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  • strict warning: Non-static method view::load_views() should not be called statically in /home/abounaor/public_html/english/sites/all/modules/views/views.module on line 1071.
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  • strict warning: Declaration of views_handler_field::query() should be compatible with views_handler::query($group_by = false) in /home/abounaor/public_html/english/sites/all/modules/views/handlers/views_handler_field.inc on line 0.
  • strict warning: Declaration of content_handler_field::element_type() should be compatible with views_handler_field::element_type($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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: Mass circulation Hungarian newspaper Magyar Nemzet, has interviewed Fr. Dr. Rif'at Bader, director...More
vaticannews.va
: Pope Francis met with the Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew on Tuesday, September 17, with the two religious leaders having lunch together at the Casa Santa Marta. The meeting between the Pope and the Patriarch was held in “a fraternal atmosphere”, according to a communiqué from the Holy See Press Office. Pope Francis and Orthodox Patriarch...More
By Fionn Shiner, Marta Petrosillo/catholicherald.co.uk and vaticannews.va
: Pope Francis blessed an icon bound for the people of Syria on Sunday as part of an initiative by a leading Catholic charity to enkindle faith and hope in a country shattered by suffering. The icon of the Our Lady of Sorrows, Consoler of the Syrian People, was blessed by the pontiff at a private ceremony in the Vatican attended by a delegation from...More
By Giovanni Malaspina/ custodia.org
: The solemnity of the Exaltation of the Holy Cross was celebrated on September 14 on Mount Calvary in Jerusalem. During the liturgical year, there were various moments of celebration dedicated to the Holy Cross, which for the Christian is the tree of life and a mark of the authority of Christ over those who, in baptism, are configured to him in...More
By Matthias Böhnke/
: Aid to the Church in Need is calling on children worldwide to take part in the “One Million Children Praying the Rosary” campaign. This year’s theme is mission, as Pope Francis has designated the month of October 2019 as the Extraordinary Missionary Month. Under the motto “Baptized and Sent: The Church of Christ on Mission in the World,” the...More
asianews.it
: The Franciscan friars of Assisi have conferred the prize "Lamp of Peace of St. Francis" on the Bengali economist and banker Muhammad Yunus. The award is given each year by the Franciscan fathers of the Sacred Convent to political, cultural and civil society personalities who have distinguished themselves for their commitment to foster peace,...More

World

President of Community of Sant’Egidio: The ‘Spirit of Assisi’ alive in Madrid

By Deborah Castellano Lubov/ zenit.org
: “The Spirit of Assisi is alive and religious fundamentalism no longer convinces the masses,” affirms without hesitation Marco Impagliazzo from Madrid, where the International Meeting “Peace Without Borders,” promoted by the Sant’Egidio Community is underway (presided over by Impagliazzo), recalling the historic Day of Prayer for Peace convoked in Assisi by St. Pope John Paul II in 1986, with representatives of all the world religions. There are 300 leaders and representatives of the principal world religions in Madrid, from more than 60 countries worldwide. Among the topics to be addressed, from September 15-17, is today’s religious fundamentalism and the conflicts that contribute to it. “However, we must not be nostalgic,” exhorts Impagliazzo. “The East/West bipolar world, with the risk...

Arab World

Iraq: Sako lambasts efforts to undermine Christian presence in Nineveh Plain

saint-adday.com/
: Cardinal Louis Raphael Sako lambasts the Iraqi government and questions “the main goal of the current conflict in Nineveh Plain is, to whom it will be?” Following is the text of Cardinal Louis Raphael Sako article: We are hearing recently a lot about the ongoing conflict related to the Nineveh Plain, which is the only place for Christians in Iraq. This happens concurrently with what I am hearing from Government Officials in personal meetings, that Christians are indigenous component of Iraqi population, and have contributed to the establishment of Iraq. This led me to declare that the human, moral and national duties of Iraqi decision-makers and even citizens should evoke them to do whatever it takes to keep Christians in their land, as an essential part of the Iraqi fabric. This can be...

Holy Land

Patriarch Sabbah: Love is the only commandment that Jesus left us

By Patriarch Michel Sabbah
: A parish is good when both pastor and parishioners are good. Goodness requires cooperation, patience, mutual love, sharing, humility in both and mutual acceptance. With this cooperation, love and humility,the parish forms good believers who pray, love, and build the parish and society as a whole. The parish is a place where the shepherd and the parishioners meet before God. Beyond all aspects of human life, beyond all external relations, the parish is the place where the whole community meets God not only on Sunday but every day because life is formed and grows every day to mold a human being who knows God and man, his brethren. Love is the only commandment that Jesus left us. It is a power that activates all the good in us, when we know how to love, to give and share without limits. With...