Currents

news item 25 Sep 2012 – In late August, it was reported that some 12,000 Christians were trapped in Rableh, Syria, a village south of Homs. Read more...


news item 25 Sep 2012 – Over the summer, CNEWA welcomed to its offices in New York two leading figures from India, both of whom are trustees of the CNEWA board. Read more...


news item 14 Sep 2012 – In April, CNEWA launched an emergency appeal to help Syrians displaced by the civil war, among them some 2,000 Christian families. Read more...


14 Sep 2012 – In mid-August, lifelong CNEWA benefactor Cecilia Mazzoni celebrated her 100th birthday. CNEWA’s vice president for development, Gabriel Delmonaco, attended a party for her at the assisted living facility in Sun City West, Arizona, where she resides. Read more...


14 Sep 2012 – From 12 to 15 August, CNEWA Canada’s national director, Carl Hétu, attended the Canadian Catholic Women’s League (C.W.L.) annual national convention in Edmonton, Alberta. Read more...


14 Sep 2012 – The patriarch of the Ethiopian Orthodox Church, Abune Paulos, died on 17 August in Addis Ababa at the age of 76. Read more...


14 Sep 2012 – As this issue of the magazine goes to press, Pope Benedict XVI is scheduled to make a highly anticipated trip to Lebanon, where he will present a document addressing the church’s concern for the Christians of the Middle East. Read more...