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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, &$form_state) in /home/abounaor/public_html/english/sites/all/modules/views/handlers/views_handler_sort.inc on line 0.
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  • strict warning: Declaration of views_handler_filter::query() should be compatible with views_handler::query($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.
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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.
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: Director of the Catholic Center for Studies and Media (CCSM) in Jordan Fr. Dr. Rif’at Bader took...More
By Linda Bordoni/ vaticannews.va
: A video, recorded on a smartphone, offers words of encouragement to young people in Thailand who are gathered for a prayer vigil. “Don't spend your life on the couch: go out and make something of it, work hard!” Those are Pope Francis’s first words to young people after his arrival in Bangkok. Stopping briefly in the atrium of the nunciature where...More
By Robin Gomes/ vaticannews.va
: The Holy See has expressed concern that “recent decisions” by the United States could undermine regional stability in the Middle East. A Holy See Press Office communiquè on Wednesday, November 20, said that “In the context of recent decisions that risk undermining further the Israeli-Palestinian peace process and the already fragile regional...More
cruxnow.com
: Pope Francis arrived in Thailand on Wednesday, November 20, for the first visit here by the head of the Roman Catholic Church since St. John Paul II in 1984. Some things to know about the visit and the history of the Church in Thailand: 1. It’s a morale booster. Francis is certain to address some of the major social concerns he often highlights,...More
By Deborah Castellano Lubov/ zenit.org
: In an exclusive interview with Zenit whose senior Vatican correspondent, Deborah Castellano Lubov, is on the Papal Flight for Pope Francis’ Apostolic Trip to Japan and Thailand, November 19-26, the Burmese Salesian Cardinal expressed his thoughts. Following is the exclusive interview: ZENIT: Pope Francis is making a lengthy Apostolic journey in...More
zenit.org
: It is a celebration marking the inauguration of the newly restored church of Haret Saraya, destroyed by jihadists in 2012 Evening is falling in the Valley of the Christians. From its high vantage point the Crusader fortress, the Crac des Chevaliers, built in the 11th-12th century, looks down impassively on the arriving visitors. Today – November...More

World

Pope on board to journalists: Make known these cultures far from the West

Alessandro Di Bussolo / vaticannews,va
: On board the flight that took Pope Francis to Thailand, the first stop of his 32nd apostolic journey, he greeted journalists thanking them for their work.. Before leaving Rome, he met with with ten elderly people in the Casa Santa Marta On the flight to Thailand, the first stage of his 32nd apostolic journey and the fourth to East Asia, the Pope greeted journalists on board saying, "Good evening, thank you for accompanying me on this journey, thank you for your work, it is so good for people to be informed, to know these cultures that are far from the West". "MAKE KNOWN THESE CULTURES FAR FROM THE WEST" At Fiumicino Airport and before boarding the Alitalia plane, the Pope greeted civil and religious authorities. Then, as usual, with his briefcase in his left hand, he climbed the steps to...

Arab World

Turkish president: Christians are not targets of military intervention in Syria

fides.org
: The Turkish government is "particularly sensitive" with respect to the condition of Christian communities in the Middle Eastern region, and with its contribution Syrian Christians will see "their sanctuaries come back to life and their churches will be rebuilt, so that they will be able to return to their lands and start praying there again". With these words Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan wanted to deny the arguments of those who in recent weeks have indicated the local Christian communities as victims and targets of the Turkish military intervention in the northeastern of Syria. The challenging statements of the Turkish leader came during a press conference he held with US President Donald Trump, after the recent meeting between the two leaders in Washington last week. Erdogan...

Holy Land

Caritas Jerusalem holds its first Partners’ Meeting

Jerusalem-en.abouna.org
: Caritas Jerusalem organized its first partner four-day meeting on 4-7 November 2019 in Jerusalem with the wider Caritas family and other donors. The event was attended by representatives of 11 Caritas Member Organisations from around the world, and two other partners that work closely with Caritas Jerusalem. The aim of the meeting was to update the partners on the current work of Caritas Jerusalem with field visits to our projects in the West Bank and the Gaza Strip, to highlight the challenges faced in working in this complex environment, and to explain our current and future financial needs to enable us to work as one family for the people who need love and care in Palestine. A major component of the meeting was to present Caritas Jerusalem’s draft Strategic Plan (2020-2024...