from ONE

Paradise in Brazil
text by Fidel Madeira with photographs by Izan Petterle
(From ONE magazine July 2011)
The world’s largest Melkite community calls São Paulo home

Profiles
by Michael J.L. La Civita
(From ONE magazine May 2011)
The Orthodox Patriarchal Church of Jerusalem

To Be a Priest in the Holy Land
text by Michele Chabin
(From ONE magazine March 2011)
Arab Catholics pursue their call to priesthood

Israel
(From ONE magazine September 2010)
A modern state with ancient roots

Perspectives
by Msgr. Robert L. Stern
(From ONE magazine July 2009)
Respect

perspectives
by Robert L. Stern
(From ONE magazine July 2008)
Anniversary

Striving for Health and Social Justice in the Galilee
text by Lise Grande
photos by Karen Lagerquist
(From Catholic Near East July – August 1994)
The Galilee Society, supported by CNEWA’s Pontifical Mission, tries to address the health care crisis of Israel’s Arab population.

Children’s Art for Peace
text by Peg Maron
photos: courtesy, Givat Haviva
(From Catholic Near East July 1993)
A children’s art exhibit in New York works toward improving Jewish-Arab relations in the Middle East.

A Biblical Marketplace
text and photos by Gerald Ring
(From Catholic Near East Magazine Fall 1986)
The past comes alive on Bedouin market day in the Biblical town of Beersheba.

Issues
by Ron Kronish
(From ONE January 2012)
Jewish and non-Jewish identities in Israel

from News

Archbishop Joins Peace Vigil at Michigan Mosque
Catholic News Service (27 April 2011)
Saying he came as a “voice of peace,” Detroit Archbishop Allen H. Vigneron joined hundreds of religious leaders at a Holy Thursday vigil outside an Islamic center to condemn intolerance and hatred toward Muslims.

Libyan Bishop Calls for End to Hostilities
Catholic News Service (19 April 2011)
The apostolic vicar in Tripoli called for a stop to the bloody conflict in Libya and urged dialogue among the various tribes there to help bring about peace, the Vatican missionary news agency reported.

Limits on Movement Around Jerusalem Frustrate Catholic Arab Family
Catholic News Service (3 April 2015)
JERUSALEM (CNS) — On Good Friday, Abeer Atallah, who lives in the Arab neighborhood of Beit Safafa in East Jerusalem, was unable to attend a prayer service marking Jesus’ Passion and death in the Old City as she would have liked.

from Blog Content

Coming to America
The Associated Press reports on Arab Christians leaving the Middle East for the West, a trend CNEWA has been detailing for years.

Picture of the Day: Melkites Find Beauty in Brazil
Archbishop Fares meets with families after baptisms at Our Lady of Paradise Cathedral in São Paulo. (photo: Izan Petterle)

"Where Do We Preserve Our Traditions?"
Palestinian-Chileans found a school to help members of younger generations retain a sense of heritage.

A New Home, "God Willing"
Journalist Aaron Nelsen discusses the similarities and differences between the native and adoptive cultures of Palestinian-Chileans.

Page One: Headlines for 10/2/12
Stories of interest for the day.

Picture of the Day: The Middle East in Central America
Father Jorge distributes blessed bread following the celebration of the Divine Liturgy in Honduras. (photo: Carina Wint)