Abouna opinion

With the passing away of Cardinal Jean-Louis Tauran, president of the Pontifical Council for Inter-Religious Dialogue and chamberlain of the Holy Roman Church, aged 75, the world of interfaith...
Director of the Catholic Center for Studies and Media (CCSM) in Jordan Fr. Rif'at Bader obtained his doctorate degree in political philosophy from the Lebanese University on Tuesday, July 11. Fr....
Director of the Catholic Center for Studies and Media (CCSM) in Jordan Fr. Rif'at Bader and members of staff convey heartfelt condolence on the passing away of Cardinal Jean-Louis Tauran. May his...
When viewing the past two decades at the religious level, which almost coincide with the assumption of His Majesty King Abdullah II his constitutional powers, we will find out that there are two...
Over a three-day period, the Forum for Development Culture and Dialogue held a conference titled, "Towards Strengthening the Foundations of Understanding among People of Religions and Cultures" which...
Our Society prides itself with the countless achievements of its own people and civil society institutions. Among the many is the Catholic Centre for Studies and Media (CCSM) and its contribution of...
The Forum for Development Culture and Dialogue has held a conference in the Lebanese capital, Beirut, titled, "Towards Strengthening the Foundations of Understanding among People of Religions and...
In the Church liturgical rite, this prayer is frequently said: "O Lord, grant us the wisdom to know how to handle world affairs and a yearning for the Kingdom of God." Wisdom is the twin sister of...
It is important to convey affection to Fr. Carlo Mazzotta after having assiduously dedicated 16 years of his life. Fr. Carol is an Australian national. He was ordained priest in Rome on June 2, 1985...
Various cities have seen street protests over the past few days. People oppose the government’s IMF-backed tax reform. For Fr Bader, civil society groups have led the demonstrations, not radical...
Praise be to God for the blessing of security and stability that enables our beloved country to organize several conferences in one week. Undoubtedly, this encourages tourism, especially the tourism...
Marking the advent of the month of Ramadan and the upcoming celebration of ‘Id Al-Fitr, the Pontifical Council for Interreligious Dialogue issued its annual message to the Muslims of the world titled...
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...