Abouna opinion

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...
What is the relationship between clergymen and the environment? The clergymen are leaders in raising awareness on the importance of preserving the environment. From this premise, the initiative...
In January 1971, editor-in chief of the "Voice of the Holy Land" magazine (1967-2002) Fr. Raouf Najjar, conducted an interview with then-Prime Minister Wasfi Tal which unveiled his patriotism and his...
Pope Francis, by the way, is the first non-European pope, who addressed Europe, 28 countries with a population of 500 million, in both provocative and divine ways. He was provocative when he...
The second week of November witnessed massive celebrations marking the silver jubilee of the demolition of the Berlin Wall which took place on November 9, 1989. The celebrations unveiled further...
Joury Jibreen, a seven-year-old girl, having heard about a center hosting displaced brethren from Iraq including children, she rushed holding firmly a small bag. She wanted to present gifts to the...
Fr. Rif’at Bader, director of the Catholic Center for Studies and Media (CCSM) in Amman, has said that His Majesty King Abdullah II Ibn Al Hussein’s Speech from the Throne brought to the light...
Fr. Rif’at Bader, director of the Catholic Center for Studies and Media (CCSM) in Amman, has said that His Majesty King Abdullah II Ibn Al Hussein’s Speech from the Throne brought to the light...
Out of love and appreciation, I have the pleasure to congratulate the community of Arab American parishioners of St. Joseph Church in Pomona, Southern California, on the silver jubilee. Explicitly...
"Yes, the so-called 'Islamic State' drove us out of our homes, but we congratulate the Muslims on the occasion of Eid Al-Adha as we are confident that there is no relationship between Islam and...
The "issue of the Christian Arabs" has always been the main concern of His Majesty the King. In addition to the historic initiatives which Jordan hosted and founded--to become conspicuously global in...
Jordan has had two days with the Arab Women journalists who held their 11th annual conference with Ms. Mahasen Al-Imam, the renowned founder of the Arab Women Media Center. The conference tackled...
With the onset of September this year, the memory is still rife with the events of the important conference which His Majesty King Abdullah II Ibn Al Hussein had called for last year in Amman. At the...
A fellow journalist has asked me about the Christians of Iraq, their number in Jordan, particularly those who recently came, as well as those who came since the 1990s. As I began to answer her...
The sun of August 27 rises to mark the emergence of 11 stars in the horizon of media… a media dedicated to serving humanity… the entire humanity. Eleven years ago, abouna.org site was launched to...
With the onset of this year, members of the Latin Patriarchate of Jerusalem --namely Patriarch Fouad Twal, bishops and priests, met in Amman, Jordan with Her Royal Highness Princess Dina Mired to...
Over a period of two weeks, the United States of America marked the largest gathering of Latin Patriarchate priests who arrived to attend the ordination of Fr. Bernard Poggi, the first ever...
In the wake of the escalating tensions between Israel and Palestine following the murder of three Israeli teens, Bishop William Shomali has encouraged leaders to work for reconciliation rather than...
Thirty days have passed since the fourth papal visit to the Holy Land. It is an opportunity to convey gratitude and appreciation to His Holiness Pope Francis who was the blessed guest of the Holy...