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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, &$form_state) in /home/abounaor/public_html/english/sites/all/modules/views/handlers/views_handler_sort.inc on line 0.
  • strict warning: Declaration of views_handler_sort::options_submit() should be compatible with views_handler::options_submit($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.
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  • 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.
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By Fr. Dr. Rif’at Bader
: On these fast-paced days--at a time when the peoples of the world get preoccupied with issues...More
catholicnewsagency.com
: A cardinal has encouraged Catholics to take part in the worldwide struggle for racial justice following the death of George Floyd. Cardinal Michael Fitzgerald, a former president of the Pontifical Council for Interreligious Dialogue, said that Christians should seek to listen to those who have experienced prejudice. “I think it’s important that we...More
Inés San Martín/ cruxnow.com
: Although Pope Francis hasn’t visited his homeland since his 2013 election, he often gives signs that his heart still belongs to the country of his birth. Recently, he sent hand-written letters to two charitable causes sponsored by the Jesuits, the religious order to which Francis belongs. The concept of both campaigns is similar: Deliver food...More
Fady Noun/ asianews.it
: Convinced that each change needs an educational journey to develop a new sense of solidarity and a more open society, the Maronite Patriarch, Bechara al-Rahi, unveiled plans yesterday for a ‘comprehensive national educational pact’ at the Maronite bishops’ monthly assembly. The project is inspired by Pope Francis who, on 12 September, endorsed an...More
Geoffroy Poirier-Coutansais/ lpj.org
: On Sunday, June 28, the eve of the Solemnity of Saint Peter and Saint Paul, the Augustinians and Oblates of the Assumption invited, as is tradition, religious communities and a few faithful to come and celebrate the First Vespers at the site of Saint Peter- in-Gallicantu. Presided over Most Rev. Archbishop Pierbattista Pizzaballa, Apostolic...More
Giovanni Malaspina/ custodia.org
: As tradition has it in the Holy Land, on Wednesday, July 1, the Feast of the Most Precious Blood of Our Lord Jesus Christ was celebrated at the Basilica of the Agony in Gethsemane, just outside the walls of Jerusalem. The celebration started with the scattering of red rose petals on the stone under the altar of the Basilica. It was the Custos of...More

World

Holy See: Unilateral actions jeopardize peace between Israelis, Palestinians

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: The Holy See Press Office released a statement on Wednesday, July 1, regarding a meeting that took place on Tuesday. June 30. Cardinal Secretary of State Parolin "met with the ambassadors of the United States of America and of the State of Israel", the statement reads. During the meeting, the Cardinal expressed the Holy See's concern "regarding possible unilateral actions that may further jeopardize the search for peace between Israelis and Palestinians, as well as the delicate situation in the Middle East". The statement continues saying, "As already declared on 20 November 2019 and on 20 May 2020, the Holy See reiterates that the State of Israel and the State of Palestine have the right to exist and to live in peace and security, within internationally recognized borders. It thus...

Arab World

‘Yemen is broken, Queen of Peace pray for us!’ Pleads Monsignor Hinder

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: “I beg those responsible to understand the gravity of the country’s situation,” Vatican Radio (Gabriella Ceraso) reported on June 27, 2020, the words of the Apostolic Vicar of Southern Arabia, Monsignor Paul Hinder, who is alarmed by the “absence of a stable truce in Yemen, at war since 2015, where the population is starving and tired.” He entrusted the country to the prayer of the Virgin Mary, under the title “Queen of Peace.” “In face of human powerlessness, he entrusted the population to the intercession of the Virgin Mary, “Queen of Peace.” “For my part, I can only invoke the Queen of Peace so that you pray for Yemen and especially for those that have responsibilities to understand the gravity and force of the interior and exterior situation of Yemen. I don’t see how we can come out...

Holy Land

Fr. Dr. Rif'at Bader receives congratulatory cables on silver jubilee of priesthood

By Munir Bayouk-en.abouna.org
: Fr. Dr. Rif'at Bader, parish priest of the Sacred Heart of Jesus Church in Na'our and Director of the Catholic Center of Studies and Media(CCSM) in Amman, has received congratulatory cables from several bishops and clerics marking his silver jubilee of priesthood. In their messages, they congratulated him on his 25 years of undertaking a noble mission of preaching the Lord's message of love and peace, as well as serving the believers in all walks of life. They also prayed that our Father in Heaven will bless him and give him wisdom that comes from above so that he can touch many lives of all that come across him as he serves in the church as a priest. For his part, Fr. Bader thanked them for their well wishes and "for the cooperation, friendship and love expressed over the past years."...