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news item 23 Jul 2010 – On 22-23 June, CNEWA-Pontifical Mission’s senior staff and regional directors for Egypt, Iraq, Israel, Jordan, Lebanon, Palestine and Syria offered reports on the situation of Christians, their needs and funding recommendations for the region at a semiannual meeting convoked by the Holy See’s Congregation for the Eastern Churches to plan and coordinate aid in the Middle East. Read more...


news item 23 Jul 2010 – The Catholic Press Association of the United States and Canada presented ONE magazine with 11 awards at its annual convention in May held this year in New Orleans. Read more...


news item 23 Jul 2010 – On 6 June in Nicosia, Cyprus, Pope Benedict XVI issued the Instrumentum Laboris, or official working document, for the Special Assembly for the Middle East of the Synod of Bishops that will take place 10-24 October. Read more...


news item 23 Jul 2010 – On 15-16 June, CNEWA-Pontifical Mission’s regional director for Palestine and Israel, Sami El-Yousef, traveled to Gaza, where he visited institutions concerned with the welfare of families. Read more...


news item 23 Jul 2010 – On 10 June, CNEWA’s under secretary general, Father Guido Gockel, M.H.M., attended the annual meeting of the Netherlands Lieutenancy of the Equestrian Order of the Holy Sepulchre of Jerusalem in Zeist. Read more...