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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: Declaration of views_handler_field::query() should be compatible with views_handler::query($group_by = false) in /home/abounaor/public_html/english/sites/all/modules/views/handlers/views_handler_field.inc on line 0.
  • strict warning: Declaration of content_handler_field::element_type() should be compatible with views_handler_field::element_type($none_supported = false, $default_empty = false, $inline = false) in /home/abounaor/public_html/english/sites/all/modules/cck/includes/views/handlers/content_handler_field.inc on line 0.
  • strict warning: Declaration of date_handler_field_multiple::pre_render() should be compatible with content_handler_field_multiple::pre_render($values) in /home/abounaor/public_html/english/sites/all/modules/date/date/date_handler_field_multiple.inc on line 0.
  • 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.
  • strict warning: Declaration of views_handler_sort::options_submit() should be compatible with views_handler::options_submit($form, &$form_state) in /home/abounaor/public_html/english/sites/all/modules/views/handlers/views_handler_sort.inc on line 0.
  • strict warning: Declaration of views_handler_sort::query() should be compatible with views_handler::query($group_by = false) in /home/abounaor/public_html/english/sites/all/modules/views/handlers/views_handler_sort.inc on line 0.
  • strict warning: Declaration of views_handler_filter::options_validate() should be compatible with views_handler::options_validate($form, &$form_state) in /home/abounaor/public_html/english/sites/all/modules/views/handlers/views_handler_filter.inc on line 0.
  • strict warning: Declaration of views_handler_filter::query() should be compatible with views_handler::query($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.
  • strict warning: Declaration of views_handler_argument::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_argument.inc on line 0.
  • strict warning: Declaration of views_handler_argument::query() should be compatible with views_handler::query($group_by = false) in /home/abounaor/public_html/english/sites/all/modules/views/handlers/views_handler_argument.inc on line 0.
  • strict warning: Declaration of views_plugin_style_default::options() should be compatible with views_object::options() in /home/abounaor/public_html/english/sites/all/modules/views/plugins/views_plugin_style_default.inc on line 0.
  • strict warning: Non-static method view::load() should not be called statically in /home/abounaor/public_html/english/sites/all/modules/views/views.module on line 1113.
  • strict warning: Non-static method view::load() should not be called statically in /home/abounaor/public_html/english/sites/all/modules/views/views.module on line 1113.
  • strict warning: Non-static method view::load() should not be called statically in /home/abounaor/public_html/english/sites/all/modules/views/views.module on line 1113.
  • strict warning: Declaration of views_handler_field_user::init() should be compatible with views_handler_field::init(&$view, $options) in /home/abounaor/public_html/english/sites/all/modules/views/modules/user/views_handler_field_user.inc on line 0.
  • strict warning: Non-static method view::load() should not be called statically in /home/abounaor/public_html/english/sites/all/modules/views/views.module on line 1113.
  • strict warning: Non-static method view::load() should not be called statically in /home/abounaor/public_html/english/sites/all/modules/views/views.module on line 1113.
  • strict warning: Non-static method view::load() should not be called statically in /home/abounaor/public_html/english/sites/all/modules/views/views.module on line 1113.
  • strict warning: Non-static method view::load() should not be called statically in /home/abounaor/public_html/english/sites/all/modules/views/views.module on line 1113.
  • strict warning: Declaration of views_handler_area::query() should be compatible with views_handler::query($group_by = false) in /home/abounaor/public_html/english/sites/all/modules/views/handlers/views_handler_area.inc on line 0.
  • strict warning: Declaration of views_handler_area_text::options_submit() should be compatible with views_handler::options_submit($form, &$form_state) in /home/abounaor/public_html/english/sites/all/modules/views/handlers/views_handler_area_text.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.
  • 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.
  • 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: Only variables should be passed by reference in /home/abounaor/public_html/english/sites/all/modules/captcha/captcha.inc on line 61.
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By Fr. Dr. Rif'at Bader
: As the logistic and the spiritual preparations have been completed this week in various churches in...More
vaticannews.va
: Humility, communion, and renunciation are three "essential elements" for the Church to go forward, Pope Francis says in his homily during Mass with representatives of Caritas Internationalis. In his homily during Mass for the Opening of the XXI General Assembly of Caritas Internationalis, on Thursday, May 23, Pope Francis reflected on the “first...More
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: WHY OUR LADY OF FATIMA STATUES ARE SOMETIMES DEPICTED WITH THREE DOVES? In 1946, Portugal celebrated its 300th anniversary of her consecration to the Immaculate Conception. In order to manifest their great love for Our lady of Fatima, the people wished to celebrate it with great pomp and grandeur. A great procession with the statue of Our Lady of...More
By Munir Bayouk/ en.abouna.org
: Within the framework of the numerous Caritas Jordan’s annual activities during the month of Ramadan and in line with its title for this year, namely, “Ramadan is Different in Generous Jordan”, Caritas Jordan took the initiative on Wednesday, May 22, to honor 150 Jordanian workers in Madaba Governorate. Later, a Caritas team presented...More
By John Potifex/ acnuk.org
: An Iraqi Church leader has met UK Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt and called on the British Government to provide urgent help to prevent persecuted minority faith groups from dying out in their ancient homelands. At meetings in London on Tuesday, 21st May 2019, Catholic Chaldean Catholic Archbishop Bashar Warda of Erbil appealed to the UK Government...More
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: Cardinal Fernando Filoni, Prefect of the Vatican Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples, is on a 3-day visit to the Church in Sri Lanka, May 22-24, to bring the solidarity and closeness of Pope Francis to the Christian community, recovering after the Easter Sunday attacks. A leading Vatican official on Wednesday, May 22, began a three-day...More

