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news item 01 Dec 1996 – On 23 September, a Maronite priest, Chorbishop John D. Faris, joined our staff as Assistant Secretary General. Read more...


news item 01 Dec 1996 – Our office in Beirut has purchased equipment to implement the manufacture and packaging of sweets by Palestinians in the Ain El Helweh camp near Sidon. Read more...


news item 01 Dec 1996 – Dr. and Mrs. Wendell E. Rossman visited our New York office on 17 September. Dr. and Mrs. Rossman have been generous friends and supporters for more than 30 years. Read more...


news item 01 Dec 1996 – The Greek-Melkite Catholic and Greek Orthodox patriarchates of Antioch are exploring possible ways of reunifying the two churches into one Antiochene Patriarchate. Read more...


news item 01 Dec 1996 – In Tampa, on 21 and 22 September, and later in Portland, Ore., on 19 and 20 October, Msgr. Stern assisted in the orientation of new members of the Southeastern and Northwestern lieutenancies of the Knights and Ladies of the Holy Sepulchre, respectively, and briefed the full membership on recent developments in the lives of the churches and peoples of the Holy Land. Read more...


news item 01 Dec 1996 – Parishioners of St. Michael’s Russian Catholic Church in New York City celebrated the 60th anniversary of their parish on 8 November, the Byzantine Feast of St. Michael. Read more...


news item 01 Dec 1996 – In his Angelus address at Castel Gandolfo on 8 September, Pope John Paul II praised the contributions of Eastern Christianity to the interior life. Read more...


news item 01 Dec 1996 – On 4 September, Stephanos II Ghattas, C.M., Coptic Catholic Patriarch of Alexandria, visited our New York office. The Patriarch met with our senior staff to examine the needs of Coptic Catholics in Egypt. Read more...




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