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news item 01 Jan 1996 – New York City’s Church of St. Ignatius Loyola presented a four-week autumn lecture series on the church in the Holy Land. Read more...


news item 01 Jan 1996 – On 23 October, the Pro Ecclesia et Pontifice Cross was presented to Brother David Carroll, F.S.C., by Angelo Cardinal Sodano, Secretary of State to His Holiness, at a Mass in New York City. Read more...


news item 01 Jan 1996 – In late November, Msgr. Robert L. Stern, Secretary General of CNEWA, addressed the Northeastern Lieutenancy of the Equestrian Order of the Holy Sepulchre of Jerusalem at its annual meeting in Boston. He discussed concerns for the Holy Land at a luncheon meeting and spoke about the status of the holy city of Jerusalem at the closing banquet. Read more...


news item 01 Jan 1996 – The Rev. Denis J. Madden, Ph.D., a priest of the Archdiocese of Baltimore, was elected Associate Secretary General of CNEWA by the Board of Trustees at its annual meeting in Washington, D.C., on 14 November. Read more...


news item 01 Jan 1996 – The President of the Islamic Shiite High Council of Lebanon, Sheikh Mohammad Mehdi Chamssedine, met with John Cardinal O’Connor, President of CNEWA, at the Cardinal’s residence in New York. The Lebanese Consul General in New York, Mr. Antoine Chedid, and Msgr. Stern also attended the 29 November meeting. Read more...


news item 01 Jan 1996 – On 1 December 1995, Mr. Raymond A. Riddick was appointed Director of our office in Amman with responsibilities for programmatic activities in the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan. Read more...


news item 01 Jan 1996 – Two prelates of the newly established Eritrean Orthodox Church, Archbishop Yakob and Bishop Dioscoros, visited our New York office on 20 November. Read more...


news item 01 Jan 1996 – Pope John Paul II has appointed Cyril Mar Baselios, O.I.C., the former Syro-Malankara Bishop of Battery, as the Metropolitan Archbishop of Trivandrum. Read more...




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