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14 Dec 2001 – Peg Maron, Production Editor at CNEWA WORLD magazine, has officially retired, effective 1 January 2002.  Read more...
Poorest of the Poor (feature article)
14 Dec 2001 – Barbara and Leonard Miller of Downers Grove, Illinois, realized a personal dream to aid “the poorest of the poor” when they committed themselves to sponsor the Godano Street Children Program in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.   Read more...
11 Dec 2001 – Officials of the Holy Land Foundation established in Washington, D.C., by the Franciscan Friars have, in a press release dated 7 December, stated that they have no connection with the similarly named Holy Land Foundation for Relief and Development, a Muslim organization based in Richardson, Texas, that has been under a U.S. grand jury investigation.  Read more...
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10 Dec 2001 – Brother David Carroll, F.S.C., Assistant to the Secretary General of Catholic Near East Welfare Association, addressed the issue of Christians in the Holy Land and their relationships with the area’s Jewish and Muslim communities on 27 and 28 November 2001, in San Antonio, Texas.   Read more...
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21 Nov 2001 – Ignace Moussa I Cardinal Daoud, Prefect of the Congregation for the Eastern Churches and Syriac Catholic Patriarch Emeritus of Antioch, visited New York recently to mark the fifth anniversary of the Eparchy of Our Lady of Deliverance for Syriac Catholics in the United States and Canada.  Read more...
Christians in the Holy Land (press release)
21 Nov 2001 – Christian emigration from the Middle East cannot be attributed to one cause, nor are Christians alone in the region in quest of a better life in Europe or the New World, reported the directors of the Pontifical Mission, Catholic Near East Welfare Association’s (CNEWA) operating agency in the Middle East.   Read more...
26 Oct 2001 – Catholic Near East Welfare Association has named Patricia Lynn Morrison Executive Editor of CNEWA WORLD (formerly Catholic Near East), the bimonthly magazine of the $20-million agency.  Read more...
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Eastern Code Update (web news)
16 Oct 2001 – In early October, as part of CNEWA’s 75th anniversary observances, Msgr. Archimandrite Robert L. Stern, Secretary General, sent as his gift a copy of the new English translation of the Code of Canons of the Eastern Churches to each bishop in the United States and to all Eastern Catholic bishops throughout the world.  Read more...


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