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  • strict warning: Declaration of views_handler_field::query() should be compatible with views_handler::query($group_by = false) in /home/abounaor/public_html/english/sites/all/modules/views/handlers/views_handler_field.inc on line 0.
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  • strict warning: Declaration of views_handler_sort::options_validate() should be compatible with views_handler::options_validate($form, &$form_state) in /home/abounaor/public_html/english/sites/all/modules/views/handlers/views_handler_sort.inc on line 0.
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  • strict warning: Declaration of views_handler_sort::query() should be compatible with views_handler::query($group_by = false) in /home/abounaor/public_html/english/sites/all/modules/views/handlers/views_handler_sort.inc on line 0.
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  • strict warning: Declaration of views_handler_filter::query() should be compatible with views_handler::query($group_by = false) in /home/abounaor/public_html/english/sites/all/modules/views/handlers/views_handler_filter.inc on line 0.
  • strict warning: Declaration of views_plugin_query::options_submit() should be compatible with views_plugin::options_submit($form, &$form_state) in /home/abounaor/public_html/english/sites/all/modules/views/plugins/views_plugin_query.inc on line 0.
  • strict warning: Declaration of views_plugin_row::options_validate() should be compatible with views_plugin::options_validate(&$form, &$form_state) in /home/abounaor/public_html/english/sites/all/modules/views/plugins/views_plugin_row.inc on line 0.
  • strict warning: Non-static method view::load() should not be called statically in /home/abounaor/public_html/english/sites/all/modules/views/views.module on line 1113.
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  • strict warning: Non-static method view::load() should not be called statically in /home/abounaor/public_html/english/sites/all/modules/views/views.module on line 1113.
  • strict warning: Non-static method view::load() should not be called statically in /home/abounaor/public_html/english/sites/all/modules/views/views.module on line 1113.
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  • strict warning: Non-static method view::load() should not be called statically in /home/abounaor/public_html/english/sites/all/modules/views/views.module on line 1113.
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By Fr. Dr. Rif'at Bader
: On these days, people have a legitimate right to question the cause of the evils plaguing the world...More
By Mary Farrow/ catholicnewsagency.com
: In a recent blog post Fr. Nicanor Austriaco, O.P., S.T.D, Ph.D., said he sees reason to hope that the drug hydroxychloroquine could be used to treat the coronavirus, or COVID-19. Austriaco is a professor of biology and theology at Providence College in Providence, Rhode Island. He is currently on lockdown in the Philippines with his mother during...More
By Robin Gomes/ vaticannews.va
: Philippine Cardinal Luis Antonio Tagle has urged that in the current Covid-19 crisis that is wreaking havoc on economies worldwide, rich countries write off the debt of poor countries. “Could the coronavirus (Covid-19) crisis lead to a jubilee of forgiveness of debt, so that those who are in the tombs of indebtedness could find life – untie them,...More
zenit.org
: “Thanks to the help from Europe and Western countries, there are still Christians in Iraq,” explained Father Jens Petzold while visiting Zurich, where he had been invited by Aid to the Church in Need Switzerland (ACN). Father Petzold is originally from Berlin but grew up in Switzerland. Since 2012, he has been head of the Chaldean Catholic...More
vaticannews.va
: The Congregation for Divine Worship adds an intention to the Solemn Intercessions during the Celebration of the Lord’s Passion and proposes a votive Mass taking into consideration the crisis in which the world is living The Congregation for Divine Worship has issued a votive Mass for this time of pandemic, and a new intention for the Solemn...More
Fr. Francesco Patton, ofm/ Custos of the Holy Land
: We are in front of the Holy Sepulcher in Jerusalem, the holiest place for all Christians in the world, the place where Jesus conquered death by rising on Easter morning. I wish to tell each and every one of you that, in this place, we friars of the Custody of the Holy Land, as well as our Greek and Armenian brothers, are praying for you every day...More

World

African Cardinal Philippe Ouédraogo tests positive for Coronavirus

By Courtney Mares/ catholicnewsagency.com
: Cardinal Philippe Ouédraogo of Burkina Faso has tested positive for the coronavirus, his archdiocese announced Tuesday. He is the second cardinal known to have tested positive for the virus, which is now a global pandemic. Ouédraogo, 75, has been admitted to a medical clinic in Burkina Faso’s capital Ouagadougou. He is “in good condition and his close collaborators are reported to be self-isolating,” a spokesman for Burkina Faso’s bishops’ conference, Fr. Paul Dah, told ACI Africa on March 31. The cardinal is president of the African continental bishops’ conference, the Symposium of Episcopal Conferences of Africa and Madagascar (SECAM). He was elected to the post in July 2019. He has been Archbishop of Ouagadougou in Burkina Faso for ten years, and was made a cardinal by Pope Francis in...

Arab World

Bishop Warduni: Easter and coronavirus in empty churches in Iraq

asianews.it
: "In the whole history of Christianity there has never been an Easter like this" of closure and isolation, where everything "seems suspended" and "the future is very uncertain" as if in times of the war, refelects Msgr. Shlemon Audish Warduni, auxiliary bishop of Baghdad. Speaking to AsiaNews the right-hand-man of the Chaldean patriarch stresses, however, that "we are children of hope" and Christ "once again comes to give us back our lives". In these dark times, adds the prelate, the coronavirus emergency has brought "greater unity" between citizens of different faiths, "between Muslims and Christians". “The faithful - says Msgr. Warduni - they need this hope to be strengthened, that they can receive the love of Christ and follow the liturgy "even from a distance. This is not the time "to...

Holy Land

COVID-19: Caritas Jordan presents medical supplies to Health Ministry

By Munir Bayouk-en.abouna.org
: On behalf of the Catholic Church in Jordan and in solidarity with the tremendous effort exerted by the Ministry of Health in with regards to Corona crisis, Caritas Jordan has decided to provide 10 medical beds and 10 oxygen generators to the Jordanian Ministry of Health. Caritas Jordan also expressed its intention to provide 200 food parcels to the Ministry of Social Development to contribute to the campaign designed to present food parcels to the most affected individuals at this critical period. On the other hand, Caritas Jordan continues to provide medical services through coordination with accredited hospitals as needed. Efforts are under way with regards to delivery of medicines to 9,000 patients, in Jordan. Caritas Jordan has earlier provided JD10,000 to the Ministry of Health in...