Our World

news item 01 Mar 2001 – Dr. Debra Kalter Chartove was a very special lady. A physician whose specialty was tropical dermatology, she pursued the parasitic causes of skin lesions among the people of Central and South America. Read more...


news item 01 Mar 2001 – Edward Cardinal Egan, 68, Archbishop of New York and President of CNEWA, and four Eastern Catholics were among 44 prelates elevated to the College of Cardinals on 21 February. Read more...


news item 01 Mar 2001 – In the midst of hostilities between the Israeli Defense Forces and militant Palestinians, Father Guido Gockel, M.H.M., Regional Director for Palestine, Israel and Cyprus, travels weekly to the Palestinian villages of Beit Jala and Beit Sahour, where he visits families whose homes have been damaged by shelling. Read more...


news item 01 Mar 2001 – After 16 years of dedicated service at the Pontifical Mission’s Mother of Mercy Clinic in Zerqa, Jordan, the Franciscan Missionaries of the Divine Motherhood have left Zerqa to concentrate more fully on their work in Africa. Read more...


news item 01 Mar 2001 – Historically, CNEWA has worked closely with India’s Syro-Malankara and Syro-Malabar Catholic churches. Read more...


news item 01 Mar 2001 – On 16 February, the synod of the Syriac Catholic Church elected the Syriac Catholic Patriarchal Exarch of Jerusalem, Mar Gregorius Butros Abdel-Ahad, 70, Patriarch of Antioch of the Syrians. Read more...