Our World

news item 01 Jun 1996 – Marking the 50th anniversary of his ordination to the priesthood, John Cardinal O’Connor, Archbishop of New York and President of CNEWA, was honored at a dinner in Rome on 6 March. Read more...


news item 01 Jun 1996 – Federal workers and military personnel should note that CNEWA will participate in the 1996 Combined Federal Campaign. CNEWA will be included in the list sent to all federal civilian and uniformed service personnel for contributions to private voluntary organizations. Read more...


news item 01 Jun 1996 – The newly consecrated Eritrean Catholic Bishop of Keren, Abuna Tesfamariam Bedho, was installed on 11 February in a three-and-a-half-hour-long Liturgy of Enthronement in Keren. Abuna Zekarias Yohannes, Bishop of Asmara, and Abuna Luca Milesi, O.F.M. Cap., Bishop of Barentu, concelebrated. Read more...


news item 01 Jun 1996 – On 12 February, the Most Rev. Szilard Keresztes, the Byzantine Catholic Bishop of Hajdudorog, Hungary, met with CNEWA’s senior staff to discuss the needs of the Byzantine Catholic Church in Hungary. Read more...


news item 01 Jun 1996 – In mid-February, Brother David Carroll, F.S.C., the Assistant to the Secretary General, spoke about the world and work of CNEWA at each of the Masses celebrated at the Aquinas Center of Purdue University, in Lafayette, Ind. Read more...


news item 01 Jun 1996 – Citing the work as “a major effort” of the Congregation for the Eastern Churches, Msgr. Stern announced that the Congregation has published a new book on the Eastern Catholic liturgies. Read more...


news item 01 Jun 1996 – The Director of our Beirut Office, Issam Bishara, met with Ignatius Zakka I Iwas, Syrian Orthodox Patriarch of Antioch, in Damascus, Syria, on 17 February. Read more...


news item 01 Jun 1996 – We recently suffered the loss of two CNEWA-PMP family members: Kelvin Andrew Dougan, our Director of Accounting, and Margaret (Peggy) Cleary, a long-time donor and clear friend. Read more...