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11 Dec 2008 – Msgr. Robert L. Stern spoke with Terrasanta.net recently about the challenges facing Christians in the holy land, the pope’s planned visit there next year, the possible impact of a new U.S. president and the importance of international aid to the region.  Read more...
21 Nov 2008 New York — CNEWA has launched an emergency appeal to aid Iraqi Christian families displaced by violence and war.   Read more...
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23 Jun 2008 – On 22 June at the Basilica of the Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem, Coadjutor Archbishop Fouad Twal was enthroned as Latin patriarch of Jerusalem, succeeding the retiring patriarch, Archbishop Michel Sabbah.  Read more...
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Iraq’s Tragedy (web news)
10 Jun 2008 – “We’re not refugees. We’re here for a while and we’re going back to build our country,” said Sister Diana, an Iraqi Dominican Sister of St. Catherine of Siena now living and working in Michigan. “Our country is suffering and our main concern is how to help [it] come to a new birth.”   Read more...
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02 Jun 2008 – The Catholic Press Association of the United States and Canada awarded CNEWA’s ONE magazine eight awards at its annual convention in Toronto, Canada, on Friday, 30 May.  Read more...
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03 Apr 2008 – Islamic scholars from Bahrain, Jordan, Morocco, Oman, Syria and Tunisia met with CNEWA’s Chorbishop John Faris and Michael La Civita on 3 April to discuss CNEWA’s work in the Middle East and the agency’s role in promoting Christian-Muslim dialogue.  Read more...
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17 Mar 2008 – The head of CNEWA’s regional office for Jordan and Iraq, Mr. Ra’ed Bahou, released today a letter dated 18 January 2008 from the now deceased Chaldean archbishop of Mosul, Paulos Faraj Rahho, who asked for prayers and continued support for the church in Mosul.   Read more...