ASIA/LEBANON - Abouna.org awarded as best Arab Christian website
Beirut (Agenzia Fides) - The Catholic website www.abouna.org, directed by Father Rifat Bader – a Jordanian priest of the Latin Patriarchate of Jerusalem - was voted best Arab Christian website in the competition organized by the Arab Christian Media Festival, an annual event organized by the World Federation of Catholic journalism in Lebanon.
Fr. Bader, director of the Catholic Center for Studies and Media, dedicated the award received in Beirut also to "two dear old friends of the website, which at the time were the first readers and editors" the two bishops of Aleppo Boulos al-Yazigi and Mar Gregorios Yohanna Ibrahim, abducted last April. Fr. Bader hopes he will soon be able to give the news of their release on his website "and for an end to violence in their Homeland, Syria". (GV) (Agenzia Fides 03/12/2013)
- 2014-02-15 ASIA/LEBANON - The reduction of lands belonging to Christians continues
- 2014-02-10 ASIA/LEBANON - Feast of St. Maron, the Lebanese reflect on the "Bkerké Charter"
- 2014-02-05 ASIA/LEBANON - The victims of the Armenian Genocide will be canonized
- 2014-02-01 ASIA/LEBANON - Maronite priest Paul Karam new President of Caritas Lebanon
- 2014-01-23 ASIA/LEBANON - Patriarch Rai: Tripoli will not give in to the spiral of sectarian violence
- 2014-01-10 ASIA/LEBANON - The Missionary Childhood children in Lebanon help Syrian refugee children
- 2014-01-09 ASIA/LEBANON - Maronite Bishops: Lebanon looks like the Prometheus of the Middle East
- 2014-01-03 ASIA/LEBANON - The Maronite Church is against the formation of a fait accompli government and the postponement of presidential elections
- 2013-12-21 ASIA/LEBANON - Patriarch Rai: some lawyers help Catholics to convert in order to divorce
- 2013-12-19 ASIA/LEBANON - Patriarch Rai’s first "Tweet" aimed at the young people of the Middle East