Abouna opinion

The Catholic Center for Studies and Media (CCSM) in Jordan expresses its sincere wishes to all Muslim brethren in the world on the advent of Eid al-Fitr which followed a month of fasting and charity...
The Catholic Center for Studies and Media (CCSM) in Jordan joyfully conveys its sincere wishes to His Beatitude Patriarch Joseph Absi for his election as new patriarch of the fraternal Greek Catholic...
During a meeting between His Royal Highness Prince El Hassan Bin Talal with the students of the American University of Madaba (which is affiliated with the Latin Patriarchate), an interesting...
Here are some ideas that can be summed up in five points: 1. On the eve marking Independence Day, Caritas Jordan whose name means "love" celebrated its 50th anniversary. It was in 1967 when the...
The Catholic Center for Studies and Media (CCSM) in Jordan on Saturday, May 27, released the good-wishes message which the Pontifical Council for Inter-religious Dialogue in the Vatican has issued...
In the small and quiet Bulgarian capital, Sofia, with a population of 1.5 million people in a country of seven million people, a three-day conference has convened touching on the issue of our time,...
At an invitation extended by the Sofia-based Bulgarian Center for Middle East Studies, an international conference on religion and terrorism convened on May 15-17, 2017. The conference was opened by...
A few days ago two important events, which have great global impact, took place in the Kingdom. Both events fall in the same major category, namely enhancement of the values of citizenship and...
In the past weeks, I had the honor to participate in wide-ranging meeting focusing on developing and promoting the values of citizenship and equality, namely at the dialogue conference between Al-...
Last week, I had the honor to participate in the visit of Pope Francis to Egypt in my capacity as representative of the Latin Patriarchate and of Apostolic Administrator of the Latin Patriarchate of...
Apostolic Administrator of the Latin Patriarchate of Jerusalem Archbishop Pierbattista Pizzaballa has entrusted Fr. Rif'at Bader, director of the Catholic Center for Studies and Media in Jordan (CCSM...
As the 7th discussion paper on education has been issued by His Majesty King Abdullah II, this is the most favorable time for serious and daring discussion of the educational procession, and to have...
First: A fifty-year old man has killed a twenty-year- old man and tried to commit suicide. A sixty-year old-man disappears…Thus, we are talking about people using numbers. Not a day passes without...
The Catholic Center for Studies and Media (CCSM) conveys good wishes to all Christians in the world on the celebrations marking the glorious Rise of Lord Jesus from the Dead. The CCSM pleads with the...
Whoever has chosen to attack the churches in Egypt, undoubtedly knows well three issues, namely the holiness of this day, its peacefulness, and its closeness to the hearts. Palm Sunday is one of the...
As the tragic news about two terrorist explosions that erupted in Egypt and led to the death of several worshippers was disseminated, Director of the Catholic Center for Studies and Media (CCSM) in...
Latin Patriarchal Vicar for Jordan Bishop William Shomali paid a visit to the Catholic Center for Studies (CCSM) in Amman on Wednesday, April 5. He was accompanied by parish priest of the Church of...
I do not recall the name of the intellectual who said that ''the life of humans moves from one beginning to another and proceeds to endless beginnings". This saying applies to a new start, an...
We do thank the Almighty God for the grace of security and stability being enjoyed in our beloved Kingdom. The convening of an Arab summit is testament to the grace God has bestowed on our homeland....
The Holy See has officially announced that Pope Francis will visit the Arab Republic of Egypt in late April, making the first visit to this fraternal Arab country and the second to the Middle East,...