Spring 2013

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Cover Story
“Let Us Be Protectors!”
Pope Francis charts a course of unity and charity

Features
The Men Who Stayed
Egypt’s Copts hang on and hope
text by Sarah Topol; photographs by David Degner

Crossing the Border
Syrians seek refuge in Lebanon
text by Don Duncan; photographs by Tamara Hadi

The Promise of Palestine
How youth programs build minds, bodies and spirits
by Diane Handal

Out of Iraq
Families make a new home in Jordan
by Cory Eldridge

Hebrew Spoken Here
Inside Israel’s Hebrew-speaking Catholic community
by Michele Chabin

Departments
Connections
Updates from the world of CNEWA

People
Catholic in Cairo
by Sarah Topol

Focus
Sister Soldiers
by John E. Kozar

From the Editors