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29 Nov 2005 – Mill Hill Father Guido Gockel has been elected National Secretary of CNEWA United States.   Read more...
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30 Sep 2005 – Stephen V. Kobasa, an English teacher at Kolbe Cathedral High School in Bridgeport, Connecticut, staged a fund-raiser in New Haven to benefit two Catholic hospitals in Baghdad.  Read more...
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16 Jun 2005 – Chaldean Patriarch Emmanuel III visited CNEWA’s New York office on 10 June, part of his first pastoral visit to the United States and Canada. The patriarch, who is based in Baghdad, said that Iraq still lacks “security, peace and stability” but added that the Chaldean community was “full of hope” for the future.  Read more...
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02 Jun 2005 – The Catholic Press Association of the United States and Canada conferred five awards on CNEWA’s magazine, ONE, including first place for general excellence, citing the magazine for its “beautiful and attractive new refinement of design.”  Read more...
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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...


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