March – April 2004

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Cover Story
After the Boom
Residents of Pennsylvania’s former coal towns battle the region’s bleak economic landscape

Features
Answering the Call
A nursing school in India offers training and hope
text and photographs by Sean Sprague

New Reality, Same Artistry
Artists from a famed Russian village revive their spiritual heritage
text and photographs by Sean Sprague

Oasis of Hope
A religious center helps isolated Christians in Egypt strengthen their faith
text and photographs by Sean Sprague

Pilgrims Wanted
Christians of the Holy Land languish as visitors stay away
text by Ben Cramer; photographs by Peter Lemieux

It’s All for the Lord
Retired couple make a full-time job of helping the needy
by Dorothy Humanitzki

Departments
Our World
Stories and events from around the world of CNEWA

CNEWA’s Bifurcation
From the Secretary General
by Msgr. Archimandrite Robert L. Stern