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news item 28 Mar 2012 – From 28 February to 9 March, Msgr. John E. Kozar, president of CNEWA, paid a pastoral visit to India. He traveled to the southern states of Kerala and Tamil Nadu, where he observed first hand the diverse activities of the agency, spoke with the people who direct these works and met with those who benefit from them. Read more...


28 Mar 2012 – Thanks to Canadian donors, the historic but impoverished Eparchy of Adigrat in northern Ethiopia will proceed with feeding programs for children in CNEWA–sponsored Catholic schools. Read more...


28 Mar 2012 – In January 2012, CNEWA’s regional office in Jerusalem launched an entrepreneurial training program in the Christian villages of Aboud, Birzeit, Jifn and Taybeh in northern West Bank. Read more...


28 Mar 2012 – From 17 to 21 January, the Ethiopian Orthodox Tewahedo Church hosted the ninth meeting of the international joint commission for theological dialogue between the Catholic and Oriental Orthodox churches in Addis Ababa. Read more...


28 Mar 2012 – CNEWA’s Pontifical Mission office in Beirut recently installed a solar heating system in a center for the mentally disabled and the elderly in Shlifa, Lebanon. The new heating system significantly reduces energy costs for the center, which is run by the Franciscan Sisters of the Cross. Read more...


news item 28 Mar 2012 – From 11 to 17 February, Father Guido Gockel, M.H.M., CNEWA’s vice president for the Middle East and Europe, and Gabriel Delmonaco, CNEWA’s vice president for development, led a group of friends and benefactors on a pilgrimage to the Holy Land. Read more...