from ONE

On the Road to Damascus
story and photographs by Spencer Osberg
(From ONE magazine November 2008)
Syria’s Iraqis strive to rebuild their lives

Jordanian Christians
by Anne Womer
(From ONE magazine September 2006)
Despite challenges, the Christian faith thrives in the Hashemite kingdom

Out of Place
by Sahar Aloul
(From ONE magazine September 2005)
For Fleeing Iraqis, Jordan has become a limbo

Bethany Beyond the Jordan
by Charles Miller, S.M.
(From CNEWA WORLD January – February 2002)
Ancient sites associated with Jesus and John the Baptist receive a face-lift and await 21st-century tourists.

Peaceful Coexistence in the City of Mosaics
text by Caroline Faraj
photographs by Youssef Alan
(From CNEWA WORLD May – June 2001)
The Christian and Muslim communities of Madaba, Jordan, together share their joys and sorrows.

Pontifical Mission at 50: Amman
prepared by CNEWA staff
photographs: courtesy CNEWA-PMP, Amman
(From Catholic Near East January – February 2000)
Jordanians assemble in Amman to recognize the achievements of this unique papal agency.

A Loving Embrace
by Diane Handal
(From ONE magazine March 2008)
Exiled from their homeland, Iraqis in Amman are not alone

Unlocking Talents
text by Sahar Aloul
photographs by Bill Lyons
(From ONE magazine September 2004)
Disabled youth receive a needed boost in Amman

Wish Granted
by Sahar Aloul
(From CNEWA WORLD January – February 2003)
Shining success of a Jordanian center for rehabilitation

On Jordan’s Bank
by Nicholas Seeley
(From ONE magazine January 2011)
The Hashemites lead in preserving Christianity’s holiest sites

Rebuilding a Sure Foundation
by Nicholas Seeley with photographs by Joseph Zakarian
(From ONE magazine July 2010)
Jordan’s Orthodox schools regain their former standing

Jordan
(From ONE magazine September 2010)
Kingdom of the Hashemites

Mothering Mercies
by Daoud Kuttab with photographs by Nader Daoud
(From ONE magazine May 2009)
Healing in an impoverished city in Jordan

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.

Jordan: A Land of Refuge
by Michael J.L. La Civita
(From Catholic Near East March – April 1999)
The lives of Jordan’s refugees and bedouin are bettered by the support of the Pontifical Mission.

Pontifical Mission at 50: Healing in Jordan
by Michele Chabin
(From Catholic Near East September – October 1999)
Health care programs in Jordan provide quality medical services to refugees, Palestinian, and Iraqi, and impoverished Jordanians.

Lessons Over Coffee
by George Martin
(From Catholic Near East November – December 1998)
Jordan’s Bedouin Christian community strives to maintain its rich faith and heritage.

Between Iraq and a Hard Place
text and photographs by George Martin
(From Catholic Near East September – October 1997)
Although safely out of their war-weary country, Iraqi refugees in Jordan find that life is still a struggle.

A Crown Prince’s World View
(From Catholic Near East January – February 1996)
The Crown Prince of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan discusses the address by Pope John Paul II to the UN in light of current world problems and potential for improvement by the UN.

Days of Hope in Amman
compiled by CNEWA staff
photographs by Miriam Sushman
(From Catholic Near East November – December 1996)
The Pontifical Mission’s humanitarian and pastoral activities in Jordan continue to provide medical care to those in need.

The Ripple Effect of Peace
text by the Rev. William D. Corcoran
photographs by Miriam Sushman
(From Catholic Near East November – December 1995)
The Muslim village of Bakoura in Jordan benefits from a new friendship with CNEWA.

A Fish in the Desert
text by the Rev. William D. Corcoran
photos by Miriam Sushman
(From Catholic Near East November – December 1994)
An ancient village in Jordan strives to maintain its identity in an increasingly technological society.

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.

