from ONE

Defining Dbayeh
by Jim Quilty
(From ONE magazine September 2007)
Lebanon’s refugee camps are under siege, but Dbayeh is different

Road to Paradise: Under Construction
by Marilyn Raschka
(From Catholic Near East May – June 1997)
Four villages in post-war Lebanon benefit from CNEWA’s Beirut office relief and resettlement program.

The Long Road Home
by David Sheehan
(From CNEWA WORLD January – February 2004)
Lebanese rebuild their villages damaged by war

A City Reborn
by Amal Bouhabib
(From ONE magazine March 2006)
Destroyed by war, Beirut’s downtown rises once more

14 Years of Civil Strife in Lebanon
by Sister Maureen Grady, C.S.C.
photos by Sister Christian Molidor, R.S.M.
(From Catholic Near East August 1989)
Civil war has devastated Lebanon. Amidst this devastation, though, a glimmer of hope survives.

Pillars of Lebanon
by Spencer Osberg with photographs by Sarah Hunter
(From ONE magazine July 2008)
Catholic schools heal a divided society

Lebanon’s Urban Youth
by Spencer Osberg
(From ONE magazine July 2010)
Challenging the status quo

Amazing Grace
by Sister Maureen Grady, C.S.C.
photos by Sr. Christian Molidor, R.S.M.
(From Catholic Near East July 1993)
Sister Maureen Grady, who concludes her service as Chief Operating Officer of the Pontifical Mission, reflects on her career.

Rough Start, Fine Finish
text and photographs by Marilyn Raschka
(From Catholic Near East November 1993)
The Lebanese Child Home Association in postwar Beirut provides the city’s children with the support they desperately need.

Rebuilding Lives as Well as Beirut
text and photos by Marilyn Raschka
(From Catholic Near East October 1991)
A drug treatment center in Lebanon combines holistic and psychiatric methods to help the addicted.

Enduring a Bloodbath in East Beirut
by Thomas McHugh
(From Catholic Near East July 1990)
A firsthand report of the war in the Middle East from the Pontifical Mission’s staff in Beirut.

Three Sisters’ Ministry of Hospitality
by Michael Healy
(From Catholic Near East Spring 1989)
An update on support given to the displaced of Dbayeh Camp in Lebanon.

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

Time to End the Fear
by Chuck Todaro
(From CNEWA WORLD January – February 2003)
For the Syriac Christians of southeast Turkey, the arid mountainous region of Tur Abdin is their holy land

from News

Chaldean Bishops Appeal for Dialogue to Keep Iraq From Civil War
Catholic News Service (30 June 2014)
BEIRUT (CNS) — Chaldean Catholic bishops, meeting for their annual synod in Irbil, Iraq, appealed for “courageous dialogue” to pull the embattled country out “from a dark tunnel” and expressed their fear that a civil war could erupt, breaking apart the country.

from Eastern Christian Churches

The Maronite Catholic Church

The Melkite Catholic Church