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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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Our Word

By Fr. Dr. Rif’at Bader
: The headline, “Serving a wounded world in interreligious solidarity” is the title of a joint...More
By Munir Bayouk/ en.abouna.org
: September 21 marks the Feast of St. Matthew. Before reflecting on St. Matthew, it is important to note that the turning point in his life was the divine statement made by Lord Jesus to St. Matthew telling him, "Follow me”. He immediately became a disciple of Lord Jesus. Being a disciple of Jesus represents a nonpareil honor or rather the utmost...More
By Hannah Brockhaus/ catholicnewsagency.com
: The blood of early Church martyr St. Januarius liquified in Naples Saturday, September 19, repeating a miracle dating at least to the 14th century. The blood was declared to have turned from solid to liquid at 10:02 am in the Cathedral of the Assumption of Mary September 19, the feast of St. Januarius. Cardinal Crescenzio Sepe, archbishop of...More
catholicnewsagency.com
: Pope Francis has made a surprise donation to struggling poultry workers in Italy. The regional newspaper Il Quotidiano del Molise reported September 18 that the Pope donated 10,000 euros (almost $12,000) after he heard about the plight of the employees in Bojano, a town in the province of Campobasso in south-central Italy. Fr. Alberto Conti,...More
un.org
: Each year the International Day of Peace is observed around the world on 21 September. The UN General Assembly has declared this as a day devoted to strengthening the ideals of peace, through observing 24 hours of non-violence and cease-fire. This year, it has been clearer than ever that we are not each other’s enemies. Rather, our common enemy is...More
Agenzia Fides
: Psychological disorders, depression and social isolation are a phenomenon that the pandemic has exacerbated. For this reason, the Catholic Church in India has launched an articulated program of psychosocial support through online counseling offered to people in difficulty. The service, taken care of through specialists contacted by Caritas India...More

World

Holy See: water Is a crucial element for health of people and planet

By Sr Bernadette Mary Reis/ vaticannews.va
: Archbishop Ivan Jurkovič, Permanent Observer of the Holy See, addressing the 45th Session of the United Nations Human Rights Council on Wednesday says, "water is the most essential element for life, and the future of humanity depends on our capacity to guard it and share it." On the occasion of the 45th Session of the United Nations Human Rights Council, Archbishop Ivan Jurkovič, Permanent Observer of the Holy See, spoke on behalf of the Holy See on Wednesday regarding the “right to safe and clean drinking water and sanitation.” WATER: ESSENTIAL ELEMENT FOR LIFE Citing Pope Francis, the Archbishop reminded those present that “water is the most essential element for life, and the future of humanity depends on our capacity to guard it and share it.” He also stated the Holy See’s position...

Arab World

Syria: The "Holy Land College" of Aleppo returned to the Franciscans

fides.org
: The former "Holy Land College" of Aleppo, historic stronghold of the Custody of the Holy Land in the northern Syrian metropolis, has been officially returned by the Syrian State to the Franciscan Fathers of the Province of Sao Paulo. This was reported by Father Firas Lutfi ofm, Custos of the Province of São Paulo for the Franciscans of Syria, Lebanon and Jordan, in a letter released and also published on the Facebook account by the Catholic parish of the Latin rite of Aleppo. In the letter, dated September 8, the complex is described as a place "which played an important role since its foundation as a secondary school", a school where "many doctors, engineers, state personalities, and civil society received their school diploma". When the schools were nationalized by the Syrian regime,...

Holy Land

Holy Sepulcher: Holy Mass celebrated for the benefactors of the Holy Land

custodia.org
: On Sunday, September 13, Br. Francesco Patton, Custos of the Holy Land, celebrated Holy Mass at the Basilica of the Holy Sepulcher. The celebration had a special intention, namely to pray for all the benefactors of the Land of Jesus, on this day dedicated to the Pro Terra Sancta Collection, to which Christians around the world are invited to collaborate. In this celebration, at the Holy Sepulcher, in the holiest place in all of Christendom, in the place where Lord Jesus conquered sin and death and gave us certain and invincible hope, we want once again to pray for the sick, for those who care for them, for the many poor who have no means to care, but also for the pastors and the governorate. They find themselves having to make difficult choices for the good of the faithful and the people...