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news item 01 Jun 1999 – “Our village restoration program in Lebanon is proceeding beyond our expectations,” Msgr. Denis J. Madden, Associate Secretary General, reported. Read more...


news item 01 Jun 1999 – The Holy See has accepted the resignation of Bishop Pierre Duprey, 76, Secretary of the Pontifical Council for Promoting Christian Unity since 1983. Read more...


news item 01 Jun 1999 – On Monday of Holy Week, His Beatitude, Maximos V, Melkite Greek Catholic Patriarch of Antioch and All the East, of Alexandria and of Jerusalem, appointed CNEWA’s Secretary General, Msgr. Robert L. Stern, Grand Archimandrite of the Melkite Greek Catholic Patriarchate of Jerusalem. Read more...


news item 01 Jun 1999 – On the occasion of receiving the President’s Medal of the Catholic University of America, Archbishop Jean-Louis Tauran, the Holy See’s Secretary for Relations with States, gave a major address concerning the Holy See and the Middle East in Washington on 9 March. Read more...


news item 01 Jun 1999 – Retired Bishop John L. Paschang of Grand Island, Nebraska, died on 21 March at the age of 103. Read more...


news item 01 Jun 1999 – A series of celebrations to mark the Pontifical Mission’s 50th anniversary will take place in autumn and early winter. Read more...


news item 01 Jun 1999 – U.S. Catholic and Muslim leaders discussed their respective laws and traditions concerning marriage and family values at the annual meeting of the Middle Atlantic Region Muslim-Catholic Dialogue, held this year in a Philadelphia suburb on 3 and 4 March. Read more...