Fall 1977


The Middle Eastern Family
Close family relationships and traditions are the foundations of Middle Eastern society.
by Rev. Kamal Farah

The Caves of Cappadocia
Carved out of volcanic rock in Turkey are caves containing ancient Byzantine art that has never seen the light of day.
text and photographs by William Tracy

The Martyrs of Najran
A group of Coptic Christians in the sixth century are remembered for their faith.
text and photographs by William E. Mulligan

Ruthenian Rite Catholics
In spite of change, Ruthenians have been successful in finding their voice in the Catholic Church.
by the Most Rev. Thomas V. Dolinay, D.D.; photos by the Most Rev. Michael J. Dudick and the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception

Pammacaristos Home
A home for girls in Greece offers hope and a home to those who have none.
photos by Sister Marina Coumandou

Family Prayer
Prayers from the eastern rites.

Saint of the East: A Remarkable Family
For the family of Emmelia and Basil, becoming a saint runs in the family.