April 1990

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

Ecumenism 25 Years Later
Unity between the Eastern and Western churches continues to be an ongoing process.
by Brother William J. Martyn, S.A.; photos: CNEWA files

Hope Kindled in Bethany
A L’Arche community in the West Bank offers a haven for the area’s mentally challenged.
by Thomas McHugh

The Star in the East
Hard-hit by the intifada, the town of Beit Sahour adds a new angle to the Palestinians’ struggle.
compiled by Catholic Near East staff

A Test of Faith for Romanians
A Romanian Catholic community thrives in Queens, New York, but remembers the turmoil of its mother country.
by Michael J.L. La Civita

Mission in Mendida
A Catholic technical school in Ethiopia offers hope to the surrounding community.
by Thomas McHugh; photos by Christian Molidor, R.S.M.

An Unprecedented Homily
Departing from tradition, Archbishop Michel Sabbah, Latin Patriarch of Jerusalem, delivered this homily during Midnight Mass in Bethlehem this past Christmas.

Vatican II Reminiscences
Msgr. Stern reflects on Vatican II.
by Msgr. Robert L. Stern