September 2011

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Cover Story
Issues
Ramadan Observed
by Elias D. Mallon, S.A., Ph.D.

Features
Spotlight: Coptic Women
Christian women in Egypt
text by Sarah Topol with photographs by Holly Pickett

Healing Kerala’s Health Care
The church fills gaps in India’s admired health care system
text and photographs by Peter Lemieux

Putting the Future in Their Hands
A microcredit program improves lives in Lebanon
text by Diane Handal with photographs by Dalia Khamissy

Departments
News
from the world of CNEWA

Profiles
Greece’s Eastern Catholic Church
by Michael J.L. La Civita

Perspectives
On Being catholic
by Msgr. Robert L. Stern