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news item 10 Aug 2012 – Rev. Joseph Thachukunnel cut and polished 10,000 pieces of stone for the reconstruction of St. Mary’s Church. A poor parish of 320 families — including 102 tribal families — in the hill station at Perinchankutty in the Idukki diocese, the parishioners have been volunteering their time and labor to the reconstruction efforts since 2007. Read more...


news item 10 Aug 2012 – As part of its program to enhance the conditions of schools and orphanages in Lebanon, CNEWA’s Beirut office, through funding from generous partners, has implemented major renovative work at Saint Catherine’s Home. Read more...


news item 10 Aug 2012 – On June 3rd and 4th, nine members of the CNEWA Development Leadership Council traveled to New York to attend a meeting with CNEWA President Msgr. John Kozar. Read more...


news item 10 Aug 2012 – Thanks to a grant from the Catholic Communication Campaign of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops, CNEWA hosted two panels on the Middle East at the annual convention of the Catholic Press Association on 21 June. Read more...


news item 09 Aug 2012 – From 19 to 21 June, CNEWA President Msgr. John E. Kozar attended the 85th annual ROACO (Assembly of Aid Agencies for the Eastern Churches) in Rome. Convoked by the Holy See’s Congregation for the Eastern Churches, the event gathers church leaders and representatives from Catholic donor agencies serving the Eastern churches to plan and coordinate aid. Read more...


09 Aug 2012 – In June, CNEWA’s regional office in Beirut repaired and waterproofed the roof of the Franciscan Sisters of the Cross Hospital in Deir el Kamar. The new roof also insulates the building and will help reduce heating and cooling costs. Read more...


09 Aug 2012 – Salt + Light television, in collaboration with CNEWA Canada, launched a tour in major cities across Canada in June to screen their new documentary, “Across the Divide.” Read more...


09 Aug 2012 – Mr. Gavin J. Warren, a longtime CNEWA friend and benefactor, recently gave a priceless gift to a boy in India — the ability to walk. Read more...




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