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news item 11 May 2006 – Georges Azzaria established the Good Samaritan Relief Fund in Canada in 1974, primarily to assist Palestinian refugees in Jordan, many of whom were seeking health care at CNEWA’s Mother of Mercy mother and child clinic in Zerqa and the Italian Hospital in Amman. Read more...


news item 11 May 2006 – The Coptic Catholic synod of bishops has elected the retired bishop of Minya, Antonios Naguib, Patriarch of Alexandria of the Copts. Read more...


news item 10 May 2006 – Ukraine’s Ministry of Education has granted academic recognition to the theology department of Ukrainian Catholic University in Lviv. Read more...


news item 10 May 2006 – While separation of church and state is a given in the United States, “according to Islam, there can be no distinction between religion and the state,” Chorbishop John D. Faris, CNEWA’s Associate Secretary General, told a gathering of Knights and Ladies of the Holy Sepulchre in Brooklyn, New York Read more...


news item 10 May 2006 – The flight of Christians from the Holy Land and the difficulties faced by those who remain were issues addressed by De La Salle Christian Brother David Carroll, CNEWA’s Under Secretary General, at a Lenten lecture series sponsored by the Catholic Diocese of Cleveland. Read more...