Far From Home
by Nicholas Seeley
(From ONE magazine November 2011)
Filipino migrant workers make untold sacrifices for their families

A Healing Touch: The Mission in Jordan
by Diane C. Chilangwa
photos: CNEWA files
(From Catholic Near East Summer 1989)
Health care – especially for mothers and children – has been a major concern of the Pontifical Mission for 40 years.

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.

People
by Greg Kandra
(From ONE March 2012)
Bishop Selim Sayegh of Jordan

Our Sisters in Amman
text and photos by Margaret Kelberer
(From Catholic Near East Magazine Summer 1981)
Franciscan Sisters in suburban Amman, Jordan, provide healthcare, moral support and religious training to impoverished women and children.

A Bridge to Modern Life
text by Nicholas Seeley with photographs by Tanya Habjouqa
(From ONE May 2012)
Faith holds together Jordan’s last Christian villages

Mysterious Petra Rediscovered
by Djinna Gochis and Christine Michaels
(From Catholic Near East Magazine Fall 1978)
An ancient hidden valley city remains in its secret world.

from News

Pilgrims Baptized in Jordan River
Catholic News Service (10 January 2012)
QASR EL-YEHUD, West Bank (CNS) With 8 year-old grandson Jamal in tow, Hajeh Mattar made her way across a wooden platform alongside the Jordan River. Her plan: to baptize him in the waters of the river at the traditional site of Jesus’ baptism.

Pope Earmarks Holy Thursday for Syrian Refugees
Catholic News Service (28 March 2012)
VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Pope Benedict XVI has decided the collection taken up at his Holy Thursday evening Mass will be used to offer humanitarian aid to Syrian refugees.

Syrian Refugees Flood Neighboring Countries
Catholic News Service (24 August 2012)
WASHINGTON (CNS) — While media images of the Syrian civil war are mainly those of men with guns, workers from Catholic Relief Services have seen “predominantly women and children, fleeing,” said a communications officer who recently returned from the Middle East.

More Funds Needed as Syrians Flood Jordan
Catholic News Service (30 January 2013)
AMMAN, Jordan (CNS) — As frightened Syrian refugees flood into Jordan and other nearby countries, U.N. officials at a donor conference in Kuwait appealed to the international community for desperately needed funding for victims of the 22-month crisis.

Jerusalem Church Leader Says Pope Will Visit in May
Catholic News Service (24 December 2013)
VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Latin-rite Patriarch Faoud Twal of Jerusalem told reporters he expected to host Pope Francis on a visit to the Holy Land in May.

Flow of Syrian Christian Refugees to Jordan Increasing, Caritas Says
Catholic News Service (17 April 2014)
VATICAN CITY (CNS) — The influx of Syrian Christian refugees into Jordan is on the rise, said the head of Caritas Jordan.

For Syrian, Iraqi Refugees, Catholic Agencies Meet Wide Range of Needs
Catholic News Service (10 May 2014)
AMMAN, Jordan (CNS) — Fleeing conflict and violence back home, refugees from Syria and Iraq praised the Catholic humanitarian agencies helping them to cope with their trauma while starting a new life in their adopted safe haven of Jordan.

Jordanian Prince Hopes Papal Visit Develops ‘Template of Hope’
Catholic News Service (21 May 2014)
AMMAN, Jordan (CNS) — Jordan’s Prince El Hassan bin Talal expressed the desire to see “a template of hope” developed during Pope Francis’ 24-26 May visit to the Holy Land.

Pope, Arriving in Holy Land, Calls for Religious Freedom in Middle East
Catholic News Service (24 May 2014)
AMMAN, Jordan (CNS) — Pope Francis began a densely packed visit to the Holy Land with a call for religious freedom in the Middle East, including respect for the right to change one’s religion.

At Amman Mass, Pope Calls on Christians to Promote Peace
Catholic News Service (24 May 2014)
AMMAN, Jordan (CNS) — Celebrating Mass on his first day in the Holy Land, Pope Francis said hope for peace in a region torn by sectarian conflicts comes from faith in God.

