from ONE

A Georgian Revival
by Molly Corso
(From ONE magazine March 2007)
After Communism, Orthodoxy rebounds

Bodbe Monastery: A Beacon of Georgia’s Religious Revival
text and photographs by Peter Nasmyth
(From Catholic Near East January – February 1997)
A visit to a struggling Georgian Orthodox monastery.

Penniless, Bruised and Sick
story and photographs by Molly Corso
(From ONE magazine November 2008)
A network of Catholic clinics fills Georgia’s health care gap

A Different Kind of Help
text by Natalia Antelava
photographs by Dima Chikvaidze
(From CNEWA WORLD November – December 2003)
Charity-run bakery meets needs and tastes in Georgia

Human Touch Offers Pensioners Respite
by Natalia Antelava
photographs by Dima Chikvaidze
(From CNEWA WORLD July – August 2003)
Elderly are hit the hardest by poverty in post-Soviet Georgia

A Helping Hand for a War-torn Nation
by Father Witold Szulczynski, S.V.D.
photographs: Caritas Georgia
(From Catholic Near East May – June 2000)
Caritas Georgia comes to the rescue of the exhausted people of the former Soviet republic of Georgia.

Pastoring a Pastoral Georgian Village
text and photographs by Armineh Johannes
(From Catholic Near East January – February 1998)
Revived after the fall of Communism, a village parish thrives under the caring hand of Father Anatole Ivaniuk.

Georgia: Revival of a Church and Nation
text and photographs by Armineh Johannes
(From Catholic Near East September – October 1997)
Georgia’s Orthodox Church encourages Georgians to reunite with their church and their fellow countrymen.

Georgia on My Mind
by Msgr. Robert L. Stern
photos by Angelo Brusco, O.S.Cam
(From Catholic Near East July – August 1994)
Excerpts from a report prepared by Msgr. Robert Stern on his April 1994 visit to the Republic of Georgia.

profiles
text by Michael J.L. La Civita with photographs by Armineh Johannes
(From ONE magazine September 2008)
The Armenian Catholic Church

A Renaissance in Georgia
by Molly Corso
(From ONE magazine January 2011)
Youth discover Georgia’s ancient sacred sounds

Armenian Winter
by Gayane Abrahamyan with photographs by Justyna Mielnikiewicz
(From ONE magazine March 2009)
One lifeline sustains Armenia’s remote and forlorn north

A Child’s Rights Restored
text and photographs by Molly Corso
(From ONE March 2012)
Ending child homelessness in Georgia

from Blog Content

Picture of the Day: A Life of Service
A novice at the Transfiguration Convent in Tbilisi, Georgia, helps to care for a former nun who is now a resident in the hospice run by the sisters. (photo: Justyna Mielnikiewicz)

Picture of the Day: The Monks of Georgia
This photo of two Georgian Orthodox monks was taken in July of 2001. Photographer, Justyna Mielnikiewicz's has documented the Caucasus region extensively for many years. (Photo: Justyna Mielnikiewicz)

Picture of the Day: The Spirit of Georgia
Along with traditional polyphonic singing, Georgian folk songs, or "city songs," are also very popular. (photo: Justyna Mielnikiewicz)

Picture of the Day: The Effects of War
Each of these three women lost family members in Chechnya's Second Chechen War in 1999. They came to Georgia along with other refugees. (photo: Justyna Mielnikiewicz)

Picture of the Day: A Spiritual Rejuvenation in Georgia
The faithful proceed to St. George Kvashveti Church in Tbilisi, Georgia for its patronal feast. ( photo: Molly Corso)

Picture of the Day: Music in CNEWA's World
Along with traditional polyphonic singing, Georgian folk songs, or "city songs," are also very popular. (photo: Justyna Mielnikiewicz)

Picture of the Day: Peaceful Moments
In this photo taken in 1996, a woman prays in an Armenian Apostolic church in Georgia. (photo: Armineh Johannes)

Picture of the Day: Off the Street and On Their Feet
Girls and boys take dance lessons at the Caritas center in Georgia. (photo: Molly Corso)

Picture of the Day: Easter's Duality
In this photo taken in 2007, Georgian Orthodox Christians light candles during Easter celebrations at the Sioni Cathedral of the Dormition in Tbilisi, Georgia. (photo: Justyna Mielnikiewicz)

From Filling Bellies to Filling Minds
Regardless of whom I spoke with during my reporting on vulnerable children in Georgia, the refrain was always the same: charity is moving from food to skills, from heat to culture.

Picture of the Day: Restoring Childhood
Children play at the Caritas camp held at the Samta Park Sanitarium in Nunisi, a mountain town in Georgia’s Karagauli region. (photo: Justyna Mielnikiewicz)

Saving Georgia's Lost Children
ONE contributor Molly Corso discusses the plight of Georgia's street children.

Picture of the Day: Where Help is on the Menu
In this photo taken in 2003, a woman eats at a soup kitchen run by Caritas Georgia, a social service agency of the Catholic Church in Tbilisi, Georgia. (photo: Dima Chikvaidze)

Picture of the Day: Fighting for Armenia's Children
Coach Gevorg Shushanian gives boxing lessons at an Armenian School in Akhaltsikhe, Georgia. (photo: Justyna Mielnikiewicz)

Picture of the Day: Alternative Lifestyles
A nun prays outside of St. Mary Monastery in Georgia. (photo: Justyna Mielnikiewicz)

Picture of the Day: A Place of Healing
In this 2007 image, Father Giorgi Getiashvili, a priest at the Kvashveti Cathedral in Tbilisi, lights a candle at the Bodbe Church in Bodbe, Kakheti.

