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10 May 2005 – Pope Benedict XVI has named Msgr. Denis J. Madden, Ph.D., Associate Secretary General of CNEWA and Vice President of the Pontifical Mission for Palestine, an auxiliary bishop of the Archdiocese of Baltimore.  Read more...
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22 Mar 2005 – NEW YORK – Nasrallah Cardinal Sfeir, Patriarch of Antioch of the Maronites, wrapping up a weeklong visit to the United States, said his country is ready to work with Syria, but only after it withdraws its forces from Lebanon. “Lebanon has no enemies.”  Read more...
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16 Mar 2005 – NEW YORK – Syria’s withdrawal from Lebanon, the rise of an interreligious opposition movement there and the role of the United States in a changing Middle East will be subjects discussed by the leader of Lebanon’s Maronite Church, Nasrallah Cardinal Sfeir, Patriarch of Antioch of the Maronites, at a press conference at Catholic Near East Welfare Association, 1011 First Avenue, New York, on Monday, 21 March, at 10:30 a.m.  Read more...
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10 Mar 2005 – NEW YORK – The leader of Lebanon’s Maronite Church, Nasrallah Cardinal Sfeir, Patriarch of Antioch of the Maronites, will hold a press conference at Catholic Near East Welfare Association, 1011 First Avenue, New York, on Monday, 21 March, at 10:30 a.m.  Read more...
21 Jan 2005 – NEW YORK – A financial accounting illustrating the details of a papal gift for charitable works in Palestine was the subject of a Vatican meeting today with Angelo Cardinal Sodano, the Holy See’s Secretary of State, reported Msgr. Robert L. Stern, President of the Pontifical Mission, CNEWA’s operating agency in the Middle East.  Read more...
30 Sep 2004 – NEW YORK – The newly appointed Custos of the Holy Land, the Very Rev. Pierbattista Pizzaballa, O.F.M., will meet with members of the press at the New York office of Catholic Near East Welfare Association on Wednesday, 6 October, at 11:30 a.m.  Read more...
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13 May 2004 – Mill Hill Father Guido Gockel, Associate National Secretary of CNEWA United States, will celebrate and preach at a Mass commemorating the feast of the Apostle Matthias Friday, 14 May, telecast by EWTN (Eternal Word Television Network).  Read more...
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12 May 2004 – “You can take a man out of his village, but you cannot take the village out of the man” applies to James Alwan of Peoria.  Read more...


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