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news item 01 Jul 2000 – In addition to being Archbishop of New York, Archbishop Edward M. Egan is the new president of CNEWA. Read more...


news item 01 Jul 2000 – On 19 May, Archbishop Giovanni Battista Re, Substitute Secretariat of State for General Affairs, and Archbishop Gabriel Montalvo, Apostolic Nuncio to the United States, visited CNEWA’s New York office. Read more...


news item 01 Jul 2000 – Sharing the Sacraments was the subject of an address by Chorbishop John D. Faris, Assistant Secretary General, on 20 June at Orientale Lumen, an annual symposium on the Eastern churches held at the Catholic University of America in Washington, D.C. Read more...


news item 01 Jul 2000 – Mass at Our Lady of Guadalupe Church in the Palestinian village of Bir Zeit was a highlight of a pilgrimage to the Holy Land by a group of Spanish-speaking pilgrims. Read more...


news item 01 Jul 2000 – For the second consecutive year, Catholic Near East received a first-place award for General Excellence at the annual meeting of the Catholic Press Association in Baltimore on 26 May. Read more...


news item 01 Jul 2000 – Representatives of the eastern churches and funding agencies working with the Holy See’s Congregation for the Eastern Churches met in Beirut on 3 and 4 May to prioritize the social-pastoral needs of Lebanon. Read more...


news item 01 Jul 2000 – In response to an emergency appeal for famine relief in Ethiopia and Eritrea, CNEWA’s generous donors provided an extraordinary amount of assistance–to date, roughly $360,000 has been donated. Read more...