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en.abouna.org
: His Holiness Pope Francis has paid tribute to the efforts exerted by Jordan in hosting the refugees...More

Latin Patriarchate

By Most Rev. Archbishop Pierbattista Pizzaballa
By Linda Bordoni/ vaticannews.va and Deborah Castellano Lubov/ zenit.org
: Pope Francis has appealed to Christians across the world to pray and to work for full Christian Unity. He also reminded the faithful that “Ecumenism is not something optional”. Speaking during the weekly General Audience,on Wednesday, January 16, the Pope looked ahead to the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity that takes place from 18 to 25 January...More
By Judith Sudilovsky/ Catholic News Service
: Visiting with Christian communities in northern Israel and the northern Palestinian territories has helped bishops participating in the annual Holy Land Coordination see "the great need" to promote an understanding between Israelis and Palestinians, said Bishop Noel Treanor of Down and Connor, Ireland. "There is a need to devise ways for both...More
Bethlehem-en.abouna.org
: Over one-and-a-half million rosaries have been made in Bethlehem from the wood of olive tree as they are intended for the World Youth Day, scheduled for January 22-27, 2019 in Panama City, Panama. Monsignor Pierre Bürcher, bishop emeritus of Reykjavik, Iceland, plans to donate the rosaries to the young people participating in the event which will...More
lpj.org
: The Week of Prayer for Christian Unity, will take place on January 19 – 27, 2019 in Jerusalem. The theme for this year is, “Justice and Only Justice You Shall Pursue” (Deuteronomy 16:18-20). This week of prayer in Jerusalem is held one week after the official date to accommodate Armenian Christians’ celebration of Epiphany. The theme for the Week...More
The Jordan Times
: HRH Prince Hassan, chairman of the Arab Thought Forum (ATF), on Tuesday, January 15, inaugurated the Encyclopaedia Palestinica, written by Mohammad Ghousheh, at the Royal Cultural Centre, the Jordan News Agency, Petra, reported. During the ceremony, which was organized by the ATF in cooperation with the Royal Institute for Inter-Faith Studies,...More

World

Panama archbishop to WYD pilgrims: ‘The Church and society need you'

By John Waters/ vaticannews.va
: With World Youth Day 2019 set to begin in just over a week, Vatican News’ Massimiliano Menichetti sat down with Archbishop José Domingo Ulloa Mendieta of Panama City. Archbishop Ulloa Mendieta heads the Diocese that is hosting the 2019 World Youth Day. In an interview with Massimiliano Menichetti he discussed his hopes for the Catholic Youth festival; he spoke of the young pilgrims’ expectations and described what sort of reception will be awaiting Pope Francis when he arrives in Panama on 23rd January. The following is an English translation of the original interview: Q: How did you prepare for this great meeting with the Pope and young people from all over the world? R: Our preparation is supported, first of all, by prayer. For the past 2 years or so we have put this project into the...

Arab World

Syria pledges to rebuild the memorial church of the Armenian Genocide in Deir ez-Zor

Agenzia Fides
: Syrian President Bashar al Assad has pledged to rebuild with state funding the church-sanctuary of the Armenian martyrs located in the Syrian city of Deir ez-Zor, which was devastated by the jihadists of the Islamic State (Daesh ) in September 2014. The intention to revive the shrine dedicated to the victims of the Armenian Genocide from its rubble - refer Armenian sources such as Armenpress, and also channel Ishtar TV - was expressed by the Syrian president during a recent meeting with a delegation of Armenian businessmen visiting Syria, led by George Parseghian, President of the representative committee of Armenian Syrians in Armenia. In September 2014, as reported then by Fides, the jihadists of Daesh conquered about half of the urban area of Deir ez-Zor, an eastern Syrian city with a...

Holy Land

AUM hosts workshop on preservation of the architectural urban heritage

Madaba-en.abouna.org
: The American University of Madaba (AUM) faculty of architecture and design hosted a workshop titled, “Preservation of the Architectural Urban Heritage in the Study Plans of Architectural Schools throughout Jordanian Universities” on January 10, 2019. The workshop, held under the patronage of AUM President Professor Nabil Ayoub and in collaboration with the Jordan Engineers Association (JEA), was attended by President of JEA Arch. Ahmad Al Zou’bi, Prof. Taleb Al Rifai, Landscape Design Prof. at AUM Kamel Mahadin, President of the Architectural Section at JEA Eng. Ahmad Seyam, Dean of Architecture at AUM Prof. Naif Haddad, Chairman of the Heritage Committee at JEA Arch. Marah Khayyat. Furthermore, in attendance were academics, specialized practitioners and representative from several...