Our World

news item 01 May 2001 – Nasrallah Cardinal Sfeir, Patriarch of Antioch of the Maronites, visited the New York Offices of CNEWA on Monday, 12 March. Read more...


news item 01 May 2001 – Pope Paul II established the Syro-Malabar Eparchy of St. Thomas of Chicago, the first Syro-Malabar Catholic eparchy in the United States, on 13 March. Read more...


news item 01 May 2001 – Jewish leaders presented William Cardinal Keeler, Archbishop of Baltimore and Vice President of CNEWA, with the Yom Hashoah Menorah on 5 March. Read more...


news item 01 May 2001 – Msgr. Denis J. Madden, Associate Secretary General, inaugurated a restored sewage plant in Himana, Lebanon, on 2 May. Read more...


news item 01 May 2001 – A priest in the family is no novelty for Mr. and Mrs. Dale Thome of Waterloo, Iowa–over the years they have sponsored three seminarians through CNEWA. Read more...


news item 01 May 2001 – Marking the 1,700th anniversary of Christianity in Armenia, Pope John Paul II presided at an Armenian Divine Liturgy in St. Peter’s Basilica on 18 February. Read more...


news item 01 May 2001 – Pope John Paul II has appointed Walter Cardinal Kaspar, 68, President of the Pontifical Council for Promoting Christian Unity. Read more...