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news item 14 Nov 2001 – On 21 July, Archbishop Pietro Sambi, who is also Chancellor of Bethlehem University, presented diplomas to 497 students who constituted the university’s 25th graduating class. Latin Patriarchal Auxiliary Bishop Giacinto-Boulos Marcuzzo of Nazareth delivered the graduation address. Read more...


news item 14 Nov 2001 – The staff and students of the Paul VI Ephpheta Institute in Bethlehem observed the institute’s 30th anniversary with a liturgy celebrated in its chapel on 2 September by Archbishop Pietro Sambi, Delegate to Jerusalem and Palestine. Read more...


news item 14 Nov 2001 – A five-year ad hoc CNEWA program has sent 4,533 donated books to overseas libraries. Read more...


news item 25 Sep 2001 – A record 174 Detroit-area golfers raised $23,000 for CNEWA at the 4th annual CNEWA Golf Outing on 20 September Read more...


news item 19 Sep 2001 – In early October, as part of CNEWA’s 75th anniversary observances, Msgr. Archimandrite Robert L. Stern, Secretary General, sent as his gift a copy of the new English translation of the Code of Canons of the Eastern Churches to each bishop in the United States and to all Eastern Catholic bishops throughout the world. Read more...


news item 19 Sep 2001 – On Monday, 10 September, Edward Cardinal Egan, Archbishop of New York and President of CNEWA, joined our overseas regional directors at our New York office for an update on the political, social and economic issues in the Middle East, Northeast Africa, India and Eastern Europe. Read more...


news item 19 Sep 2001 – he Canon Law Association of America has published a new English translation of the Code of Canons of the Eastern Churches, translated in consultation with leading church authorities by CNEWA’s Chorbishop John D. Faris, Assistant Secretary General, and Father Jobe Abbass, O.F.M. Conv., of the Pontifical Oriental Institute, members of an ad hoc committee established in 1995. Read more...