Jordan: City of Salt nominated the 6th UNESCO World Heritage Site

Submitted by munir on Sat, 07/31/2021 - 13:34

Jordan has proven to be a country characterized by its religious sites and incorporating cities that exude heritage and culture. It is a conflation of faith with cultures or rather a country that merges civilization, culture, common living, and beauty.

 

On July 27, 2021 press reports indicated that the city of Salt in Balqa, Jordan, has been nominated as the 6th UNESCO World Heritage Site succeeding Petra, Wadi Rum, Qasir Amra, Umm Ar-Rasas, and the Baptism Site.

 

What does the future hold for Lebanese Christians?

Submitted by munir on Wed, 07/28/2021 - 12:50

Press reports emerging from Lebanon draw a bleak image, as the future hanging in the balance conflates a number of different economic, political, and social problems. The current problems in Lebanon are innumerable incorporating failure to form a representative government, in addition to various social problems related to an apocalyptic slump in the value of the local currency, a spiking of commodity prices, as well as food and energy shortages, and high rates of unemployment estimated at more than 40 per cent.

 

On the 5th anniversary of the martyrdom of Fr. Jacques Hamel

Submitted by munir on Mon, 07/26/2021 - 13:31

The day July 26, 2016 marks the 5th anniversary of the martyrdom of Fr. Jacques Hamel who was brutally slain while celebrating Holy Mass and pointing his testimony for Lord Jesus when two armed gunmen stormed his church in Saint-Etienne-du-Rouvray in Normandy. In the attack Fr. Hamel’s throat was slit and the attackers were identified as extremists.

 

"Feel proud that you are a graduate of Bethlehem University"

Submitted by munir on Sat, 07/17/2021 - 12:07

On Tuesday, 29 June 2021, and Thursday, 1 July 2021, Bethlehem University held the 45th graduation ceremonies conferring the degrees on 746 graduates.

 

The graduates were from the Faculty of Arts, the Faculty of Education, the Institute of Hotel Management and Tourism, the Shukri Ibrahim Dabdoub Faculty of Business Administration, the Faculty of Science, as well as the Tarek Juffali Faculty of Nursing and Health Sciences.

 

“Convert death into life, weapons into food”

Submitted by munir on Wed, 07/14/2021 - 13:28

Since the emergence of COVID-19 pandemic, His Holiness Pope Francis has repeatedly called for taking a thorough and comprehensive overview of the post-pandemic period while realizing the grave damage inflicted on the global world economy that would have negative repercussions leading to starvation, poverty, unemployment, violence, and social instabilities.