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news item 09 Dec 2004 – A new Catholic grammar school made possible through CNEWA’s labor intensive community development program opened in the central Palestinian town of Jifna in late September. Read more...


news item 09 Dec 2004 – A 240,000-euro ($295,000) grant to construct an irrigation network will benefit some 825 families in north central Lebanon. Read more...


news item 09 Dec 2004 – Integrating the humanitarian activities of the Franciscans of the Holy Land – housing, job creation and social welfare – with evangelization is the major challenge facing the Franciscan Custody of the Holy Land, said its new custos, Italian-born Father Pierbattista Pizzaballa, O.F.M. Read more...


news item 09 Dec 2004 – CNEWA continues its formation program for members of the Equestrian Order of the Holy Sepulchre of Jerusalem. Read more...


news item 09 Dec 2004 – Marguerite Brown of Cobourg, Ontario, who celebrated her 100th birthday on 9 October, has no secret for longevity, but admitted to being embarrassed when congratulated. “I feel I have to explain,” she said. Read more...


news item 09 Dec 2004 – Petros VII, Greek Orthodox Pope and Patriarch of Alexandria and All Africa, died 11 September at age 55 in a helicopter crash on a trip to Mount Athos in northern Greece. He was elected to the see in 1997. Read more...