies and Media (CCSM) left recently for Spain, accompanied by Mu'in Jad'oun who is in charge of...
The Catholic Center for Studies and Media (CCSM) in the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan has denounced the heinous crime, which took place on June 30, and led to the martyrdom of Fr. Rafael Moussa, priest...
There is no doubt that the month of Ramadan this year has not been easy at all despite its holy nature and blessings during which the believers receive. Yet, it has been crucial as it included...