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Profiles
by Michael J.L. La Civita
(From ONE magazine July 2011)
The Orthodox Church of Bulgaria

Profiles
by Michael J.L. La Civita
(From ONE magazine May 2011)
The Orthodox Patriarchal Church of Jerusalem

Profiles
by Michael J.L. La Civita
(From ONE magazine March 2011)
The Indian Orthodox Church

Profiles
by Michael J.L. La Civita
(From ONE magazine January 2011)
The Orthodox Patriarchal Church of Alexandria and All Africa

Profiles
by Michael J.L. La Civita
(From ONE magazine January 2010)
The Orthodox Church of Finland

Profiles
by Michael J.L. La Civita
(From ONE magazine March 2010)
The Greek Catholic churches of the former Yugoslavia

Profiles
by Michael J.L. La Civita
(From ONE magazine May 2010)
The Ethiopian Orthodox Tewahedo Church

Profiles
by Michael J.L. La Civita
(From ONE magazine July 2010)
The Carpatho-Rusyn Greek Catholic Churches

Profiles
by Michael J.L. La Civita
(From ONE magazine November 2010)
The Orthodox Church of Estonia

profiles
by Michael J.L. La Civita
(From ONE magazine January 2009)
The Orthodox Church of Cyprus

profiles
by Michael J.L. La Civita
(From ONE magazine March 2009)
The Syriac Catholic Church

Profiles
by Michael J.L. La Civita
(From ONE magazine May 2009)
The Church of the East

Profiles
by Michael J.L. La Civita
(From ONE magazine July 2009)
The Hungarian Greek Catholic Church

Profiles
by Michael J.L. La Civita
(From ONE magazine September 2009)
The Orthodox Church of Georgia

Profiles
by Michael J.L. La Civita
(From ONE magazine November 2009)
The Orthodox Church of Albania

profiles
by Michael J.L. La Civita
(From ONE magazine May 2008)
The Orthodox Church of Mount Sinai

profiles
by Michael J.L. La Civita
(From ONE magazine January 2008)
The Orthodox Church of Macedonia

Peter’s First See
by Chorbishop John D. Faris
(From CNEWA WORLD March – April 2003)
Why Antioch can rightfully lay claim to Peter and his ministry

The Church Is A-Changing
text and photographs by Sean Sprague
(From Catholic Near East July – August 2000)
Despite challenges within and without, the Syro-Malabar Catholic Church serves the poor of India.

Eastern Churches in the Western World: Roots, Growth, Future
by Chorbishop John D. Faris
(From Catholic Near East September – October 2000)
The Eastern Catholic churches in the Americas and Oceania encounter challenges as they adapt to new environs and cultures.

Hungary’s Greek Catholics
text by Dr. Janka György
photographs by Miklós Erdös
(From Catholic Near East September – October 2000)
The history of the Greek Catholic Church in Hungary is a history of survival – sometimes against great odds.

Once Again, Syro-Malabar Yogam
by Father Andrews Thazhath
(From Catholic Near East July – August 1999)
A maturing church, reaching back to its ancient roots meets to address its present-day challenges.

The High Cost of Fidelity
by Bryon Lee Brindel
(From Catholic Near East July – August 1999)
The reborn Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church, uncertain of its post-Communist role, searches for its place in society.

Profiles
by Michael J.L. La Civita
(From ONE magazine September 2011)
Greece’s Eastern Catholic Church

Syria’s Syrian Orthodox Church: Small Yet Vibrant
text and photographs by Armineh Johannes
(From Catholic Near East May – June 1998)
A profile of an early Christian community in Antioch that developed into one of the great spiritual and theological centers of the Church.

One and Many Churches
by Chorbishop John D. Faris, J.C.O.D.
(From Catholic Near East May – June 1998)
The evolution and history of the Eastern churches, Catholic and Orthodox.

Diaspora: America’s Ruthenian Catholics
by Michael J.L. La Civita
(From Catholic Near East January – February 1996)
At the 350th anniversary of the Union of Uzhorod, a historical review of Ruthenian Catholicism in the United States.

Egypt’s Syrian Catholics
text by Dale McGeehon
photos by John Samples
(From Catholic Near East January – February 1995)
Cairo’s Holy Rosary Church is the pride and joy of Egypt’s Syrian Catholic community.

Italy’s Byzantine Catholics
by Msgr. Eleuterio F. Fortino
(From Catholic Near East November – December 1995)
The Byzantine Catholic Church in Italy – historically a link to the Byzantine Orthodox Church.

Traditions: A Profile of Lebanon’s Maronites
by Marilyn Raschka
(From Catholic Near East July – August 1994)
The Maronites have survived for 1,500 years despite persecution, war and civil strife. Our Beirut correspondent takes us to the heartland of this community.

A Spiritual Homecoming
by Michael J.L. La Civita
(From Catholic Near East September – October 1994)
The history of the small but dynamic Syro-Malankara Catholic Church in India.