At River Jordan, Pope Meets Suffering, Speaks Against Arms Trade
Catholic News Service (24 May 2014)
AMMAN, Jordan (CNS) — Jordan’s powerful and marginalized joined together at the banks of the River Jordan to welcome Pope Francis at the site believed to be where Jesus was baptized.

Pope Says His ‘Most Authentic’ Gestures in Holy Land Were Spontaneous
Catholic News Service (28 May 2014)
ABOARD THE PAPAL FLIGHT FROM TEL AVIV (CNS) — During an inflight news conference May 26 on his return to Rome from the Holy Land, Pope Francis answered several questions about his just-ended three-day visit, giving reporters insights into his thinking and glimpses behind the scenes of the high-profile events.

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.

Iraqi Christians Arrive in Jordan With tearful Tales of Desperation
Catholic News Service (18 August 2014)
AMMAN, Jordan (CNS) — The first Iraqi Christians fleeing Islamic State militants reached the safety of Jordan, helped by King Abdullah II and Catholic aid groups.

First Wave of Iraqis, Some of Whom Helped U.S., Feel Trapped in Jordan
Catholic News Service (2 September 2014)
AMMAN, Jordan (CNS) — Iraqi refugees who fled sectarian violence following the 2003-U.S.-led invasion are fearful they could fall between the cracks as aid agencies scramble to help fresh arrivals escaping Islamic State brutality.

Christian Clergy Visit Jordanian Family of Captured Muslim Pilot
Catholic News Service (6 January 2015)
AY, Jordan (CNS) — Christian clergy led by the Latin Patriarch Fouad Twal of Jerusalem visited the family of the Muslim Jordanian pilot captured by Islamic State and expressed support and continued prayers.

Catholic Official: Funding Running Out for Iraqi Refugees in Jordan
Catholic News Service (9 January 2015)
AMMAN, Jordan (CNS) — A Catholic official warned that funding will soon run out to feed and house thousands of Iraqi Christians sheltering in Jordan after being made homeless by Islamic State militants.

In Jordan, Latin Patriarch Encourages Refugees, Agencies
Catholic News Service (16 January 2015)
AMMAN, Jordan (CNS) — Latin Patriarch Fouad Twal of Jerusalem encouraged Iraqi and Syrian Christians fleeing conflict in their home countries and praised Catholic agencies supporting them.

Jordan’s Churches Condemn Pilot’s Murder, Offer Prayers
Catholic News Service (4 February 2015)
AMMAN, Jordan (CNS) — Christian churches in Jordan condemned the Islamic State militants’ killing of First Lt. Muath al Kasasbeh, a Jordanian pilot who had been held in captivity by the jihadist group.

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.

Jordanian Priest: Muslims Need to See Christians Visit Holy Land
Catholic News Service (24 April 2015)
MA’IN, Jordan (CNS) — Muslims, more than 90 percent of Jordan’s population, need to see Christians visit the country’s biblical sites, said the Melkite Catholic priest who established the Jordanian Interfaith Coexistence Research Center.

Increasing Numbers, Needs: Italian Hospital in Jordan Faces Challenges
Catholic News Service (1 May 2015)
AMMAN, Jordan (CNS) — About the only things Italian about the Italian Hospital in Jordan’s capital are the name and a few of the signs.

Jordan Faces Shortfall in Aid to Support 1.4 Million Syrian Refugees
Catholic News Service (6 May 2015)
AMMAN, Jordan (CNS) — International aid continues to fall short of what Jordan needs to host 1.4 million Syrian refugees, Jordanian officials reported, saying the number represents the equivalent of the United States hosting 60 million refugees.

Priest in Jordan Ministering to Refugees Is ‘Living With Saints’
Catholic News Service (11 June 2015)
MARKA, Jordan (CNS) — Hearing a beloved voice, a little boy hurriedly hobbled down the pale stone steps of the church hall to greet the priest with a tender hug.

