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Catholic Press Association Awards: Another One to ONE

One-on-One with Msgr. Kozar
Some outtakes from our One-on-One interview with CNEWA president, Msgr. Kozar.

A World Without Water
Journalist Don Duncan shares his perspective on Lebanon's water woes while reporting for the January edition of ONE magazine.

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)

Picture of the Day: Dreaming of a Better Life
In Ethiopia, opportunities for women are often limited, which leads some to seek a better life by migrating to the Middle East.

Take Five: 5 Reasons to Subscribe to ONE
Those who like to follow events in the world of CNEWA can find frequent updates here at ONE-TO-ONE, on our website and in the online edition of our award-winning magazine ONE.

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: Madonna and Child
Budding artists at work in the Asela orphanage school in Ethiopia. (photo: Petterik Wiggers)

ONE Takes Top Prize at Catholic Press Awards
ONE magazine took home 20 awards from the Catholic Press Association's 2012 award ceremony.

Picture of the Day: "A Window into the Soul"
A child plays at the Godano Institution, a home for abused girls, women and their children. (photo: John E. Kozar)

Picture of the Day: Going Green in Kerala
A worker cleans a wind-powered generator at the Renewable Energy Center in Mithradham, India’s first solar-powered educational facility. (photo: Peter Lemieux)

Picture of the Day: Tradition in Slovakia
Girls wearing traditional dress participate in an Easter celebration in Jakubany, a village in northern Slovakia. (photo: Father Damian Saraka)

Picture of the Day: A School "as Diverse as Lebanon"
A first–year design student takes a break from studying at Notre Dame University in Lebanon. (photo: CNS/Nancy Wiechec)

Picture of the Day: Finding Dignity Among the Debris
The Zabbaleen are descendents of migrant farmers from Upper Egypt who first came to Cairo in the 1940's in search of employment. (photo: Dana Smillie)

The Middle East, 50 Years After Vatican II
In the current issue of ONE, we chat with Archbishop Michael Fitzgerald, apostolic nuncio to Egypt, about the legacy of the council and, in particular, Catholic relations with Islam.

It's finally here!
The Spring 2013 edition of ONE is now available online, and will hit mailboxes soon.

Picture of the Day: Hearth and Home
A Coptic woman prepares a meal in her kitchen in the southern village of Qenna, Egypt. (photo: David Degner)

Picture of the Day: Lebanon Comes to Canada
A Lebanese family dances at an engagement party. (photo: Cody Christopulos)

Picture of the Day: Eyes on Egypt
Santa Lucia staff member Iman Bibawi Iskandar helps a resident practice writing Arabic Braille in preparation for an exam. (photo: Holly Pickett)

Picture of the Day: The Daily Grind
Stories of interest for the day.

ONE Wins Top Honors at Catholic Press Awards
CNEWA's magazine ONE took home a record-shattering 22 prizes -- including First Place for General Excellence -- at the 2013 Catholic Press Association awards.

Picture of the Day: Youth in Brazil
Altar servers assist in a liturgy at Our Lady of Paradise Cathedral in São Paulo. (photo: Izan Petterle)

Summer Edition of ONE Arrives!
Check out the second quarterly issue of ONE for 2013, spotlighting children in need in the areas CNEWA serves!

Picture of the Day: Mornings with Mary
Each day the boys at the Malankara Boys’ Home pause on the lawn to pray before a statue of the Virgin Mary before going to school. (photo: Jose Jacob)

Picture of the Day: Prayers in Paint
The Summer issue of ONE takes us back to school, to learn about the art and spirituality behind creating icons.

Picture of the Day: Brush with Holiness
Icongrapher Ian Knowles works on a new icon for the shrine of Our Lady of the Mountain in Anjara, depicting scenes from the life of Christ. (photo: Nicholas Seeley)

Picture of the Day: Wedded to Tradition
A Bulgarian couple hold candles during their marriage ceremony at the Church of the Assumption in Sofia. (photo: Sean Sprague)

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)

The Hope of Egypt’s Youth
Coptic Christians chant prayers during a candlelight protest after dozens were killed during clashes with soldiers and riot police in October 2011. (photo: CNS/Reuters)

Politics, Famine and … Bob Geldof
Journalist Don Duncan describes the challenges facing people in the northern Ethiopian region of Tigray.

