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11 Dec 2008 – Msgr. Robert L. Stern spoke with Terrasanta.net recently about the challenges facing Christians in the holy land, the pope’s planned visit there next year, the possible impact of a new U.S. president and the importance of international aid to the region.  Read more...
21 Nov 2008 Ottawa — Catholic Near East Welfare Association (CNEWA) has launched an emergency appeal to aid Iraqi Christian families displaced by violence and war   Read more...
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17 Nov 2008 – As Bishop of the Chaldean Catholic Church in Syria, I have witnessed over the last 10 years all the misfortunes that have befallen the Christians in the Middle East, the Holy Land and especially Iraq. In this letter, I would like to share with you the concerns of our Churches, of our families who worry about their children’s future, and quite simply, their very survival.   Read more...
26 Sep 2008 OTTAWA — Archbishop Thomas Collins of Toronto and Archbishop Martin William Currie of St. John’s-Grand Falls have accepted an invitation from Ottawa Archbishop Terrence Prendergast, S.J., to join the Board of Trustees of CNEWA Canada.   Read more...
31 Jul 2008 OTTAWA – CNEWA Canada has launched an emergency appeal to aid families in western Ukraine displaced by what is called the worse flooding in a century.   Read more...
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23 Jun 2008 – On 22 June at the Basilica of the Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem, Coadjutor Archbishop Fouad Twal was enthroned as Latin patriarch of Jerusalem, succeeding the retiring patriarch, Archbishop Michel Sabbah.  Read more...
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Iraq’s Tragedy (web news)
10 Jun 2008 – “We’re not refugees. We’re here for a while and we’re going back to build our country,” said Sister Diana, an Iraqi Dominican Sister of St. Catherine of Siena now living and working in Michigan. “Our country is suffering and our main concern is how to help [it] come to a new birth.”   Read more...
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02 Jun 2008 – The Catholic Press Association of the United States and Canada awarded CNEWA’s ONE magazine eight awards at its annual convention in Toronto, Canada, on Friday, 30 May.  Read more...


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