ONE is the official publication of CNEWA. A bimonthly magazine published in English and German, ONE introduces its readers to the rich heritage and culture of the Middle East, Northeast Africa, India and Eastern Europe, emphasizing not what divides but what unites. It is all about one God, one world, one family and one church.

January 2005

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Cover Story
Ethiopia’s Island Sanctuary
Reviving religious life in central Ethiopia
text and photographs by Sean Sprague

Features
The Ties That Bind
One Palestinian doctor’s efforts to heal wounds and discord
text by Ben Cramer; photographs by Peter Lemieux

Building Hope
Church-sponsored housing program in the south Indian city of Trivandrum promises a secure future
text by Anthony Kurian; photographs by Mohan Jacob

Tradition Shopping
Roman Catholics increasingly feel the lure of Eastern Catholicism
by Vincent Gragnani

Ruthenian Lenten Fare
The pig may be Eastern Europe’s culinary staple, but meatless delicacies abound
text by Jacqueline Ruyak; photographs by Cody Christopulos

Departments
news
people and events of interest

profiles
Eritrean Orthodox Church
by Michael J.L. La Civita

perspectives
Religious Language
by Msgr. Archimandrite Robert L. Stern

A Letter From the Editor