Picture of the Day: Miter Makers
At the Bird’s Nest, an Armenian orphanage in Lebanon, women make miters and vestments. (photo: Armineh Johannes)

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

Picture of the Day: Hungry to Learn
In Ethiopia, school meals greatly improve concentration among students, such as Teklit Gebru of Sebeya. (photo: Petterik Wiggers)

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

Picture of the Day: Passing On the Faith in Palayur
Godmothers in Palayur, India, get ready for group baptism on the ‘First Sunday.’ (photo: Jose Jacob)

First Look: The Winter Issue of ONE
Our Winter issue of ONE magazine is now online!

Picture of the Day: Minding Peas and Queues
The Rev. Manolis Nirakis of St. Ayia Zoni Greek Orthodox Church in Athens overlooks the activity at the church's soup kitchen. (photo: Don Duncan)

Picture of the Day: Letters From Armenia
Antranig Chakerian transformed the walls of his house in Anjar, Lebanon, into a canvas for icons, images and poems dedicated to his ancestral homeland: historic Armenia. (photo: Dalia Khamissy)

Fear Factor: The Life of Copts in Upper Egypt
Sarah Topol shares her thoughts on reporting on the Copts of Upper Egypt.

Picture of the Day: Hoping for a New Home in India
In this image from 2012, a mother and child in India who are Dalits, members of the so-called “untouchables,” look forward to moving into a new home. (photo: John E. Kozar)

Spring in Our Step: A Video Preview of ONE
Msgr. John E. Kozar, CNEWA's president, introduces the Spring edition of ONE.

A Visit to the Valley:
Life Among Refugees in Lebanon

Journalist Diane Handal reflects on reporting on Syrian refugees in the Bekaa valley.

Summer Edition of ONE Is Here!
The summer edition of ONE is now online and will be hitting mailboxes in short order!

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.

Meeting India’s Dalit Christians
Mahinder Singh sits with neighbors in their tiny village of Gangapar (photo: John Matthew)

Picture of the Day: A Place to Grow
Marseille, 13 years old and autistic, has made friends and grown more comfortable socializing since coming to school at the Good Samaritan Orphanage. (photo: Amal Morcos)

ONE Wins First Place at Catholic Press Awards
We're pleased and proud to report that CNEWA's multimedia magazine ONE took home top honors at the Catholic Press Association.

Spring has Sprung!
The spring edition of ONE magazine is here!

‘Religious Journalism at Its Best’:
ONE Honored for General Excellence at Catholic Press Awards

CNEWA’s multimedia magazine ONE once again took top honors at the Catholic Press Association awards dinner on Friday.

Picture of the Day: One Church
This year, as we commemorate the 90th anniversary of Catholic Near East Welfare Association, we are reminded again and again of the word that is literally our middle name: East.

Something Special for Autumn
The Autumn 2016 edition of ONE magazine is now online! This special issue shines a spotlight on the churches of the East in a way ONE has never done before...

Picture of the Day: Church of the Holy City
Greek Orthodox Patriarch Diodoros I of Jerusalem leads the procession out of Church of Holy Sepulchre on Palm Sunday, 1988. The Orthodox Patriarchal Church of Jerusalem accounts for about a third of the Church of Jerusalem. (photo: Paul Souders)

Picture of the Day: Generations in Etchmiadzin
Parishioners light votive candles at St. Hripsime Church, built in the year 618 in Vagharshapat, Armenia -- the city also known as Etchmiadzin, the seat of the Armenian Apostolic Church. (photo: Armineh Johannes)

Magazine of the Year:
ONE Wins Record 31 Awards from Catholic Press Association

CNEWA’s flagship quarterly magazine, ONE, took top honors, including Magazine of the Year (in the mission magazine category) at the 2017 Catholic Press Association awards last week in Quebec City, Canada.