World

Holy Father expresses closeness to Catholics in China

zenit.org
: Pope Francis on May 22, 2019, expressed his closeness to Catholics in China, noting the upcoming feast on May 24 of the Blessed Virgin Mary Help of Christians. “Next Friday, May 24, we will celebrate the feast of the Blessed Virgin Mary ‘Help of Christians,’ particularly venerated in China at the Shrine of ‘Our Lady of Sheshan,’ near Shanghai, the Holy Father said during his General Audience in St. Peter’s Square. “This happy occasion enables me to express my special closeness and affection to all Catholics in China who, amid daily toils and trials, continue to believe, to hope and to love,” Francis continued. “Dear faithful in China, may our Mother in Heaven help you all to be witnesses of charity and fraternity, keeping yourselves always united in the communion of the universal Church....

Arab World

Archbishop Bashar Warda: Is the US abandoning Christians at risk in Iraq?

Catholic News Agency
: Last week, the U.S. State Department ordered the evacuation of all non-emergency U.S. government employees at the American embassy in Baghdad and consulate in Erbil. Archbishop Bashar Warda, one of the leading voices on behalf of persecuted and displaced Christians in Iraq, released on May 21, an urgent statement regarding the retreat of U.S. personnel from key areas in the country. “We are gravely concerned regarding the recent draw down of the U.S. presence in Iraq,” the archbishop said. “Having faced genocide at the hands of ISIS, our shattered communities have drawn immense hope from the promise of the American commitment to Iraqi minority communities spearheaded by the Vice President.” Warda, as Archbishop of Erbil in the Kurdistan region, received tens of thousands of Christian and...

Holy Land

Meditation of Archbishop Pizzaballa, 'I give you my peace. I do not give it to you as the world gives it'

lpj.org
: Following is the meditation of Most Rev. Archbishop Pierbattista Pizzaballa, Apostolic Administrator of the Latin Patriarchate of Jerusalem, for Sixth Sunday of Easter, Year C, May 26, 2019: Today’s Gospel passage (John 14:23-29) is part of the long speech that Jesus makes to His disciples during the last supper in the Cenacle, after the gesture of the washing of feet. It is a speech of greeting, in which Jesus accompanies the disturbance that the disciples feel at the announcement of His imminent departure with words that tell the meaning of what is happening, that say the purpose of the life that the Lord is about to give. In this discourse, like a refrain, some phrases come back, some intuitions of Jesus, words that are the heart of a disciple’s life. I want to highlight two aspects....