from ONE

A Wounded Land
text and photographs by Peter Lemieux
(From ONE magazine January 2011)
As Kerala’s agriculture collapses, some farmers turn to organic methods

Farming a Brighter Future
story and photographs by Peter Lemieux
(From ONE magazine January 2010)
In Ethiopia’s breadbasket, agriculture flourishes

Rain Rich, Water Poor
story and photographs by Peter Lemieux
(From ONE magazine May 2010)
In India’s tropical state of Kerala, residents are thirsty

Olive Offerings
by Hanne Foighel with photographs by Ahikam Seri
(From ONE magazine January 2009)
How the olive sustains Palestinian society

Harvesting the Rain
by Sean Sprague and Jomi Thomas
(From ONE magazine July 2007)
Despite its lush climate, Kerala has a water problem

Hunger and Hope In Eritrea
text and photographs by Chris Hellier
(From CNEWA WORLD July – August 2003)
Recurrent cycles of drought and famine may be slowly but steadily ending

Santhithadam: Kerala’s Brave New Frontier
text and photographs by Sean Sprague
(From CNEWA WORLD July – August 2003)
Remote Indian valley is now home to a band of Christian pioneers

From Soup Kitchen to Feed Mill
text and photos by Marilyn Raschka
(From Catholic Near East May – June 2000)
A village in Lebanon continues its postwar growth with the addition of a bovine-friendly projects.

Pipe Dreams
text and photographs by Marilyn Raschka
(From Catholic Near East November – December 2000)
Thousands of feet of pipe and the latest in technology revitalize a sleeping village in Lebanon.

Brewed to Perfection
text and photographs by Peter Lemieux
(From ONE magazine November 2011)
An age-old passion proves to be big business for Ethiopia’s economy

Fisher-Children of the Nile
text and photos by Lucinda Kidd
(From Catholic Near East Winter 1987)
An Egyptian family creates its own warmth on a winter day as its members work and play.

These Trees Will Nourish Our Future
by Michael Healy
(From Catholic Near East Fall 1987)
The fate of olive trees in the occupied West Bank is a matter of justice and peace.

Oil Worthy of the Bible
text and photos by Gerald Ring
(From Catholic Near East Fall 1987)
Each autumn, the harvest from gnarled olive trees yields one of life’s simple luxuries, olive oil.

Life Grows From the Land
text and photos by Gerald Ring
(From Catholic Near East Summer 1987)
The daily routine of native farmers of the Holy Land has remained unchanged for centuries.

Springs of Hope in Lebanon
text by Don Duncan with photographs by Laura Boushnak
(From ONE January 2012)
CNEWA restores a dwindling water supply

Symbols of Faith
text and photos by Richard C. Walker
(From Catholic Near East Magazine Summer 1984)
On the west coast of India, the state of Goa is awash with the faith of its Christians.

A Bridge to Modern Life
text by Nicholas Seeley with photographs by Tanya Habjouqa
(From ONE May 2012)
Faith holds together Jordan’s last Christian villages

Kerala’s Spice Coast
text and photographs by Peter Lemieux
(From ONE May 2012)
The ancient trade that brought St. Thomas to India remains big business

The Desert Is Their Home: Nomads and Their Animals
by Rev. Terrence J. Mulkerin
(From Catholic Near East Magazine Fall 1979)
The unique life of a nomad has changed very little over the past one thousand years.

A Bit of Poland in Turkey
by Charles E. Adelsen
(From Catholic Near East Magazine Fall 1979)
A small village in Turkey adheres to its Polish roots.

Nectar of the Gods
by Amal Bouhabib
(From ONE magazine March 2005)
Despite a bloody past, Lebanon’s wine industry takes off

Afghanistan: Crossroads of Civilization
by Ronnie Treanor
(From Catholic Near East Magazine Winter 1978)
A rugged land continues to develop into a melting pot of the Middle East.

Workers of the Near East
by Ronnie Treanor
(From Catholic Near East Magazine Fall 1978)
Traditional workers of the land teach and learn alongside the newer generations as technology and modern culture enter Middle Eastern society.

