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Father Elias Hanout greets children in front of St. Elias Melkite Greek Catholic Church in the town of Ezraa, which sits in the Houran plain in southern Syria.   (photo: Armineh Johannes) 

Syria’s Catholic and Orthodox churches work together harmoniously — and we help them. CNEWA supports outreach to Iraqi refugees; helps the churches with housing and job programs; provides assistance for catechetical programs; bolsters pastoral programs of the churches; and builds churches and community centers.