Abouna opinion

The Catholic Center for Studies and Media (CCSM) in Jordan conveys to the Jordanians heartfelt wishes on the advent of the holy month of Ramadan, and pleads with the Almighty God to protect the...
During the celebration marking the “Lighting the Candles of Peace’’ which was held at the Church of Baptism off the Baptism Site of Lord Jesus Christ on the bank of the River Jordan within the...
Director of the Catholic Center for Studies and Media in Jordan Fr. Rif'at Bader has said that Christian Arabs are an inherent and authentic part of their Arab societies and that they have...
The Catholic Center for Studies and Media (CCSM) in Jordan marks its sixth anniversary on April 25. The CCSM was launched on April 25, 2012 to serve as a media arm for the Latin Patriarchate, and to...
My yearning to visit Iraq for the first time in my life was great as I was part of a visiting German delegation organized by the German Agency for International Cooperation (GIZ). Yet, this feeling...
The United Nations charters include the term "the culture of peace and non-violence". This culture is contrary to what has been termed as “the culture” of war and violence, in spite of the fact that...
1. Jerusalem is the major center of Easter, the Feast of the Resurrection. Who needs not “a resurrection” these days? Perhaps 'the noble city” is badly in need of the resurrection that took place...
The first celebration observing the Feast of the Annunciation has been celebrated at “Al-Hussein” Cultural Center, a name dear to Jordanians, with a Jordanian aroma. It was observed under the...
The first event: Pope Francis issued a letter a few days ago in which he urged the bishops to spontaneously submit their resignations at the age of 75, which become effective when they are formally...
Director of the Catholic Center for Studies and Media Fr. Rif’at Bader addressed the ceremony marking the Christian-Islamic celebration of the Annunciation at Al Hussein Cultural Center, Ras Al ‘Ain...
His Majesty King Abdullah II addressed the 71st United Nations General Assembly on September 20, 2016. He said: “Jesus, whom we call 'Christ Messiah', is named 25 times in the Qur’an. His mother...
“The Dialogue for Peace” Conference, which has recently convened in Vienna by King Abdullah Ben Abdulaziz International Centre for Interreligious and Intercultural Dialogue (KAICIID), acquired global...
Following the oppressive and unfair measures undertaken by the Municipality of Jerusalem towards the Christian Churches as well as their institutions and properties, which are relevant to the...
The Advisory Council of the Catholic Center for Studies and Media (CCSM) in Jordan has followed with great concern the statement of the Israeli Municipality of Jerusalem, in which it announced the...
A few days ago, a new book was issued titled, “Our Lady of Peace Center, a Message and a Church". The author of the book is Bishop Salem Sayegh, the founder of the center. However, he chose not to...
Have you ever heard of such praise? In praise of thirst? This week, Pope Francis along with the entire Vatican prelates went to Casa Santa Marta for a week of spiritual exercises as has been the case...
The year 2018 marks the 10th anniversary of the passing away of one of the most important researchers who loved Jordan’s land, water and humans. It is a rare issue to find someone who says he wants...
The Vatican’s 2018 Message for World Communications Day is educational par excellence. It is to be reminded that this message has been issued annually on January 24 since 1967 and signed by His...
Over a period of two days, Al-Azhar organized an international conference in which representatives from 86 Arab and foreign countries, as well as Christian, Islamic, and moderate Jewish religious...
For Christians and Muslims in the Arab world and in the Middle East, the New Year began with eyes focusing on the Nativity City, Bethlehem, and other eyes welling with tears focusing on the city of...