Connections

news item 15 Oct 2015 – The last year has brought extraordinary challenges to the peoples of the Middle East, with daily headlines reporting the tragic toll of war, migration, poverty and persecution of minorities, including Christians. Read more...


15 Oct 2015 – In a new effort to support Christians in the Middle East, Archbishop Vincenzo Paglia, president of the Pontifical Council for the Family, in September announced a major “global initiative” — partnering with CNEWA — to provide much-needed help for 6,000 families in Syria. Read more...


15 Oct 2015 – Some 59 families have had their very livelihoods uprooted in the Palestinian Christian town of Beit Jala, near Bethlehem. Read more...


15 Oct 2015 – This year, CNEWA provided $80,000 to help four kindergartens in the Bethlehem area: the Dominican Sisters’ Nursery, the Salesian Sisters’ Kindergarten in the Cremisan Valley, the Créche of the Daughters of Charity, and the Hortus Conclusus Kindergarten of the Sisters of the Shrine of Our Lady of the Garden. Read more...


15 Oct 2015 – ONE magazine’s series profiling each of the Eastern churches is now available on CNEWA’s website at easternchurches.org. Read more...


news item 15 Oct 2015 – On 22 September 2015, in a moment rich with significance for CNEWA and for Christian unity, Cardinal Timothy Dolan of the Archdiocese of New York — and chair of CNEWA’s international board of trustees — formally opened the cause for canonization of CNEWA’s co-founder, the Rev. Paul Wattson, S.A., (1863-1940). Read more...