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14 Jul 2003 – Underprivileged youngsters of different ages and backgrounds learned about God while having fun with newfound friends in the first summer camp in Amman, Jordan, sponsored by the Pontifical Mission, the operating agency in the Middle East of Catholic Near East Welfare Association (CNEWA).  Read more...
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06 Jun 2003 – ADDIS ABABA – A clinic in southern Ethiopia run by the Franciscan Missionaries of Mary has been cited by UNICEF for its success in saving children dying of starvation, victims of what is now described as a full-fledged famine.  Read more...
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Iraq Relief (web news)
28 May 2003 – Three cars filled with medicine, medical supplies, two generators and one satellite phone – valued at $30,000 – arrived safely in Baghdad yesterday afternoon, Wednesday 14 May.  Read more...
Poorest of the Poor (feature article)
09 May 2003 – 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...
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Rebuilding Iraq (web news)
02 May 2003 – An emergency appeal to aid in the rebuilding of Iraq has been launched by Catholic Near East Welfare Association (CNEWA).  Read more...
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28 Apr 2003 – A uniquely placed agency of the Vatican has launched an emergency relief program for Iraqi refugee families in Jordan. Spearheaded by Franciscan Sister Wardeh Kayrouz, Catholic Near East Welfare Association (CNEWA) has set up five distribution centers in the Jordanian capital of Amman that have the heaviest concentration of Iraqis.   Read more...
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17 Apr 2003 – Archbishop Celestino Migliore, Permanent Observer of the Holy See to the United Nations, paid his first visit on 11 April to the New York office of Catholic Near East Welfare Association (CNEWA) since assuming his position earlier this year.  Read more...
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15 Apr 2003 – A uniquely placed agency of the Vatican has launched an emergency relief program for Iraqi refugee families in Jordan.   Read more...


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