July 2005

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Cover Story
Assyrian Assimilation
How does a Middle Eastern church end up in Illinois?
by Matthew Matuszak

Features
One Day At a Time In Kerala
Kerala, known as “God’s Own Country,” has an alcohol problem
text by Paul Wachter; photographs by Cody Christopulos

Never too Late to Dream
The church brings education to the remote corners of Ethiopia
by Sean Sprague

Departments
news
from the world of CNEWA

issues
A Century of Catholic-Orthodox Relations
by John Long, S.J.

profiles
The Syro-Malankara Catholic Church
by Michael J.L. La Civita

perspectives
Chosen People
by Msgr. Robert L. Stern