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We Are Family (feature article)
19 Sep 2003 – More than a decade after the collapse of communism, churches in Eastern Europe are slowly recovering after seven decades of Soviet oppression. This was the observation of Msgr. Robert L. Stern, Secretary General of Catholic Near East Welfare Association (CNEWA), who recently returned from a trip to Armenia and Georgia, former republics of the Soviet Union.   Read more...
Bright Side to a Black Night (feature article)
05 Sep 2003 – New Yorkers usually don’t talk to strangers. They certainly don’t lend cell phones to passersby. But during Aug. 14-15, the blackout of 2003, New Yorkers were not behaving typically. For Rozanne Landers, planned gifts officer at Catholic Near East Welfare Association (CNEWA), Aug. 15 was a most unusual day.  Read more...
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05 Sep 2003 – NEW YORK – Chorbishop John D. Faris, Undersecretary General of Catholic Near East Welfare Association (CNEWA), will be the main speaker at the investiture dinner of the Eastern Lieutenancy of the Equestrian Order of the Holy Sepulchre of Jerusalem.  Read more...
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05 Sep 2003 – Catholic Near East Welfare Association’s long-term aid to Iraq is in danger of being cut off due to a lack of funds available to assist the war-torn country.  Read more...
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12 Aug 2003 – Catholic Near East Welfare Association is offering an introductory home study Creative Estate Planning Course.  Read more...
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25 Jul 2003 – The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) has awarded Catholic Near East Welfare Association (CNEWA) a grant of $4.8 million for its waste management and sewage treatment programs in rural Lebanon.  Read more...
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23 Jul 2003 – Catholic Near East Welfare Association (CNEWA) and the Jordan Tourism Board North America (JTBNA) will co-sponsor their third study tour to the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan in October.   Read more...
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14 Jul 2003 – A Catholic hospital in southern Ethiopia is making giant strides in the fight against starvation in children.   Read more...


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