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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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By Fr. Dr. Rif’at Bader
: His Majesty King Abdullah II’s interview with three young Jordanians indicates that media is no...More
By Munir Bayouk/ en.abouna.org
: Most Rev. Archbishop Pierbattista Pizzaballa, Apostolic Administrator of the Latin Patriarchate of Jerusalem, patronized the opening of the 8th Annual Canon Law Conference at the Movenpick Resort and Spa, Dead Sea, on Monday, July 22. The conference titled, "Towards Canon Law Continuous Education within the Marriage, its Provisions and Canon Law...More
By Andrea Tornielli/ vaticannews.va
: Acts of war and bombardments against defenseless civilians continue to occur in Syria. With dozens of health facilities destroyed or closed in Idlib Province, Pope Francis asks Cardinal Turkson to deliver a letter to the Syrian President. Protection of civilian life, an end to the humanitarian catastrophe in Idlib Province, concrete initiatives...More
Amman-en.abouna.org
: Following is the text of the statement issued by His Royal Highness Prince El Hassan Bin Talal on Monday. July 22, marking the 6th anniversary of the kidnapping of metropolitans of Aleppo Mor Gregorios Yohanna Ibrahim and Paul Yazigi: "Six whole years have now passed since the kidnapping of metropolitans of Aleppo Mor Gregorios Yohanna Ibrahim,...More
mofa.gov.iq
: Iraqi Ambassador to the Holy See Dr. Amal Mousa Hussein met with Undersecretary of the Foreign Ministry Monsignor Antoine Camilleri, in his office in the Vatican City on Sunday, July 21. The Undersecretary welcomed the Ambassador and thanked her for initiating the visit, wishing her success in her work and representing her country, which the Pope...More
By Doreen Abi Raad/ ncregister.com
: Five years ago this summer, Christians in the Nineveh Plain of Iraq were driven out from their ancient homelands by ISIS, literally overnight. In just a few hours, the Islamic State terrorist group emptied the plain of more than 100,000 Christians, including all of the 50,000 Syriac Catholic residents of Qaraqosh. From their place of exile in the...More

World

Myanmar cardinal: Compassion is the common religion of humanity

By Nirmala Carvalho/ cruxnow.com/
: Lamenting the “shopping list of human hatred,” Myanmar’s cardinal has called for religious leaders to “light a candle of hope” by insisting that not only is peace possible, it is “the only way.” Cardinal Charles Maung Bo, the Archbishop of Yangon, was speaking July 16 at an event at the United Nations headquarters in New York sponsored by the International Partnership on Religion and Sustainable Development (PaRD). The meeting was under the theme “Together for the Goals - Religious Actors’ Role on Sustaining Peace - SDG 16: Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions,” referring to the UN’s sustainable development goals for the year 2030. The 17 goals were set by the United Nations General Assembly in 2015, and are meant to address global challenges related to poverty, inequality, climate,...

Arab World

Archbishop of Basra: The reopening of the Church of Virgin Mary 'a sign of hope'

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: Begun in 1907 and inaugurated in 1930, the Gothic style building was designed by Italian architects. In the war between Iran and Iraq, it became a refugee camp for poor families. 3877 children baptized inside. After the restoration, it will be a "sanctuary open for everyone". The place of worship "reopened only as a sanctuary" to allow the faithful "to pray to the Virgin Mary". A place "open to all" and to which "everyone will have access" without distinction or prohibition on an ethnic or confessional basis. This is the goal of Msgr. Alnaufali Habib Jajou, Chaldean archbishop of Basra, in southern Iraq, ahead of the reopening of the Church of the Virgin Mary after decades of closure and abandonment. "This is a sign of hope - adds the prelate - for the local population". In the...

Holy Land

Jerusalem: Franciscan Parishes, Latin Patriarchate sign agreement

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: An agreement has been signed by the Franciscan Parishes and the Latin Patriarchate with a fundamental aim to regulate the competences, especially for those sanctuaries of historical importance, where, alongside the management and accessibility to pilgrims, there is also the task of pastoral service. Most Rev. Archbishop Pierbattista Pizzaballa, Apostolic Administrator Latin Patriarchate of Jerusalem said, "Our journey together started at least 170 years ago, when the Latin Patriarchate was recomposed, and this is an act of mutual trust." On a journey together for the benefit of the local Christian population of the Holy Land, he said adding that this is one of the reasons that pushed the Custody of the Holy Land and the Latin Patriarchate to sign the first agreement for the entrustment...