A Pearl Anniversary
by Chorbishop John D. Faris
(From Catholic Near East November – December 1994)
On the 30th anniversary of the promulgation of some significant decrees of Vatican II, the author looks at the church of the past, the present and what is to come.

Slovakia’s Greek Catholics
text and photos by Jacqueline Ruyak
(From Catholic Near East July 1993)
An update on the Greek Catholic faithful of this post-Communist country.

Against All Odds: The Assyrian Church
by Brother David Carroll, F.S.C., Ph.D.
photos: courtesy, Assyrian Church of the East
(From Catholic Near East January 1992)
After centuries of persecution, the Assyrian Church of the East is putting down new roots in exile.

Profiles
by Michael J.L. La Civita
(From ONE magazine November 2011)
The Orthodox Church of the Czech Lands and Slovakia

The Right of Rites
by Michael J.L. La Civita
(From Catholic Near East January 1991)
Christians in India continue to strengthen and support their growing churches.

The Catholic Church in India
by Rev. John Vallamattam, M.A., Ph.D.
(From Catholic Near East January 1990)
Although few in number, India’s Catholics to make a difference.

Armenians Celebrate the Annunciation – From Ararat to Istanbul
by Mark Leeds
(From Catholic Near East Magazine Spring 1987)
In the first nation to adopt Christianity, a small group of faithful celebrate the feast of the Annunciation.

Coptic Villagers of the Upper Nile – Islands of Christianity
by Kenneth Cline
(From Catholic Near East Magazine Summer 1986)
In the land of the Holy Family, despite isolation and poverty, Coptic Christians in rural Egypt maintain an unwavering faith.

Profiles
by Michael J.L. La Civita
(From ONE January 2012)
The Orthodox Church in America

Ancient Ties Reunited
by Daniel Gabriel
(From Catholic Near East Magazine Winter 1983)
The reunion of the Syro-Malankara Catholic Church of India with the Latin Church brought one of the oldest Christian churches into communion with Rome once more.

The Baha’is: One of the World’s Newest Religions
by Charles A. Frazee
(From Catholic Near East Magazine Fall 1983)
In spite of its history of persecution, the Baha’i faith endures – and grows.

Profiles
by Michael J.L. La Civita
(From ONE March 2012)
The Orthodox Patriarchal Church of Antioch

America’s Eastern Rite Catholics: Living Witnesses to Faith
by Regina J. Clarkin
(From Catholic Near East Magazine Spring 1982)
Eastern Catholics from around the world continue to celebrate their ancient liturgies on America’s shores.

Children of the Odegitria: Italy’s Byzantine Catholics
by Rev. Romanos V. Russo
(From Catholic Near East Magazine Winter 1980)
The Byzantine Catholic rite in Italy continues to flourish as it has for thousands of years.

Profiles
by Michael J.L. La Civita
(From ONE May 2012)
The Orthodox Church of Ukraine

profiles
by John D. Faris
(From ONE magazine November 2006)
The Italo-Byzantine Catholic Church

profiles
by Michael J.L. La Civita
(From ONE magazine September 2006)
The Armenian Apostolic Church

Ancient Roots Modern Church: The Orthodox Copts
by Elena Serocki
(From Catholic Near East Magazine Fall 1979)
The Coptic Catholic Church in Egypt strives to renew its bonds of faith with the churches of the East and West.

Faith and Courage: The Story of Maronite Catholics
by A.V. Crawford and Nora Coyne
(From Catholic Near East Magazine Spring 1979)
The power of the centuries-old story of Maronite Catholics is renewed through the faith of its members.

The Orthodox Church: A Shared Belief
by Rev. Thomas Hopko
photos: St. Vladimir’s Seminary
(From Catholic Near East Magazine Summer 1979)
The Eastern Orthodox Church, although quite different from the Latin Catholic Church, shares some characteristics with its Christian brother.

profiles
by Michael J.L. La Civita
(From ONE magazine November 2005)
The Coptic Orthodox Church

About Ukrainian Catholics
by Eva Piddubcheshen
photos: Ukrainian Information Bureau
(From Catholic Near East Magazine Fall 1978)
In spite of persecution, Ukrainian Catholics continue to worship and foster their own traditions.

profiles
by Michael J.L. La Civita
(From ONE magazine January 2005)
Eritrean Orthodox Church

profiles
by Michael J.L. La Civita
(From ONE magazine March 2005)
The Chaldean Church

profiles
by Michael J.L. La Civita
(From ONE magazine May 2005)
The Russian Orthodox Church

profiles
by Michael J.L. La Civita
(From ONE magazine July 2005)
The Syro-Malankara Catholic Church

profiles
by Michael J.L. La Civita
(From ONE magazine September 2005)
The Maronite Church

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Journey Through the South Caucasus
CNEWA Chief Communications Officer Michael La Civita shares details from his ongoing trip to Lebanon, Armenia and Georgia.