January – February 1997


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

Life in a Coptic Catholic Village
A priest’s weekly visits to a remote Egyptian village provide support and hope.
text by Jessica Jones; photographs by Mohammed El-Dakhakhny

Bodbe Monastery: A Beacon of Georgia’s Religious Revival
A visit to a struggling Georgian Orthodox monastery.
text and photographs by Peter Nasmyth

No-nonsense Nuns
Following the 1988 earthquake in Armenia, the Armenian Sisters of the Immaculate Conception traveled to where they were needed most – the earthquake’s epicenter.
text by Sister J. Arousiag Sajonian; photographs by Armineh Johannes

Harvard’s Hotbed of Hope
A handful of professionals from Egypt, Israel, Jordan, Lebanon and Saudi Arabia are chosen to study at Harvard and learn a thing or two about their Middle Eastern neighbors.
text by Brother David Carroll, F.S.C.; photographs by Ilene Perlman

Forming Priests in India’s Thriving Church
To meet the needs of India’s thriving Christian population, numbers of seminarians must increase.
compiled by CNEWA staff

A Stitch in Time Saves Nine
A reflection on hospitality and how a proper visit may gain trust in the Middle East.
by Msgr. Robert L. Stern