Connections

news item 20 Jun 2019 – The Snehagiri Missionary Sisters, a Syro-Malabar Catholic community of women religious in India, have begun an initiative that serves hundreds of expectant and new mothers and their children in the central Indian state of Chhattisgarh. Read more...


20 Jun 2019 – School is a luxury for the children of refugees fleeing war in Iraq and Syria for Lebanon. However, the Joint Christian Community (J.C.C.) in Dbayeh, with funding from CNEWA, runs an educational program that has created a sense of community and hope for many of the displaced. Read more...


20 Jun 2019 – In February, members of CNEWA’s team in Ethiopia paid a call on the Abune Endreans Children’s Home in Dire Dawa in eastern Ethiopia. CNEWA has long supported the Capuchin-administered home, which has helped many girls — some orphaned, some rescued from poverty and addiction — to grow, become self-reliant and learn to care for themselves and others. Read more...


20 Jun 2019 – For many years, CNEWA has supported AFKAR for Education and Cultural Development in Palestine, a youth program that encourages research, critical thinking and debate, with the goal of deepening relationships between Christian and Muslim high school students. Read more...


20 Jun 2019 – A small grant from CNEWA has helped a group of women, who volunteer their time and expertise to support the local community, in Bir Zeit, a Palestinian Christian village in the West Bank. Read more...


20 Jun 2019 – Our Lady’s Peace Home in southern Kerala, India, has served as a gateway to a healthy and fruitful life for hundreds of children with hearing impediments. The home is managed by the Rev. Joseph Kadavil, who has been running the home for 32 years. He heads a group of teachers who teach the children in sign language. This gives them confidence and eventually may help them learn to speak along with the signs. Read more...