Jordan Bank of River Where Jesus Baptized Declared UNESCO Heritage Site
Catholic News Service (15 July 2015)
JERUSALEM (CNS) — UNESCO declared Bethany Beyond the Jordan, on the eastern side of the Jordan River, as a World Heritage site and the location of Jesus’ baptism.

from Blog Content

CNEWA Helps One Woman Stand On Her Own Two Feet
Every now and then, we hear stories of how CNEWA has been able to help people in surprising, sometimes unexpected ways. This week, we heard about one case -- involving three countries, one young woman and one generous family.

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: Building Respect in Jordan
A boy plays near the construction site of a new facility at New Orthodox School in Madaba. (photo: Joseph Zakarian)

Picture of the Day: Seminarians in the Holy Land
Seminarian Sleiman Hassan, 24, from Fuhais, Jordan, prays after lighting a candle before mass in St. Joseph Parish in Jifna, West Bank. (photo: Debbie Hill)

Picture of the Day: Their Home
Five-year-old Alexi, a member of the mostly Filipino Sacred Heart Latin Catholic parish in Amman, Jordan, loves to dance. (photo: Tanya Habjouqa)

Journey to the Holy Land: Jordan, a Land of Refuge
Msgr. Kozar reports on the further developments of his pastoral visit to the Middle East.

Journey to the Holy Land: Jordan, the Real Deal
Msgr. Kozar reports on the further developments of his pastoral visit to the Middle East: Mt Nebo, Madaba, and more!

Journey to the Holy Land: On To Galilee
Msgr. Kozar reports on his pastoral visit to the Middle East: after concluding the Jordanian leg of the journey, he and Father Guido travel to Israel.

Picture of the Day: Jordan's Bishop Retires
Bishop Selim Sayegh meets with students at the Our Lady of Peace Center, a school for the developmentally disabled set up by the Latin Vicariate in Amman, Jordan. (photo: Nicholas Seeley)

Picture of the Day: Keeping Faith Far From Home
Filipino domestic workers fervently and joyfully sing choir songs, as they crowd into the tiny shelter to partake in mass with Father Kevin O’Connell at English-speaking Sacred Heart Latin Catholic Church in Amman, Jordan. (photo: Tanya Habjouqa)

A Trip Cut Short
Life is complicated. It is a constant battle between good and evil and CNEWA is there, planting many good seeds.

Picture of the Day: Dynamic Sisters of Jordan
A sister treats a patient at the Mother of Mercy Clinic in Zerqa, Jordan. (photo: Nader Daoud)

Picture of the Day: A Special Girl
A photo of Sally, a young Iraqi Christian in Jordan, taken in April 2010. (photo: Gabriel Delmonaco)

Picture of the Day: On the Road in Petra
A young Bedouin traveling by donkey through the ancient city of Petra, Jordan. (photo: John E. Kozar)

Celebrating Laywomen
Beth Clausnitzer considers the role of laywomen in CNEWA's mission.

Picture of the Day: Beacons of Light in Iraq
From left, CNEWA President Msgr. John Kozar, Dominican Sister Maria Hanna and CNEWA Regional Director for Jordan and Iraq Ra’ed Bahou gather with Dominican Sisters outside the Mother of Mercy Clinic in Jordan. (photo: CNEWA)

Picture of the Day: A Monsignor Behind the Camera
Msgr. Kozar captured this image of a sister at the Italian Hospital in Kerak, Jordan, during his visit to the Holy Land last December. (photo: John E. Kozar)

Picture of the Day: Supporting Mothers in Jordan
A Muslim mother receives care for her newborn at the Mother of Mercy Clinic in Zerqa, Jordan, which is run by the Dominican Sisters of St. Catherine of Siena. (photo: John E. Kozar )

Picture of the Day: Raising Hope in Jordan
A Rosary sister greets a Bedouin child in the abandoned ruins of old Smakieh. (photo: Tanya Habjouqa)

Hospitality in Hmoud
Journalist Nicholas Seeley details his visit to the fully Christian village of Hmoud, in Jordan.

