from ONE

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.

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.

90 Years in Ethiopia
by Brother Austin David Carroll, F.S.C.
photos: CNEWA files
(From Catholic Near East July 1990)
The Christian Brothers continue their dedicated service in war-torn, starved Ethiopia.

“They Have Nothing to Eat”
by Claudia McDonnell
photos by John Isaac
(From Catholic Near East Magazine Summer 1985)
A reflection on hunger and the ongoing crisis of starvation.

from News

Bishop Says Housebound Egyptians Running Out of Food
Catholic News Service (21 August 2013)
VATICAN CITY (CNS) — A Catholic bishop in Luxor, about 400 miles south of Cairo, said Muslims and Christians alike are afraid to leave their homes; because the shops are closed and no one is venturing outside, many are running out of food.

Christians in Middle East Losing Everything Except Christ
Catholic News Service (23 December 2014)
VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Violence, fear and poverty have stripped Christians in the Middle East of everything except Christ, said a number of church leaders there.

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.

Page One: Headlines for 8/22/12
Stories of interest for the day.

Page One: Headlines for 10/16/13
Stories of interest for the day.

Picture of the Day: Food for Thought
A child of the village of Sebeya enjoys an enriched biscuit. (photo: Petterik Wiggers)

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

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)

Picture of the Day: Feeding Gaza
This 2006 photo depicts a street scene in the Gaza strip, a poor and crowded land with one of the highest population densities in the world. (photo: Steve Sabella)

Page One: Headlines for 12/3/13
Stories of interest for the day.

Page One: Headlines for 12/10/13
Stories of interest for the day.

Picture of the Day: The Face of Hunger
Children in the Tigray region of Ethiopia, such as 13-year-old Tiblets Gebray, suffer from chronic malnurishment and depend on outside support during lean years. (photo: Petterik Wiggers)

The Humanitarian Crisis in Gaza
The National Catholic Register this week has some very good insight into the ongoing crisis in Gaza

Page One: Headlines for 11/20/14
Stories of interest for the day.

Picture of the Day: Sharing a Plate
In this 2005 photo, Manna Gebreyons, a teacher at a school run by the Ethiopian Catholic Eparchy of Adigrat, shares a meal with her mother, left, her brother and another teacher from the school. (photo: Sean Sprague)

Page One: Headlines for 12/10/14
Stories of interest for the day.

Picture of the Day: Aid in Athens
Nikos Voutsinos, a worker with Caritas, distributes food at a soup kitchen in Athens, Greece. (photo: Don Duncan)

Picture of the Day: What’s for Lunch?
Friday 16 October marks World Food Day, focusing on efforts to feed the hungry around the world.

Picture of the Day: People of Afar
An Afar family sits at home in northern Ethiopia. In the Afar region, the drought has been deadly to livestock, a critical source of income and sustenance for residents. (photo: Petterik Wiggers)

Picture of the Day: A Nourishing Church
Youth from 14 parishes receive lunch at a summer program in Alitena, Ethiopia. (photo: CNEWA)

from CNEWA Connections


(From CNEWA Connections SEPTEMBER 2012)