ONE is the official publication of CNEWA. A bimonthly magazine published in English and German, ONE introduces its readers to the rich heritage and culture of the Middle East, Northeast Africa, India and Eastern Europe, emphasizing not what divides but what unites. It is all about one God, one world, one family and one church.

May – June 1994

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Our World
Stories and events from around the world of CNEWA.

Moses, Jesus, Muhammad

African Zion
A reflection on the significance of Ethiopia’s sacred art.
by Michael J.L. La Civita

A Hymn to Stand For
Although the Akathist is observed during Lent in the Byzantine tradition, this lovely hymn in honor of the Virgin Mary may be sung in any season.
by the Rev. Romanos V. Russo

Lebanon’s Own Shangri-la
A haven for the elderly in Lebanon celebrates joie de vivre.
text and photos by Marilyn Raschka

Moscow Churches
As the churches of Moscow are restored, Russian nationalism resurges.
by Michael J.L. La Civita

Byzantine Catholics in Italy
The Italo-Albanian Church in Sicily maintains the island’s Byzantine roots.
by Msgr. Robert L. Stern