Our World

news item 01 Jan 1998 – To assist our program to help displaced Lebanese return to their villages, the United States Agency for International Development has awarded CNEWA a grant of $5.77 million over a five-year period, beginning 1 October 1997. Read more...


news item 01 Jan 1998 – Brother David Carroll, F.S.C., Assistant to the Secretary General, spoke about the present state of affairs of the Holy Land’s Christian community at the annual meeting of the Northeastern Lieutenancy of the Equestrian Order of the Holy Sepulchre of Jerusalem in Boston on 22 November. Read more...


news item 01 Jan 1998 – On 14 November, Archbishop Paul Coussa, Armenian Catholic Archbishop of Baghdad, came to our New York office to plead for assistance for his suffering people. Read more...


news item 01 Jan 1998 – The Holy See has appointed Father Marco Brogi, O.F.M., former Undersecretary of the Congregation for the Eastern Churches, as Apostolic Nuncio in Sudan and Apostolic Delegate in Somalia. Read more...


news item 01 Jan 1998 – CNEWA lost a member of its family on 4 December 1997, with the death of Crispon Green, Mail Room Supervisor. Read more...


news item 01 Jan 1998 – With deepest sorrow we announce the death on 19 November 1997 of Bishop John Gavin Nolan, 73, Auxiliary Bishop for the Military Services, U.S.A. Read more...