May 2012

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Cover Story
A Bridge to Modern Life
Faith holds together Jordan’s last Christian villages
text by Nicholas Seeley with photographs by Tanya Habjouqa

Features
Kerala’s Spice Coast
The ancient trade that brought St. Thomas to India remains big business
text and photographs by Peter Lemieux

The High Stakes of Leaving
Ethiopian migrants risk their lives for a better one in the Middle East
text and photographs by Peter Lemieux

Praying Behind Barbed Wire
Serbian Orthodox nuns live out their calling in Kosovo
by Joost van Egmond

Departments
Currents
from the world of CNEWA

Profiles
The Orthodox Church of Ukraine
by Michael J.L. La Civita

People
A ‘Good Shepherd’ to Suffering Women
by Greg Kandra and Erin Edwards

Focus
Images from the world of CNEWA
by John E. Kozar

Issues • Web Exclusive
The Changing Face of the Holy Land: Eager for security and
stability, Christians move on
by Bernard Sabella, Ph.D.