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22 May 2002 – Pope John Paul II has created a new eparchy for Chaldean Catholics in the western United States. The Eparchy of St. Peter the Apostle will be based in San Diego, headed by Bishop-elect Sarhad Jammo.   Read more...
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17 May 2002 – The Greek Catholic Church is thriving in Ukraine, according to reports from Sister Luiza Ciupa, S.S.M.I., director of the Patriarchal Catechetical Institute in Lviv.  Read more...
13 May 2002 – Alfonso Cardinal Lopez Trujillo, President of the Pontifical Council for the Family, met with pro-life non-governmental organizations (NGOs) on the eve of the 27th Special Session of the General Assembly on Children held 8 through 10 May at the UN. Cardinal Lopez headed the Vatican delegation.  Read more...
06 May 2002 – NEW YORK–Msgr. Denis J. Madden, Associate Secretary General of CNEWA (Catholic Near East Welfare Association), returned from a two-week fact-finding mission to Israel, Palestine, Jordan and Lebanon 2 May.  Read more...
01 May 2002 – In Ethiopia, more than 3,500 needy children are enrolled in CNEWA’s sponsorship program.  Read more...
23 Apr 2002 – NEW YORK–Catholic Near East Welfare Association (CNEWA) has named Margaret Guellich Director of Development.   Read more...
11 Apr 2002 – AMMAN, JORDAN–Since September 2000, when fighting between Israelis and Palestinians erupted, more than 40,000 Palestinians have fled to neighboring Jordan.  Read more...
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01 Apr 2002 – A financial crisis in Kerala, India, is causing people to take their own lives, reported Bishop Geevarghese Mar Timotheos of the Syro-Malankara Catholic Diocese of Tiruvalla in southern India.  Read more...


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