from ONE

Perspectives
by Msgr. Robert L. Stern
(From ONE magazine September 2009)
Mindful of the Poor

Hunger and Hope In Eritrea
text and photographs by Chris Hellier
(From CNEWA WORLD July – August 2003)
Recurrent cycles of drought and famine may be slowly but steadily ending

Strange But Miraculous Medicine
text and photographs by Sister Christian Molidor, R.S.M.
(From CNEWA WORLD January – February 2002)
A polio vaccination program in Eritrea delivers hope for the Kunama people.

The Kunama of Eritrea
text and photographs by Sister Christian Molidor, R.S.M.
(From Catholic Near East March – April 2001)
The Kunama of Eritrea proudly maintain their ancient way of life in the face of modern incursions.

Teaming Up Against Hunger
prepared by CNEWA staff
(From CNEWA WORLD May – June 2001)
A report on last year’s famine in Eritrea and Ethiopia and CNEWA’s response.

Eritrea in War’s Aftermath
by Brother Vincent Pelletier, F.S.C.
photos by Sister Christian Molidor, R.S.M.
(From Catholic Near East November – December 2000)
A firsthand account of a tired, scarred country following a senseless war.

Ancient Church in a Young Nation
by Chris Hellier
(From CNEWA WORLD November – December 2003)
Eritrean Orthodox Church seeks to strengthen its role in the country’s future

The Insanity of War
by Msgr. Robert L. Stern
(From Catholic Near East July – August 1998)
A reflection on the recent outbreak of war between Ethiopia and Eritrea.

Standing Tall
by Brother Vincent Pelletier, F.S.C.
(From Catholic Near East July – August 1997)
The Eastern Catholic Church in Eritrea perseveres and progresses as it ministers to its people.

Holiness in the Eritrean Highlands
text by David Orr
photos by Seamus Murphy
(From Catholic Near East July – August 1995)
A visit to Debra Bizen, Eritrea’s oldest and most famous Christian monastery.

Report on Eritrea
by Abuna Zekarias Yohannes
photos by Domingo Sotero
(From Catholic Near East October 1992)
Excerpts from a report by Abuna Zekarias Yohannes, Eparch of Asmara, Eritrea. The report was presented at the Vatican to the June meeting of ROACO, an organization of Catholic funding agencies concerned with the Eastern Catholic churches.

Forgotten War, Forgotten People
by Thomas McHugh
(From Catholic Near East April 1991)
A 30-year war has resulted in death, famine, and desperation. Will it ever end?

Eritrea and Tigre: In Desperate Need
compiled by Catholic Near East staff
(From Catholic Near East January 1990)
An update on the ongoing war and subsequent famine in Eritrea.

Visitor From Ethiopia
by Joseph Cornelius Donnelly
(From Catholic Near East Winter 1988)
Abba Weldermariam talks about the devastation in northern Ethiopia.

profiles
by Michael J.L. La Civita
(From ONE magazine January 2005)
Eritrean Orthodox Church

from News

Nun Helps Eritrean Refugees in Israel
Catholic News Service (15 November 2012)
TEL AVIV , Israel (CNS) — Comboni Sister Azezet Kidane is fluent in Amharic, Tigrit, Arabic and Sudanese dialects, so she was a natural choice when a shelter for African refugees needed help.

Comboni Nun Works to Help Eritreans Tortured, Raped En Route to Israel
Catholic News Service (13 November 2013)
TEL AVIV, Israel (CNS) — Comboni Sister Azezet Kidane is fluent in Amharic, Tigrit, Arabic and Sudanese dialects, so she was a natural choice when a shelter for African refugees needed help.

Eritrean Bishops: Numbers Imprisoned, Fleeing Leave Country Desolate
Catholic News Service (12 June 2014)
ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (CNS) — Eritrea’s four Catholic bishops said the vast numbers of people fleeing the country, as well as those in prison or the army, had left the African country desolate.

from Blog Content

Inside East Africa’s Drought
Deacon Greg Kandra relates information received from Gerald Jones, CNEWA's regional director of Ethiopia, on droughts in the Horn of Africa.

Picture of the Day: CNEWA Sponsors' Timeless Love
Scanned letter from an Eritrean child, dated March 18, 1986.

Picture of the Day: Healing in Eritrea
A female member of Kunama village — a peaceful, nomadic people who eventually settled near the border with Ethiopia — can be identified by her jewelery. (photo: Sister Christian Molidor, R.S.M.)

Picture of the Day: Children of War
In this photo taken in 2000, two young girls at a displaced persons camp outside Delle, Eritrea. (photo: Christian Molidor, R.S.M.)

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Picture of the Day: Young and Venerable
In this photo from April, Eritrean children under the care of religious sisters gather to meet CNEWA President Msgr. Kozar. (photo: John E. Kozar)

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Picture of the Day: Remembrance
An Eritrean refugee and her daughter hold candles during a memorial gathering in Addis Ababa to mark the first anniversary of the Lampedusa migrant shipwreck. (photo: CNS photo/Tiksa Negeri, Reuters)

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A New Church Is Born in Eritrea
On Sunday, the Holy See announced that Pope Francis, bishop of Rome, had created a new Eastern Catholic metropolitan church in the northeast African nation of Eritrea.

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Picture of the Day: A New Generation in Eritrea
Eritrean children under the care of religious sisters play outside. (photo: John E. Kozar)

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Spotlight on the Eastern Churches:
The Eritrean Orthodox Tewahedo Church

Eritrea’s political history began some 23 years ago.

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Spotlight on the Eastern Churches:
The Eritrean Catholic Church

Some 3,000 years ago, Semitic peoples from the Arabian Peninsula crossed the Red Sea and settled in the Horn of Africa.