On Sunday, April 14, a huge crowd came to the cathedral from every corner of Tunisia to welcome the new Archbishop of Tunisia, Msgr. Ilario Antoniazzi, who succeeds Msgr. Maroun Lahham. He was consecrated on March 16 in Nazareth. The Mass was very festive with many people: the old Christians of Tunisia and the very numerous African students from many French-speaking countries, many priests, and among others, nine priests and lay people who had come from the Holy Land, twelve bishops from Libya, Morocco, Algeria, Sicily and of course Msgr. – Read the rest
Common law marriage (ôrfi) seems to be gaining followers in young Salafist milieus.
Common law marriage, or “Orfi” marriage, is a new phenomenon in Tunisian society. Although it is difficult to compile a register of such cases, the phenomenon can be perceived more and more in the areas surrounding the capital and in other large cities. – Read the rest
The Jewish feast of Chanukah (or the festival of light) was celebrated on Sunday 16 December at La Goulette, a multifaith capital. On that evening, the last evening of Chanukah was celebrated in a festive, friendly atmosphere – a festival which commemorates the restoration of the altar of offerings in the Second Temple of Jerusalem. – Read the rest
The 4th October 2012 we celebrated Rose Anna’s Golden Jubilee.
With her, we choose the Feast of St Francis of Assisi, big lover of nature and specially for his gift of contact with the Moslems. He is, in a way, the first pioneer for the islamo-christians dialogue. – Read the rest
On the 1st of August the community of Nabeul had the joy of welcoming Carina for one week. She accompanied Victoria (Novice from Egypt) who came for a time of life in another community. Victoria stayed with us from Aug. 1st to Sept. 3rd, shared our prayer, work, conversations, etc. – Read the rest