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news item 11 Sep 2008 – War between Russia and Georgia in August left thousands dead – most of them Georgian civilians. Read more...


news item 11 Sep 2008 – CNEWA’s work in India was the subject of meetings between Chorbishop John Faris, Deputy Secretary General, and the bishops of the Syro-Malabar Catholic Church in Ernakulam, Kerala, on 20 August. Read more...


news item 11 Sep 2008 – The Michigan-based marketing firm, Group 55, is celebrating 5 years of corporate support for CNEWA’s needy child sponsorship program. Read more...


news item 11 Sep 2008 – CNEWA’s national office in Canada has launched an emergency appeal to aid families in western Ukraine – the country’s poorest region – displaced by the worst flooding in more than a century. Read more...


news item 11 Sep 2008 – Father Thomas Pandippally, a 37-year-old Carmelite of Mary Immaculate, was brutally murdered on 16 August after returning from celebrating the Divine Liturgy in the rural mission of Burigida in the southeastern Indian state of Andhra Pradesh. Read more...


news item 11 Sep 2008 – One of the favorite projects of Bishop Michael Pfeifer of San Angelo, Texas, is his group of Peace Ambassadors – Christians (Catholic and Protestant), Jews and Muslims – concerned for interreligious dialogue and mutual understanding. Read more...


news item 11 Aug 2008 – In the Lebanese village of Deir Kamar, some 45 miles southeast of Beirut, the Franciscan Sisters of the Cross care for more than 300 profoundly handicapped women. Read more...