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news item 15 Jun 2005 – Maronite Patriarch Nasrallah Cardinal Sfeir visited CNEWA’s New York office on 21 March, wrapping up a weeklong visit to the United States, which included meetings with President George W. Bush and U.N. Secretary General Kofi Annan. Read more...


news item 15 Jun 2005 – Experiences of Christian unity in the Middle East were the subjects of Msgr. Stern’s address to the National Association of Diocesan Ecumenical Officers, who met in New Orleans on 5 April as part of the National Workshop on Christian Unity. Read more...


news item 15 Jun 2005 – Joining Mary Kay Turner and Father Donald Rooney of the Holy Land Christians Society, Msgr. Stern met with U.S. Vice President Dick Cheney at the White House on 22 April. Read more...


news item 15 Jun 2005 – Catholic bishops from 12 U.S. dioceses took part in the third Bishops’ Institute on Islam and Christian-Muslim relations at Georgetown University in Washington, D.C. Archbishop Michael Fitzgerald, President of the Pontifical Council for Interreligious Dialogue, told the participants that dialogue with other religions can lead Christians to a deeper understanding of their own faith. Read more...


news item 15 Jun 2005 – CNEWA constructed a municipal park in the Palestinian town of Beit Jala, which borders Bethlehem. Read more...


news item 15 Jun 2005 – Pope Benedict XVI has named Msgr. Denis J. Madden an auxiliary bishop of the Archdiocese of Baltimore. Read more...