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news item 27 Mar 2008 – Five Dominican Sisters of the Presentation now hold administrative positions at Amman’s Italian Hospital, which for the past eight decades has been directed by the Comboni Missionary Sisters. Read more...


news item 27 Mar 2008 – Pope Benedict XVI has reorganized Slovakia’s Greek Catholic Church, raising it to the rank of a self-governing metropolitan church. Read more...


news item 27 Mar 2008 – The first plenary session of the Joint Working Group between the Roman Catholic Church and the World Council of Churches (WCC) met in Rome on 21-25 January. Read more...


news item 27 Mar 2008 – The head of the Holy See’s council for interreligious dialogue, Cardinal Jean-Louis Tauran, welcomed “A Common Word Between Us and You” as an “important development” and noted that the letter “might well reflect a more general urge in the Muslim world … to adopt a more open approach to Christianity.” Read more...


news item 27 Mar 2008 – Sister Arousiag Sajonian of the Armenian Sisters of the Immaculate Conception met with members of CNEWA’s senior staff in New York City on 11 February. Read more...


news item 27 Mar 2008 – CNEWA Canada has committed support to Bethlehem University, the only Catholic institute of higher learning in Palestine. Read more...