from ONE

by W. Patrick Lang
(From ONE magazine January 2007)
Islam: Monotheistic but not Monolithic

Little Orphan Ahmed
text and photographs by Marilyn Raschka
(From Catholic Near East March – April 1998)
A school and orphanage in a Lebanese Shiite Muslim village come to the rescue.

Surviving War: A Mother’s Tale
by Amal Bouhabib with photographs by Sarah Hunter
(From ONE magazine January 2007)
War in Lebanon has changed the lives of thousands of families

by Michael L. Fitzgerald, M.Afr.
(From ONE magazine September 2008)
Islam’s Many Faces

Shi’ite Muslims: Conceived In Martyrdom
by Mary B. Peters
(From Catholic Near East Magazine Fall 1980)
Each year, the Muslim sect of Shi’ia relives the suffering of the grandson of Muhammad.

Pillars of Lebanon
by Spencer Osberg with photographs by Sarah Hunter
(From ONE magazine July 2008)
Catholic schools heal a divided society

Offering a Hand Up
text and photographs by Marilyn Raschka
(From Catholic Near East March – April 2001)
Two Shiite Muslim villages in Lebanon learn the fine art of prioritizing.

from News

Chaldean Patriarch Warns Surge in Violence May Divide Iraq
Catholic News Service (21 May 2013)
BEIRUT (CNS) — The patriarch of the Chaldean Church in Baghdad denounced a recent series of car bombings and shootings in Iraqi cities that left at least 54 people dead and dozens more injured.

from Blog Content

Picture of the Day: Prayer By Imitation
A boy emulates adults at noon prayer in the Sultan Omar Ali Saifuddin Mosque in Brunei. (photo: Michael Yamashita/ Corbis)

Contesting the Caliphate
Rev. Elias Mallon discusses the efforts of ISIS to bring about a new caliphate.

“What Prayers Shall I Say Now?”

Michel Constantin, CNEWA’s regional director for Lebanon, Syria and Egypt, discusses Iraqi refugees in Ain Kawa.

A Death in Saudi Arabia Underscores Divide
Between Shiite and Sunni Muslims

The year 2015 was filled with violence and bloodshed in the Middle East.