Picture of the Day: "We Want to be the Best"
Three students pose for a portrait at a Latin Catholic school in Ader, Jordan. (photo: Tanya Habjouqa)

Picture of the Day: A Church Restored
A man makes an icon at the Immaculate Conception Church in Jordan, which is undergoing major restoration sponsored by CNEWA. (photo: John E. Kozar)

Picture of the Day: Encountering Tradition in Jordan
Parishioners gather outside the Immaculate Conception Church in Smakieh, Jordan. (photo: John E. Kozar)

Picture of the Day: "Music is the Harmony of Differences"
Bedouin men perform at a restaurant in Amman, Jordan. (photo: Greg Tarczynksi)

Picture of the Day: Reviving the Jordan River
In this 2005 photo, a couple admire the late afternoon view of the the King Talal dam on the Zarqa River, the second largest tributary of the Jordan River. (photo: Greg Tarczynski)

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Picture of the Day: Caring for Mother and Child
Women and their children sign in at the lobby of the Mother of Mercy Clinic in Zerqa, Jordan. (photo: Greg Tarczynski)

Picture of the Day: "We are Here to Help"
The Italian Hospital in Kerak, Jordan, is run by the Comboni Sisters. (photo: John E. Kozar)

"Charity is the Language That Everybody Can Understand"
CNEWA received a visit today from His Beatitude, Archbishop Foaud Twal, Latin Patriarch of Jerusalem.

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Picture of the Day: Building Libraries in the Middle East
The Pontifical Mission promotes education by supporting community libraries.

Picture of the Day: Joy in Jordan
Msgr. John Kozar captured a lovely moment at Our Lady of Peace Center outside Amman, Jordan, just before Christmas.

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Picture of the Day: Setting the Table
Michael prepares a cup of flowers for the dinner table as his mother prepares lunch for the family. (photo: Bryan Denton)

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Life in a Syrian Refugee Camp
"Without Aid, Conditions Would Be Much Worse"

On our first day, we headed up to northern Jordan where we met with Syrian refugees living in camps.

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Picture of the Day: Jordan's Christians
Last year, we visited the Christians of Jordan’s Kerak plateau, and found a resilient group of people held together by faith.

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CNEWA in Rome
Carl Hétu describes the recent reception CNEWA co-hosted in Italy.

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Picture of the Day: A Glimpse of the Promised Land
Pope Benedict XVI takes in the panoramic view from Mount Nebo in Madaba, Jordan. The place where Moses glimpsed the Promised Land before dying is marked by a modern sculpture of the prophet's serpentine staff. (photo: CNS/Ali Jarekji, Reuters)

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Picture of the Day: Camel Lot
Camels rest beside the road to Petra. (photo: Christian Molidor, R.S.M.)

Picture of the Day: Starting Over in Jordan
In the Spring issue of ONE, writer-photographer Cory Eldridge profiles Christians who have fled Iraq to try and start over in Jordan.

Jordan's Oasis of Hope
With the crisis in Syria growing worse by the day, one beacon of hope remains the CNEWA-supported Italian Hospital in nearby Kerak, Jordan. Recently, Asia News profiled the hospital and the Comboni sisters who run it.

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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31 Years of Mercy
On this date 31 years ago, CNEWA’s Mother of Mercy Clinic opened in the Jordanian city of Zerqa.

Picture of the Day: Seeking Sanctuary
In this image from 2008, an Iraqi mother holds her child near her new home in Syria. (photo: Spencer Osberg)

The Life of a Parish Priest in Jordan
Father Mansour Mattosha is the only priest in his Syriac Catholic parish. (photo: Cory Eldridge)

Encountering Christians in the Holy Land: On Jordan’s Bank
Carl Hétu and the others visit the Jordan River

Picture of the Day: Madonna and Child in Jordan
Ethan Jacob Ramirez awaits his baptism in the arms of his mother at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Amman. (photo: Tanya Habjouqa)

The King’s Speech
King Abdullah II, ruler of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan, gave an extraordinary speech to the U.N. General Assembly on 24 September 2013.