Picture of the Day: Out of Chechnya
A Kisti girl dances a Chechen dance during an exhibition of Chechen-Kisti culture. (photo: Justyna Mielkikiewicz)

Picture of the Day: What’s the Buzz?
The sisters at St. Mary Monastery in Bediani keep bees to supplement their income. (photo: Justyna Mielnikiewicz)

Page One: Headlines for 9/19/13
Stories of interest for the day.

'Beauty and Breathtaking Generosity' in Georgia
Note: Photojournalist Molly Corso lives and works in Tbilisi, Georgia, and wrote about one community of Georgians in the Autumn edition of ONE.

Picture of the Day: Staying Power
Oseni Khalajian, a pensioner living in Eshtia, belongs to a community of Armenian Catholics descended from Armenians who fled to Georgia to escape the Turkish mass murder. (photo: Molly Corso)

Journey Through the South Caucasus
CNEWA Chief Communications Officer Michael La Civita shares details from his ongoing trip to Lebanon, Armenia and Georgia.

Page One: Headlines for 11/13/13
Stories of interest for the day.

Climbing the Caucasus: A Land Where Time Has Stood Still
CNEWA Chief Communications Officer Michael La Civita shares details from his ongoing trip to Lebanon, Armenia and Georgia.

Journey Through the South Caucasus:
“Help Me Save My Village”

CNEWA Chief Communications Officer Michael La Civita shares details from his ongoing trip to Lebanon, Armenia and Georgia.

Journey Through the South Caucasus: A Land of Contrasts
CNEWA Chief Communications Officer Michael La Civita shares details from his ongoing trip to Lebanon, Armenia and Georgia.

Picture of the Day: New Beginning in an Ancient Church
A young couple is married in the ancient Gelati Monastery church in Georgia. (photo: Michael La Civita)

Journey Through the South Caucasus:
Conquering Death in Armenia

CNEWA Chief Communications Officer Michael La Civita shares details from his ongoing trip to Lebanon, Armenia and Georgia.

You Are There: A Video Visit to Armenia and Georgia
Michael La Civita and Thomas Varghese discuss their visit to Armenia and Georgia.

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

A Family of Their Own
Five days a week, 40 senior citizens come to the Harmony Center to eat, browse and socialize in warmth and safety. (photo: Molly Corso)

Picture of the Day: Praying in Tbilisi
Georgian Orthodox believers pray during a service on 28 August to mark the Day of the Virgin Mary, commemorating her Assumption, at the Sioni Cathedral of the Dormition in Tbilisi, Georgia. (photo: CNS/Zurab Kurtsikidze)

Picture of the Day: "Older People Have a Great Talent"
On Sunday, Pope Francis celebrated a special Mass for the elderly in St. Peter’s Square.

Picture of the Day: Art That Uplifts
The art of cloisonné enamel originated in the eastern Mediterranean region and developed in the Byzantine Empire — and, some scholars argue, Georgia, where it is known as minankari. (photo: Molly Corso)

Page One: Headlines for 4/10/15
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Picture of the Day: A Craft to Remember
At the Mar Shemmon Bar Sabbae Chaldean Catholic Church in Tbilisi, Keti, 18, works to master the ancient art of cloisonné enamel (minankari in Georgian). (photo: Molly Corso)

Picture of the Day: Alternative Lifestyles
Family members visit Sister Paraskevia at Tbilisi’s Convent of the Transfiguration, located on a hill above oldest part of Tbilisi. (photo: Justyna Mielnikiewicz)

Page One: Headlines for 7/15/15
Stories of interest for the day.

Picture of the Day: Hunger for Dignity
In this image from 2003, pensioner Lury Merkvilashvili, 79, savors his only daily meal, thanks to Caritas Georgia.

Picture of the Day: Taking a Spin in Georgia
Campers from a Caritas Georgia center play at a resort in Nunisi, in central Georgia. (photo: Justyna Mielnikiewicz)

Picture of the Day: Warmth and Recreation
Ivlita Kuchaidze enjoys the simple pleasure of reading in a warm environment at the Caritas Georgia Harmony Day Center. (photo: Molly Corso)

Page One: Headlines for 10/3/16
Stories of interest for the day.

Picture of the Day:
‘Let Us Allow the Lord to Look Upon Us Anew’

Pope Francis meets with Orthodox Patriarch Ilia II of Georgia at the Svetitskhoveli Cathedral in Mtskheta. (photo: CNS/Paul Haring)

Picture of the Day: Bells Are Ringing
Bells call Georgians to celebrate the Divine Liturgy in Tblisi, Georgia. (photo: Molly Corso)

Picture of the Day: Melody in Harmony
A Georgian woman plays piano in the Harmony Center in Tbilisi.

Picture of the Day: A Touch of Class
or two decades, Caritas Georgia has provided a wide range of services — including classes and health care — to the most vulnerable populations of the Caucasus. (photo: Antioni di Vico)

Page One: Headlines for 3/29/17
Stories of interest for the day.

Pictures of the Day: Timeless Georgia
CNEWA's Michael J. La Civita is making a pastoral visit to Georgia this week.

Picture of the Day: Preserved Psalmodies
Georgian Orthodox Christians employ a unique style of chant believed to have been developed between the seventh and tenth centuries in the historical region of Tao-Klarjeti, now part of Turkey. (photo: Molly Corso)

Picture of the Day:
‘We Touch the Human’

Caritas Georgia director Anahit Mkhoyan visits CNEWA's New York office.

Picture of the Day: Faces of Faith
Armenian Catholics in the southern Georgian village of Djulgha gather for the Divine Liturgy. (photo: Armineh Johannes)