from ONE

Farming a Brighter Future
story and photographs by Peter Lemieux
(From ONE magazine January 2010)
In Ethiopia’s breadbasket, agriculture flourishes

City of Charity
by Liam Stack with photographs by Sean Sprague
(From ONE magazine May 2009)
New life and a brighter future for Egypt’s needy children

Mothering Mercies
by Daoud Kuttab with photographs by Nader Daoud
(From ONE magazine May 2009)
Healing in an impoverished city in Jordan

Jerusalem’s Good Samaritans
by Hanne Foighel with photographs by J Carrier
(From ONE magazine November 2009)
The elderly of the Old City do not walk alone

Harvesting the Rain
by Sean Sprague and Jomi Thomas
(From ONE magazine July 2007)
Despite its lush climate, Kerala has a water problem

Retooling Green Gardens
text by Paul Wachter
photographs by Cody Christopulos
(From ONE magazine May 2005)
A former leprosarium in India tackles cancer

12 Years of Perseverance
text and photographs by Sean Sprague
(From ONE magazine September 2005)
In fits and starts, an Ethiopian village builds a church

It’s All for the Lord
by Dorothy Humanitzki
(From CNEWA WORLD March – April 2004)
Retired couple make a full-time job of helping the needy

CNEWA’s Bifurcation
by Msgr. Archimandrite Robert L. Stern
(From CNEWA WORLD March – April 2004)
From the Secretary General

Rebuilding Bethlehem
by Charles Miller, S.M.
(From CNEWA WORLD January – February 2002)
Despite a year of violence, individuals and organizations continue to offer help and hope.

From Dust to Dignity
text and photographs by Sean Sprague
(From CNEWA WORLD November – December 2002)
Training for an independent life in Upper Egypt.

CNEWA at 75: The Beginning
text by Peg Maron
photographs: CNEWA Archives
(From CNEWA WORLD May – June 2001)
CNEWA – a true expression of the popes’ love and concern for the peoples and churches of the Near East.

CNEWA at 75: Decades of Turbulence
text by Peg Maron
photographs: CNEWA Archives
(From CNEWA WORLD July – August 2001)
Despite the Depression and world war, CNEWA provided care and support to those in need.

Every Child Has a Name
text and photographs by Christian Molidor, R.S.M.
(From CNEWA WORLD September – October 2001)
At Kidane Mehret Children’s Home in Addis Ababa, orphaned children receive love, care and a name.

CNEWA at 75: Into The Future
by Peg Maron
(From CNEWA WORLD November – December 2001)
CNEWA continues its good work under the aegis of Msgr. Robert L. Stern.

Thursday’s Child Has a Journey Ahead
text and photographs by Marilyn Raschka
(From CNEWA WORLD November – December 2001)
Greek children with special needs find an oasis in a children’s home called Pammakaristos.

Restoring Lebanon
by Michael J.L. La Civita
(From Catholic Near East March – April 1999)
Through the good times and the bad, the Pontifical Mission had been a beacon to the people of Lebanon.

A Church Transformed
text by Father Denis J. Madden
photographs by Joel Fishman
(From Catholic Near East March – April 1997)
The events surrounding the unveiling of the newly restored dome of the Church of the Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem.

Your Druze and Mine
by Marilyn Raschka
(From Catholic Near East September – October 1996)
The Druze faith, an ancient, closed religious system, is still going strong in Lebanon.

Days of Hope in Amman
compiled by CNEWA staff
photographs by Miriam Sushman
(From Catholic Near East November – December 1996)
The Pontifical Mission’s humanitarian and pastoral activities in Jordan continue to provide medical care to those in need.

Supporting the Church in India
text by Kamini Desai Sanghvi
photos by Sister Christian Molidor, R.S.M.
(From Catholic Near East March – April 1995)
For decades, CNEWA has been in India, helping more than 25 million Christians. We’re still there.

Passing Through Kerala
by Kamini Desai Sanghvi
photos by Christian Molidor, R.S.M.
(From Catholic Near East March – April 1994)
A visit to some of CNEWA’s projects in Kerala.

