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news item 22 May 2008 – A new reservoir was recently completed in Abou Kamha, a small village of about 800 people in the southern region of Hasbaya, near Lebanon’s border with Israel. Engineers from CNEWA’s Beirut office designed the reservoir and supervised its construction. Read more...


news item 22 May 2008 – CNEWA continues its program to assist in the formation and education of members of the Equestrian Order of the Holy Sepulchre of Jerusalem. Read more...


news item 22 May 2008 – CNEWA’s regional office in Ernakulam, Kerala, is now a registered charitable organization under Indian law. Read more...


news item 22 May 2008 – CNEWA’s regional office in Jerusalem led a delegation of Catholic social service agencies to Gaza on Tuesday, 18 March, in a gesture of solidarity during Holy Week. Read more...


news item 22 May 2008 – Islamic scholars from Bahrain, Jordan, Morocco, Oman, Syria and Tunisia met with CNEWA’s Chorbishop John Faris, Deputy Secretary General, and Michael La Civita, Assistant Secretary for Communications, on 3 April to discuss CNEWA’s work in the Middle East, the agency’s role in promoting Christian-Muslim dialogue and its educational efforts in North America. Read more...


news item 22 May 2008 – CNEWA Canada’s national secretary, Carl Hétu, spoke on the growing Iraqi Christian refugee crisis at a round table in Toronto on 16 April. Read more...