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Jordan “He fed the hungry… yet he was sentenced to two years in prison!”

By Munir Bayouk/ en.abouna.org: In Lord Jesus’ beatitudes, He said, “Blessed are the merciful, for they shall obtain mercy.”   Mercy is the crux of Christianity and without mercy people are bereft of love and compassion, whereas life becomes rough and merciless. Mercy breeds love and care. It instills in humans the divine nature of love.   In a parable which Lord Jesus gave, He said, “For I was hungry and you gave me something to eat…” it continues, “Truly ...more

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Layal Hazboun/ lpj.org: On Saturday, April 10, 2021, the Feast of St. Mary Magdalene was celebrated on the archaeological site of Magdala, on the shore of the sea of Galilee ...more