from ONE

West Bank’s New Breadwinners
by Diane Handal
(From ONE magazine July 2008)
Palestinian women put their culinary skills to work

Defining Dbayeh
by Jim Quilty
(From ONE magazine September 2007)
Lebanon’s refugee camps are under siege, but Dbayeh is different

A Delayed Homecoming
text by Caroline Faraj
photographs by Christian Molidor, R.S.M.
(From CNEWA WORLD November – December 2001)
To displaced Palestinians living in Jordan’s refugee camps, Palestine is still home.

Struggling on the Strip
text by Michele Chabin
photographs by Miriam Sushman
(From Catholic Near East January – February 2001)
Overcrowded refugee camps. Garbage-littered streets. Open sewers. Survival is difficult, but a few are making a difference.

The Palestinians of Jebel Ashrafiya
by Joyce M. Davis
(From Catholic Near East April 1992)
Almost a half-century after their displacement, Palestine’s refugees continue their struggle to survive.

Living in Limbo
by Diane Handal
(From ONE magazine November 2010)
In spite of hardship and humiliation, Palestine’s refugees hold on

A Sister Act Hard to Follow
text and photos by Marilyn Raschka
(From Catholic Near East November – December 1994)
The Little Sisters of Nazareth reach out to those suffering misfortune in Dbayeh refugee camp.

Three Sisters’ Ministry of Hospitality
by Michael Healy
(From Catholic Near East Spring 1989)
An update on support given to the displaced of Dbayeh Camp in Lebanon.

The Palestinian Intifada
by Msgr. Robert L. Stern
(From Catholic Near East Winter 1988)
The challenge of peace in the Holy Land.

The Good News in Dbayeh
by Michael Healy
photos by Sr. Christian Molidor, R.S.M.
(From Catholic Near East Summer 1987)
In the midst of Lebanon’s despair, a seed of hope planted by a persistent nun begins to sprout.

A Hope for the Future
by Claudia McDonnell
photos by Diane Garnette
(From Catholic Near East Magazine Fall 1984)
Pontifical Mission schools in the refugee camps of the Holy Land offer hope for a solid future.

from News

Pope, JRS See Face of Christ in Faces of Refugees
Catholic News Service (20 June 2013)
ROME (CNS) — The photos of refugees projected on the facade of Rome’s Gesu Church are reminders of what Pope Francis would call the suffering body of Christ today, said the head of Jesuit Refugee Service.

Refugees in Jordan Never Thought They Would Have to Leave Home
Catholic News Service (20 June 2014)
AMMAN, Jordan (CNS) — Desperate to reunite with family in Europe, a young Syrian refugee recently paid thousands of dollars to a human trafficker to help him and his brother travel abroad. Instead, the pair found themselves tricked, half-way on the opposite side of the world — in China.

Syrian Refugees in Jordan Cling to Hope
Catholic News Service (31 March 2015)
ZAATARI CAMP, Jordan (CNS) — Abu Bilal, a slender man in his 40’s, is surrounded by cages of bright yellow canaries merrily twittering.

Priest Finds Frustrations Build Among Christians in Iraq Camp
Catholic News Service (21 July 2015)
MANCHESTER, England (CNS) — When the Islamic State overran the Iraqi town of Qaraqosh last August, one of the priests there jumped into his car and joined the exodus of Christians on the road east in the hope of reaching the safety of Kurdish-controlled territory.

from Blog Content

Picture of the Day: "A Window to Our World"
The Lajee Center, in the Aida Refugee Camp in Palestine, provides youth living in the camp with an opportunity for recreation, education and cultural activities.

Picture of the Day: Putting Our World in Focus
In the April 2011 CNEWA Connections e-newsletter, we chose to focus on some "never before seen" photographs by Sister Christian Molidor.

Picture of the Day: First Communion in Dbayeh
A young girl walks along a decorated wall as she joins her friends before the start of their first communion ceremony, in the Dbayeh Palestinian refugee camp, on the northern outskirts of Beirut, Lebanon. (photo: Dalia Khamissy)

Picture of the Day: A Refuge in Turkey
yrian refugees walk outside tents at a refugee camp in the Turkish border town of Boynuegin on 24 March. (photo: CNS/Osman Orsal, Reuters)

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Picture of the Day: Seeking Refuge
Syrian children who fled the violence in Homs, Syria, sit outside a tent in the hillside town of Arsal, Lebanon. (photo: CNS/Mohamed Azakir, Reuters)

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Who Will Help the Syrians?
Bradley H. Kerr shares an update on the status of the people of Syria and how CNEWA is working to provide assistance.

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Picture of the Day: Children of the Occupation
Palestinian children look out from the window of their home in Dheisheh refugee camp. (photo: Steve Sabella)

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Picture of the Day: A Bright Beginning
An Iraqi Dominican sister of St. Catherine of Siena administers a checkup to a pregnant, 18-year-old Palestinian refugee at the Mother of Mercy Clinic in Zerqa, Jordan. (photo: Nader Daoud)

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Picture of the Day: Fleeing Syria
Mustafa Abu Bekir, 23, is carried by a family member as they enter Turkey from the Turkish Cilvegozu border gate on 9 September. (photo: CNS/Umit Bektas, Reuters)

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In Jordan, Faith, Charity — and Hope
Journalist Nicholas Seeley discusses health care in Jordan, and the experience of writing about this important topic.

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Picture of the Day: Shall We Dance?
In a web exclusive for the Summer edition of ONE, we get a rare glimpse inside refugee camp run by Jesuits in Ethiopia.

Picture of the Day: Accessible Care
Patients wait in the lobby of the CNEWA-supported Mother of Mercy Clinic in Zerqa, Jordan. (photo: Nader Daoud)

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