Fall 1988


Those Who Do the Never-Ending Work
In the past, Christian women of Palestine provided the medical services for the Arab community. Today, the burden is even greater.
text and photos by Lucinda Kidd

“There Must Be Justice for Both Sides”
The Latin Patriarch of Jerusalem, a native Palestinian, reflects on the Palestinian-Israeli conflict and the Church’s view on ending it.
by Hugh Schofield

Preserving Syrian Icons from the Toll of Time and Loving Touches
Time and the caresses of the faithful have taken their toll on these unique works of art.
text and photos by Anthony B. Toth

A Tenacious Christian Spirit
The spectacular landscape of the Macedonian region of Yugoslavia provides a dramatic setting for Christian observances.
text and photos by Gerald Ring

All Blessed Are the Ones of Pammakaristos
A home for special children in Greece offers a model program of education and care.
text and photos by Katerina Katsarka Whitley

The Drama of Lebanon
A simple skit performed by Lebanese children dramatizes a hopeful lesson in this land of violence.
by Msgr. Robert L. Stern