Abouna opinion

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...
The United Arab Emirates has entered a new phase aimed at full achievement of “religious freedom” by enacting a new legislation that prohibits and criminalizes the defamation of religions and...
The Catholic Center for Studies and Media has issued a report which recommends that the school curricula of the Jordanian Ministry of Education be updated. The study states that these curricula...
The director of the Catholic Center for Studies and Media in Jordan advises against religious conversion for commonplace reasons such as marriage, without such a decision arising out of personal...
The “wooden cross” Pope Francis was holding during his pontifical visit to South America, which includes Ecuador, Bolivia and Uruguay, drew the attention of media outlets. The simple wooden cross (...
Did Francis Assisi realize in the 13th century that his well-known prayer known as “Praise be to You, my Lord” would be the title of a major encyclical letter made by a Pope, who bears the name of “...
Thank you for performing Ave Maria at St. Peter's Square by responding to the associations of spiritual renovation that met this year to pray, dedicating their prayers to those persecuted in the...
A few days ago, it was announced that the Pontiff approved decrees permitting the canonization of the parents of St. Thérèse of Lisieu, and that a celebration marking their canonization would be held...
On the advent of the Holy month of Ramadan, the Catholic Center for Studies and Media (CCSM) sincerely conveys good wishes to the Jordanian people led by His Majesty King Abdullah II ibn Al-Hussein...
Among the issues highlighted by the international media outlets with regards to Pope Francis’ visit to Sarajevo last week is the ringing of large bells. The first bell was a genuine one made...
On this day, the intense heat did not stop you from leaving your home for the sports stadium in Sarajevo, with no intention to watch a decisive football match, but simply to take part in a massive...
We got used to using some terms and to hearing them. One of these terms has different forms and types, namely ''religious reform''. It is sometimes referred to as reform of religious discourse. It...
The second day of celebrations marking the end of the Holy Marian Month were held at the Our Lady of Lourdes grotto in Na'our, with the rosary prayed, and the Holy Mass celebrated and presided over...