January 1990

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

Peace in the Middle East: The U.S. Bishops’ Statement
Archbishop Mahoney discusses the National Conference of Catholic Bishops’ statement, “Toward Peace in the Middle East: Perspectives, Principles and Hopes.”
by Archbishop Roger M. Mahony

Christianity in the Soviet Union
The Catholic Church in the Soviet Union is coming to life, thanks to a Soviet thaw.
by Ivan Kauffman

The Catholic Church Unified Not Uniform
Although embracing different rites and traditions, the Churches of the East and West are linked through faith.
by Brother John Samaha, S.M.; photos: CNEWA files

Eritrea and Tigre: In Desperate Need
An update on the ongoing war and subsequent famine in Eritrea.
compiled by Catholic Near East staff

The Catholic Church in India
Although few in number, India’s Catholics to make a difference.
by Rev. John Vallamattam, M.A., Ph.D.

A Jewel Within a Jewel
A masterpiece of medieval Russian art, the icon of Our Lady of Vladimir, remains a powerful symbol for the Russian people.
by Michael J.L. La Civita

Love, Liberty and Justice
In the wake of the U.S. Bishops’ statement, Toward Peace in the Middle East: Perspectives, Principles and Hopes, Msgr. Stern reflects on the search for justice and peace.
by Msgr. Robert L. Stern