Picture of the Day: Friendship
Jordanian boys catch their breath during playtime at Our Lady of Peace Center in Jordan. (photo: Bill Lyons)

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Picture of the Day: Splash of Faith, Far from Home
Father Kevin O’Connell baptizes a child at Sacred Heart Church in Amman. (photo: Tanya Habjouqa)

Have You Seen ONE Yet?
The Autumn issue of ONE is now online!

Picture of the Day: Tender Mercy
The Mother of Mercy Clinic provides a wide range of services to as many as 30,000 patients each year, with a special focus on prenatal and postnatal care. (photo: Steve Sabella)

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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: Looking for Jesus in Bethany
Several years ago, we visited the area around the Jordan where tradition holds that John baptized Jesus.

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Picture of the Day: The Cardinal and the Queen
Near the start of his visit to Jordan yesterday, Cardinal Timothy Dolan pauses at a shrine dedicated to the Virgin Mary. (photo: John E. Kozar)

Picture of the Day: Jordan's Next Generation
CNS recently paid a visit to the site where Jesus was baptized and looked at efforts to preserve Christian identity in Jordan.

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Picture of the Day: Shrine and Sanctuary
A parishioner prays at the shrine to Our Lady of Iraq at the Chaldean church in Amman, Jordan. (photo: Cory Eldridge)

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A Call to Stop Violence in the Name of Religion
Jordanian Prince el-Hassan bin Talal issued a statement yesterday condemning violence in the name of religion.

Picture of the Day: Refuge
In this image from July, Christians fleeing the violence in Mosul sleep inside Sacred Heart of Jesus Chaldean Church in Telkaif, Iraq. (photo: CNS/Reuters)

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Picture of the Day: Clinging to Faith
Latin Patriarch Fouad Twal of Jerusalem visits Iraqi Christian refugees in Jordan who recently fled Mosul, Iraq.

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Picture of the Day: Awaiting a Reunion in Jordan
As of this January 2013 photo, Maysoon Esso and her daughter Rana had been living in their apartment in Amman, Jordan, for about a year. (photo: Cory Eldridge)

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Journey to Jordan:
Celebrating Easter Among Muslims and Melkites

Deacon Greg Kandra reports from his trip to Amman.

Journey to Jordan: “This Is the Land of the Sunrise of Faith”
Deacon Greg Kandra reports from his trip to Amman.

Journey to Jordan: A Refugee’s Story
Last Saturday morning, I met a man named Agnan Adnidihad.

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)

Picture of the Day: Always Learning
Iraqi refugee children study English together at a community center run by CNEWA in Amman, Jordan. (photo: CNEWA)

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Life Among the Refugees in Jordan
Writer Jennifer Tomshack at the Vision Vocation Network traveled recently to Jordan .

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Picture of the Day: Greetings from Jordan
Christian Iraqi refugee children play together in the home of the Franciscan Missionaries of Mary in Amman, Jordan.

Picture of the Day: Studying Abroad
Sister Antoinette helps an Iraqi refugee study at her convent in Amman. (photo: Tamara Abdul Hadi)

Impressions of Jordan:
Food, Family and Franciscans

Journalist Diane Handal writes about how the Franciscan Missionaries of Mary are Welcoming the Stranger in Jordan.

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Picture of the Day: An Ancient Flock
Ismaeel Maiatah, a Bedouin Christian, grazes his sheep on the outskirts of Ader, Jordan. (photo: Nader Daoud)

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Picture of the Day: The Youth of a Venerable People
Children socialize outside St. George Melkite Greek Catholic Church in Ader, Jordan. (photo: Nader Daoud)

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from CNEWA Connections

CNEWA Success
(From CNEWA Connections February 2012)

Kids Helping Kids
(From CNEWA Connections AUGUST 2012)