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news item 27 Sep 2004 – Ottawa Archbishop Marcel Gervais, Chair of CNEWA Canada, traveled to the Holy Land in July, visiting major holy places and CNEWA projects and meeting with Palestinian and Israeli religious and civic leaders. Read more...


news item 27 Sep 2004 – Some 4,000 Iraqi Christian families have moved to Syria and Jordan since the beginning of August. This further erosion of Iraq’s Christian community follows attacks on Christian-owned businesses, the kidnapping of Christian professionals and the 1 August bombings of churches in Baghdad, Kirkuk and Mosul. Read more...


news item 27 Sep 2004 – Despite the instability and violence in Iraq, it is business as usual for Baghdad’s two Catholic hospitals, Al Hayat and St. Raphael. Read more...


news item 27 Sep 2004 – Sheikh Ahmad Kaftaro, Grand Mufti of the Syrian Arab Republic, died 1 September. Read more...


news item 27 Sep 2004 – Nine men in India and Eritrea are priests today, thanks to the generosity of a retired crane operator for Bethlehem Steel. Read more...


news item 27 Sep 2004 – Visiting the CNEWA-sponsored Fatima Orphanage in Kerala, India, in July was an “overwhelming” experience for François Letaconnoux. Read more...


news item 27 Sep 2004 – CNEWA’s senior staff met with the General Secretariat of Catholica Unio Internationalis to discuss how its Austrian, German and Swiss branches can enhance their relationship with CNEWA. Read more...