Connections

news item 21 Jun 2018 – Cardinal Timothy Dolan, CNEWA’s chair, made a pastoral visit to Lebanon in April. He was joined by CNEWA board members Archbishop J. Michael Miller of Vancouver and Bishop Emeritus William Murphy of Rockville Centre. Read more...


21 Jun 2018 – A leading Catholic philanthropic organization — Foundations and Donors Interested in Catholic Activities, or FADICA — released a report in May citing some of the most innovative and successful programs of the Catholic community around the world helping to confront the global refugee crisis. Read more...


21 Jun 2018 – In May, more than 260 Catholic university students from southern Ethiopia gathered in Soddo, south of the capital of Addis Ababa, in preparation for a special assembly of the Synod of Bishops focusing on young people, to be held this autumn in Rome. CNEWA helped fund and organize the Soddo gathering. Read more...


21 Jun 2018 – In May, a young visitor stopped by CNEWA’s offices in Amman, Jordan: a 2-month-old infant girl named Mariam, who had received medical care thanks to CNEWA’s support and assistance. Read more...


news item 21 Jun 2018 – Teaching skills to women in Sagar, India — such as tailoring and dressmaking — has helped to lift hundreds of women and their families out of grinding poverty, writes CNEWA’s regional director in India, M.L. Thomas. After they complete their training, women are able to apply for local jobs and support their families. Read more...