May – June 1999

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

Fortifying the Faith of Egypt’s Youth
The Coptic Orthodox Church offers a variety of programs to reach its challenged youth.
by Dale Gavlak

Blessed Is the One Whom the Prophets Portrayed
A Syriac Hymn composed by the great doctor of the church, St. Ephrem the Syrian.
translated by Kathleen E. McVey

Catholic Schools in Ethiopia
Catholic Schools in Ethiopia provide a glimmer of hope for the nation’s poor.
text by Brother Vincent Pelletier, F.S.C.; photographs by Asrat Habte Mariam

Pontifical Mission at 50: Reflections of the Nesnas Family
A profile of a family intimately linked to the Pontifical Mission.
by Michael J.L. La Civita

The Presbyterian Church in the Middle East
While small, the Presbyterian movement has for more than a century affected the lives of generations in the Middle East.
text and photographs by Rev. Kenneth Bailey, Th.D.

On Purpose
Our quest for purpose – wisdom – is a gift from God.
by Msgr. Robert L. Stern