Our World

news item 01 Jun 1995 – Pope John Paul II has named Msgr. James M. Moynihan, Associate Secretary General of CNEWA, Bishop of Syracuse, N.Y. Read more...


news item 01 Jun 1995 – A good friend of CNEWA, His Holiness Karekin II, the former Catholicos of Cilicia, was elected Supreme Patriarch and Catholicos of All Armenians on 4 April in Etchmiadzin, Armenia. Read more...


news item 01 Jun 1995 – In a program about Africa broadcast earlier this year, the English language service of Vatican Radio featured “Two Weeks in Sebata” – Sister Isabel Arbide’s account of her stay at an Orthodox monastery for women in Ethiopia that appeared in the September – October issue of Catholic Near East. Read more...


news item 01 Jun 1995 – A letter from Sister J. Arousiag Sajonian of the Armenian Sisters of the Immaculate Conception in Gumri, Armenia, reports that despite the shortage of priests and other difficulties, the church is now well established in the traditionally Catholic areas of historic Armenia. Read more...


news item 01 Jun 1995 – Sixteen years of Christian-Muslim dialogue have been documented in a new book from the Pontifical Council for Interreligious Dialogue. Read more...


news item 01 Jun 1995 – Pope John Paul II has elevated the Director of our Vatican office, Msgr. John F. McCarthy, to the rank of Protonotary Apostolic “supra numerum.” The honor recognizes Msgr. McCarthy’s 30-plus years of service to the church and the Holy See. Read more...


news item 01 Jun 1995 – We were greatly saddened to learn of the sudden death of Archbishop Abraham Kattumana, Papal Delegate to the Syro-Malabar Catholic Church, on 5 April in Rome. Read more...