All in the Family
by Brother David Carroll, F.S.C., Ph.D.
(From Catholic Near East September – October 1994)
A look at the families whose lives have been changed through the generosity of our benefactors.

A Fish in the Desert
text by the Rev. William D. Corcoran
photos by Miriam Sushman
(From Catholic Near East November – December 1994)
An ancient village in Jordan strives to maintain its identity in an increasingly technological society.

A Sister Act Hard to Follow
text and photos by Marilyn Raschka
(From Catholic Near East November – December 1994)
The Little Sisters of Nazareth reach out to those suffering misfortune in Dbayeh refugee camp.

The House That Jack Rebuilt
text and photos by Marilyn Raschka
(From Catholic Near East January 1993)
Two villages in Lebanon are now hopeful thanks to the Pontifical Mission.

The Innocents of Bethlehem
by George Martin
(From Catholic Near East March 1993)
At the Creche in Bethlehem, the Daughters of Charity dole out huge helpings of love to abandoned children.

It’s Monday Morning; That’s Good News
text and photographs by Marilyn Raschka
(From Catholic Near East May 1993)
A hospital in the foothills of Beirut offers specialized care to children suffering from scoliosis.

Gaza Health Project
prepared by Pontifical Mission, Jerusalem
photos by Karen Lagerquist
(From Catholic Near East September 1993)
Excerpts from a report and proposal by the Pontifical Mission’s Jerusalem office, presented to major funding agencies at a Vatican meeting.

The Call of the East
by Michael J.L. La Civita
(From Catholic Near East October 1991)
A history of CNEWA and the work of its founder, Msgr. Richard Barry-Doyle.

Eritrea and Tigre: In Desperate Need
compiled by Catholic Near East staff
(From Catholic Near East January 1990)
An update on the ongoing war and subsequent famine in Eritrea.

Hope Kindled in Bethany
by Thomas McHugh
(From Catholic Near East April 1990)
A L’Arche community in the West Bank offers a haven for the area’s mentally challenged.

A Gateway to Hope
by Bernard Knezich, F.S.C.
(From Catholic Near East Summer 1988)
Bethlehem University offers Palestinian students of the West Bank and Gaza an education – which gives them a reason to stay in their homeland.

A Loan…At Last!
by Catherine Coyne
photos: CNEWA-PMP, Jerusalem
(From Catholic Near East Magazine Winter 1980)
With some help from CNEWA, small business owners in the Holy Land are able to help themselves – and their businesses – prosper.

Miracles Happen in Bethlehem
by Carol Hunnybun
photos: CNEWA files
(From Catholic Near East Magazine Winter 1979)
At the Arab Society for the Physically Handicapped in Bethlehem, physically challenged girls and boys find support and hope.

Serving the Smallest
by Nora Coyne
photos by Garo of Jerusalem
(From Catholic Near East Magazine Winter 1978)
The Greek Catholic Baby Clinic in the Old City helps thousands of children and mothers alike.

from News

India’s Growth
news from ONE Magazine (11 September 2008)
CNEWA’s work in India was the subject of meetings between Chorbishop John Faris, Deputy Secretary General, and the bishops of the Syro-Malabar Catholic Church in Ernakulam, Kerala, on 20 August.

India Office Matures
news from ONE Magazine (22 May 2008)
CNEWA’s regional office in Ernakulam, Kerala, is now a registered charitable organization under Indian law.

Captivated by India
news from ONE Magazine (22 May 2007)
Ever since he traveled to India on a family vacation, François Letaconnoux, the president and chief executive officer of a New York investment firm, decided he wanted to give back to the people of a country that had captivated him.

from Blog Content

A CNEWA Donor for 70 Years
One of CNEWA's longest-running donors shares his thoughts.

In Palestine, A Town Where Christians and Muslims Are Good Neighbors
Sami El-Yousef recounts his visit to a city in Palestine with a large Christian representation and a strong spirit of inter-religious cooperation.