from ONE

Profiles
by Michael J.L. La Civita
(From ONE magazine May 2009)
The Church of the East

Assyrians in Russia
text by Sergei Mikhailov
translated by Felix Corley
photographs by Elena Bit-Sargis
(From Catholic Near East September – October 1998)
The remnant of a once mighty people struggles to find a place in 20th-century Russia.

The Small Place of Christian Service
by Monsignor John G. Nolan
photos by Sister Christian Molidor, R.S.M.
(From Catholic Near East Summer 1987)
The experience of Christian minorities recalls the days when all followers of Christ lacked privileges in the state.

from News

Assyrian Patriarch, Promoter of Unity for 39 Years, Dies
Catholic News Service (30 March 2015)
CHICAGO (CNS) — Mar Dinkha IV, patriarch of the Church of the East, died on 26 March at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota. A virus infection and pneumonia were cited as the cause of death. He was 79.

Pope Sends Greetings, Prayers to Newly Elected Assyrian Patriarch
Catholic News Service (21 September 2015)
VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Pope Francis expressed his joy and ”prayerful solidarity” to the new head of the Church of the East, 73-year-old Catholicos Gewargis III.

from Blog Content

Picture of the Day: Praying in Palestine
In an undated photo from our archive: A seminarian prays in a church in Beit Jala, Palestine.

Picture of the Day: Hail Mary
A relative of a patient at Amala Hospital in Kerala, India, prays in the candle-lit Grotto located near the main entrance to the hospital grounds. The hospital is dedicated to Our Lady of the Immaculate Conception. (Photo: Peter Lemieux)

Picture of the Day: Remembrance
In this image from 2005, an Assyrian Christian man kisses a cross before the liturgy begins at St. George Cathedral in Chicago. (photo: Christian Molidor, R.S.M.)

Breaking in Syria
ISIS Attacks Christian Communities in Syria

More than 90 Syrian Christians, including women and children, have been captured by ISIS militants near the northeastern Syrian city of Hassake.

Page One: Headlines for 6/21/17
Stories of interest for the day.

CNEWA Connections:
2,000 Years of Christianity in Syria and Mesopotamia
Part 1 — In the Beginning

When churches trace their roots back to apostolic times, there is very often an historical core to those traditions, says the Rev. Elias Mallon.