Abouna opinion

For the first time in history, one of the resolutions enjoys a global consensus, without any opposition. A total of 195 countries participating in the Paris Climate Conference voted in favor of a...
Marking the first anniversary of the forced displacement of the brethren who fled from Mosul and its environs to Jordan, Lebanon and the Western countries; coinciding with the numerous conferences...
According to Pew Research Center, 38 per cent of the world Christians and 28 per cent of the world Muslims will be living in Africa with the advent of the year 2050. Consequently, the major challenge...
Director of the Catholic Center for Studies and Media Fr. Rif'at Bader said: "The world stands amazed while viewing the ability of evil and Satan to get hold of all groups of people by turning their...
Following is the text of the address Director of the Catholic Center for Studies and Media in Jordan Fr. Rif'at Bader made on November 9 at the opening of the two-day conference, which was patronized...
In late October 1965, the Second Vatican Ecumenical Council issued an extremely important document named Nostra Aetate, meaning “In our Age”, which tackles the relationships with religions or their...
Following the conclusion of the Fourteenth Ordinary General Assembly of the Synod of Bishops on the Family, the Synod Fathers issued a statement in which they stated their wish to focus their...
She took the Rosary of Mercy and the prescription medicine out of her coat pocket. This is the nun from south Jordan who earlier came from India. Following a lecture by a priest about "The keys to...
The annual Report to on International Religious Freedom – the International Religious Freedom Report for 2014 was issued with no signs of media uproar as was the case in the past, despite the fact...
Pope Francis issued a decree on June 27, during the Ordinary Consistory in the Vatican, approving the canonization of Louis and Zélie Martin, the parents of St. Therese of Lisieux. The canonization...
Jean and Damiana are two Rosary Sisters. They do kneel in reverence at the festival of the “Lady of the Rosary” and pray together. Despite the difference in their ages and experience, one of them...
Pope Francis' address at the United Nations was not the first that a Pontiff makes from the United Nations rostrum. Other Popes had delivered speeches at the United Nation, namely Pope Paul VI (1965...
Moments before the arrival of Pope Francis to the United States, there was a plebiscite on the Facebook page of abouna.org. The question was: "What do you expect the Pope to say? What do you want him...
The first statement was issued by the Plenary Assembly of the Council of European Episcopal Conferences which convened in the Holy Land (September 11-16, 2015) at the invitation of Latin Patriarch of...
The Catholic Center for Studies and Media (CCSM) highly valued the speech delivered recently by His Majesty King Abdullah II ibn Al Hussein, during his meeting with citizens of the Irbid Governorate...
The story relevant to Yazidi girl ''Jinan Adel'' has overshadowed international media outlets' coverage of the one-day conference organized by the foreign ministries of France and Jordan in Paris....
In a message he addressed to Archbishop Rino Fisichela, president of the Pontifical Council for the New Evangelization and head of Jubilee initiatives who has been named as responsible for...
"Dear passengers, our plane has touched down in Amman, you are safe." That's what happened a year ago when a Royal Jordanian airliner landed at Amman International Airport, carrying the first batch...
With the sun rising on Wednesday, August 27, 2015, marking the birth of a new day, the abouna.org site celebrates its 12th anniversary--with this site taking a prominent place among numerous...
We are a happy family. We live in a small tent. We came from Syria to Jordan seeking safety and a happy life. We thank the Lord all the time for what He has offered us. We watch television programs...