Red Gold & Spicy
by Jacqueline Ruyak
(From ONE magazine September 2005)
There is no shortage of paprika in Hungary

from Blog Content

Picture of the Day: Embracing Change
In this unpublished photo from the story, A Wounded Land, a boy plays in the rice paddy field by Kuttanadu, Kerala. (photo: Peter Lemieux)

Picture of the Day: Homegrown Opportunity
In this image taken in December 2008, a worker prepares grapevines at the La Salle Center near Meki, Ethiopia. (photo: Peter Lemieux)

Picture of the Day: Syria's Valley of Christians
In this photo taken in 2010, a farmer rides through Wadi al Nasarah (Arabic for Valley of Christians), near Homs. (photo: Sean Sprague)

Page One: Headlines for 8/1/12
Stories of interest for 8/1/12

A New Home, "God Willing"
Journalist Aaron Nelsen discusses the similarities and differences between the native and adoptive cultures of Palestinian-Chileans.

Picture of the Day: I Thirst
Children drink water from a well at their school in Kunkuri, Madhya Pradesh, India. (photo: Sean Sprague)

Picture of the Day: Forbidden Fruit?
Violette Elias squeezes pomegranates to make molasses at her orchard in Kafarchakna. (photo: Dalia Khamissy)

Farmhouse and Home
Writer Don Duncan shares a scene from Violette Elias's farm in northern Lebanon.

A Taste of Lebanon
Don Duncan shares Lebanese recipes involving pomegranates.

Picture of the Day: Behold the Ethiopian
Ethiopian children gather on a rural hillside. (photo: Christian Molidor, R.S.M.)

Picture of the Day: Young Pioneer
A child prays during liturgy in Santhithadam, India. (photo: Sean Sprague)

Dividing the Valley
Rev. Elias Mallon discusses the Israeli separation wall's encroachment into the Cremisan Valley.

Picture of the Day: Hill of Beans
In this image from 2011, women clean coffee at Abdirasid Ogsadey's coffee mill in Ethiopia. (photo: Peter Lemieux)

Picture of the Day: Olive My Love
In a grove near the West Bank city of Nablus women sort olives then remove stems and leaves. (photo: Ahikam Seri)

Page One: Headlines for 10/15/13
Stories of interest for the day.

Politics, Famine and … Bob Geldof
Journalist Don Duncan describes the challenges facing people in the northern Ethiopian region of Tigray.

Picture of the Day: The Seeds We Sow
The “bishop farmer” and one of his helpers pick vegetables from their garden. (photo: Mohammed El-Dakhakhny)

Climbing the Caucasus: A Land Where Time Has Stood Still
CNEWA Chief Communications Officer Michael La Civita shares details from his ongoing trip to Lebanon, Armenia and Georgia.

Picture of the Day: Distressed Demesne
An Armenian farmer in Anjar, Lebanon, displays some of his produce. (photo: Armineh Johannes)

Picture of the Day: Helping to Hoof It
In this 2007 image, 26-year-old Hanna Mouhamma, a beneficiary of CNEWA's microcredit program, walks with a young calf on his farm in northeastern Lebanon. (photo: Sarah Hunter)

Picture of the Day: Growing Fears in Egypt
A Christian farmer works the fields near his home in northern Egypt. (photo: David Degner)

Picture of the Day: Hot Topic in Ethiopia
Samples of raw coffee beans undergo a series of tests at a laboratory in Dire Dawa. (photo: Peter Lemieux)

Picture of the Day: Laying New Roots
A Coptic farmer walks through his field near Minya, Egypt. (photo: David Degner)

Fear Factor: The Life of Copts in Upper Egypt
Sarah Topol shares her thoughts on reporting on the Copts of Upper Egypt.

Picture of the Day: Tending Southern Lebanon
A shepherd walks his flock out to graze in Deir Mimas village, in southern Lebanon. (photo: Armineh Johannes)

Picture of the Day: The Fruits of Labor
The pomegranate is a common theme across Armenian artwork of all kinds, such as the vases of a pottery and ceramics studio in Armenian Quarter of the Old City of Jerusalem. (photo: Ilene Perlman)

Picture of the Day: A Vital Spice
Tamás Fekete tends to in his paprika field in Homokmégy, Hungary. (photo: Jacqueline Ruyak)

Picture of the Day: Coffee and Concern
A woman roasts coffee beans with her son on their farm outside Bonga, Ethiopia.

Picture of the Day: At Home in the Grove
A Palestinian family harvests olives in a valley east of the West Bank city of Nablus. (photo: Ahikam Seri)