January – February 2000

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

Pontifical Mission at 50
Msgr. Robert Stern reflects on the reason for the observance of the 50th anniversary of the Pontifical Mission for Palestine.
by Msgr. Robert L. Stern

Pontifical Mission at 50: New York
Dignitaries and long-time friends gather in New York City to commemorate the establishment of the Pontifical Mission.
prepared by CNEWA staff; photographs by Maria Bastone

Pontifical Mission at 50: Bethlehem
Palestinians gather in the “little town of Bethlehem” to observe 50 years of the Holy See’s love and concern for Palestine.
prepared by CNEWA staff; photographs: courtesy CNEWA-PMP, Jerusalem

Pontifical Mission at 50: Amman
Jordanians assemble in Amman to recognize the achievements of this unique papal agency.
prepared by CNEWA staff; photographs: courtesy CNEWA-PMP, Amman

Pontifical Mission at 50: Beirut
Lebanon salutes a half-century of tireless dedication of the Pontifical Mission.
prepared by CNEWA staff; photographs: courtesy CNEWA-PMP, Beirut

Pontifical Mission at 50: Rome
The Holy Father recognizes the Mission as an eloquent sign of international solidarity.
prepared by CNEWA staff