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"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...
The Catholic Center for Studies and Media (CCSM) in Jordan has denounced the cowardly terrorist act which took place today, June 21, on the northeastern border, leading to the martyrdom of several...
On the day following the stoning of the St. Theresa of Child Jesus Roman Catholic Church in Zarqa, the first Mass was celebrated in Marj Al Hamam, Amman, at the new Latin Patriarchate Church whose...
In 1999, Her Majesty Queen Rania Al Abdullah launched an initiative titled, "Together, Towards a Safe schooling Environment," which aimed at "defusing violence" in schools. This initiative came on...
In 1999, Her Majesty Queen Rania Al Abdullah launched an initiative titled, "Together, Towards a Safe schooling Environment," which aimed at "defusing violence" in schools. This initiative came on...
"Together before God, and for humanity" is the term used by Dutch Jesuit Fr. Christian Van Niaspan who spent long years in Egypt, in its churches and in its mosques. He maintained friendship with Al-...
Occasional controversies have occasionally been posted on social media networking relevant to the religion’s views towards all aspects of society. It is not a mistake to have such intellectual ''...
It rarely happens that the head of the Catholic Church accepts an award. Yet, Pope Francis--as had been the case with St. John Paul II--has accepted the International Charlemagne Prize, one of the...
Easter celebrations, this year, have a significance. They coincide with the Jubilee Year of Mercy which was proclaimed by Pope Francis and adopted by various Churches of the world. The concept of...
We have to admit that we have not done much reminiscent of this man who loved Jordan, and who asked to have his body buried in the blessed Jordanian soil. Who are we talking about? He is the...
The Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung (KAS) in Jordan, Amman office, has organized an international conference in which a number reasearchers took part. The conference discussed what the Western countries can...
My uncle Fr. Manuel has accompanied me to the German township of Brakel. There were bronze statues at the entrance of a bank that represent human story to this very day. Let us contemplate the...