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news item 20 Mar 2007 – Cyril Mar Baselios, Major Archbishop of the Syro-Malankara Catholic Church, died of a heart attack on 18 January at the age of 71. Read more...


news item 20 Mar 2007 – On 14 January, CNEWA’s Associate Secretary General, Chorbishop John Faris, inaugurated the renovated library of St. Joseph Pontifical Seminary in Alwaye, Kerala. Read more...


news item 20 Mar 2007 – Mar Ignatius Antoine II, Syriac Catholic Patriarch Emeritus of Antioch, died on 21 February at the age of 97. Read more...


news item 20 Mar 2007 – Late last year, the Holy See’s Congregation for the Eastern Churches asked CNEWA’s Pontifical Mission office in Beirut to assess all Lebanese churches and related institutions damaged during last summer’s fighting between Hezbollah and Israel. Read more...


news item 20 Mar 2007 – St. John’s Eye Hospital in Jerusalem reopened its refurbished men’s ward on 7 February. Read more...