Abouna opinion

1. At Al Hussein Cultural Center theater, the musicians of the National Music Conservatory made distinguished musical performances with Rose Al Wir singing mellifluously by reciting hymns of peace,...
A few days before Easter celebrations, I participated in a seminar titled, ''Jerusalem speaks''. We usually hold discussions in the presence of ministers, MPs, academics and poets. However, the...
The young Iraqi man, who preferred to remain anonymous, confined himself in a classroom in the township of Na'our for long hours on daily bases and for several weeks to depict on a special piece of...
It is logical to ask: Is there still room for what has been termed for decades as “inter-religious dialogue” at a time when the world is torn apart by wars and reverberating forms of violence that...
The abouna.org site has the pleasure to post the excelling painting of artist Robert Giacaman, which represents the two new saints Blessed Marie-Alphonsine Ghattas and Blessed Mariam of Jesus...
My visit to the Italian capital on the first week of March was split into two parts, namely meetings in order to develop religious tourism and a meeting with the Pope in order to present to him the...
On this very day, March 13, but in the year 2013, a new Pontiff stood at the podium in the Vatican and gave himself a simple name "Francis". He emerged without wearing the traditional red attires on...
The Catholic Center for Studies and Media (CCSM) in Jordan has expressed pride in the historic speech made by His Majesty King Abdullah II Ibn Al Hussein to the Jordanian people. A statement released...
Fr. Rafiq Khoury, one of the priests of the Latin Patriarchate in Jerusalem, has issued his second book of the new series which can be added to more than 15 books he had authored. He is also the...
There are conflicting press reports about the number of Christians detained in Syria by the extremist gangs... What is confirmed is that we are expecting a new wave of Christian Arab martyrs… *** O...
Extremism was not absent on the day when Cain killed his brother Abel. But today it is persistent. Humanity finds itself face-to-face with new and rising waves of extremism. It is a two-fold war. The...
The Catholic Centre for Studies and Media (CCSM) in Jordan, on Monday, February 16, strongly denounced the brutal massacre committed by the terrorist gangs of the ISIS in Syria and Iraq which led to...
In 2001, after the September 11 events, the then-US President George Bush said: “It is a ‘crusade’ on terrorism.” After several protests on the term, he said:”The word 'crusade' is a slip of the...
This is the fifth year in a row in which the Interfaith Harmony Week (first week of February) has been marked. This day, the brainchild of the Jordanian Hashemite thought, was unanimously adopted at...
The Catholic Center for Studies and Media (CCSM) has denounced the execution of Jordanian pilot Muaz Kasasbeh by terrorist “ISIS” organization and called on the Churches in the Kingdom to ring bells...
The “distinguished” participation of the Coptic Catholic Church in the Synod of the Church in the Middle East, which was held in October 2010 at the Vatican for two weeks, drew my attention....
In his "historic" message to the Christians of the Middle East on the eve marking Christmas celebrations late last year, Pope Francis encouraged them to support what is most beneficial for social...
Pope Francis has praised the Jordanian spirit of hospitality demonstrated towards the refugees of Middle Eastern countries. Pope Francis said, in his annual address on Monday, January 12, to...
The year 2014 is reminiscent of political and humanitarian events, as well as universal religious initiatives aimed at spreading the culture of love and dialogue in addition to continuing the sincere...
The "Arena" theater in Amman was full of people who braved the rainy weather of a cold December evening to attend a concert by Majida Al-Roumi after a 14-year absence from Jordan theaters. On that...