September 1990

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

Early Christianity in the Holy Land: An Emerging View
Extracts from a lecture delivered at the United Nations May 7 by Father Michele Piccirillo of the Franciscan Biblical Institute.
by Father Michele Piccirillo, O.F.M., Ph.D.

Rebuilding a School in the Heart of Cairo
The Christian Brothers tackle Egypt’s desperate need for schools.
by Joyce M. Davis

A Ukrainian Paradox
A centuries-old tradition provides a toehold for rebuilding a culture and a nation.
by Michael J.L. La Civita

Search for Brotherhood in the Christian Near East
During a visit to CNEWA, Armenian Apostolic Catholicos Karekin II, Catholicos of the Great House of Cilicia, reflects on the status of Christianity in the Middle East.
by Thomas McHugh

Made in Bethlehem
Miles of olive groves and the hands of dedicated workers result in a valuable handicraft for the Holy Land.
by Joseph Cornelius Donnelly; photos: CNEWA files

Back to the Future
Helping the churches of the Soviet Union proves a challenge, for both these churches and those of the West.
by Msgr. Robert L. Stern