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news item 01 Nov 1993 – The first annual planning meeting of directors from our New York and overseas offices was held in New York in September. Read more...


news item 01 Nov 1993 – Worksheets focusing on the history of Iraq, maps of Eastern Europe and the Middle East and an introduction to Islam are now available from the Association. Read more...


news item 01 Nov 1993 – Speaking of the evolving role of the Pontifical Mission, the pope said, “...the Mission will have to expect, in the situation which is now evolving, to contribute to projects of aid, of rehabilitation and of development for the population of Palestine.” Read more...


news item 01 Nov 1993 – Mr. Alfred W. (Chip) Brown Jr. was appointed the Association’s director of development in August. Read more...


news item 01 Nov 1993 – “Over the years, almighty God has been good to me and I am returning to his poor some of the goodness God has given me.” Read more...


news item 01 Nov 1993 – Mohammed Gheith, an employee of our Jerusalem office, celebrated his 30th anniversary with the Pontifical Mission on 1 September. Read more...


news item 01 Nov 1993 – Helen Breen, formerly administrator of the Pontifical Mission, Jerusalem, died on 13 July in England. Read more...


news item 01 Nov 1993 – The United States Agency for International Development, or USAID, has awarded Catholic Near East Welfare Association a $1.5 million grant for our Beirut office’s relief and resettlement activities in Lebanon. Read more...