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Assaults on Armenian Women in Istanbul Unsettle Christians, Muslims
Catholic News Service (31 January 2013)
ISTANBUL (CNS) — As a light snow fell, Bahija Geyimli exited Immaculate Conception Armenian Catholic Church after Mass in the Samatya neighborhood, the heart of Istanbul’s Armenian community. If recent attacks in the area had scared her, she wasn’t showing it.

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A Deeper Appreciation for Religious Sisters
Major Gifts Officer, Megan Knighton, shares her her experiences working with courageous women in India.

Celebrating Laywomen
Beth Clausnitzer considers the role of laywomen in CNEWA's mission.

Picture of the Day: Tailor Made Success
At the N.E.C.C. workshops in Gaza City, students learn to sew dresses. (photo: Eman Mohammed)

Picture of the Day: Carrying the Load
In this photo taken in 2009, Ethiopian women carry firewood up a hill in the Eparchy of Emdibir. (photo: Gabriel Delmonaco)

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.)

An Uncomfortable Reality
ONE contributor Peter Lemieux recounts a disquieting interview, conducted while reporting on the migration of young Ethiopian women to the Middle East.

Take Five: 5 Ways to Bring Good Health to Gaza
The Gaza Strip has been under siege for years.

Page One: Headlines for 10/15/12
Stories of interest for the day.

Page One: Headlines for 10/17/12
Stories of interest for the day.

Picture of the Day: A New Beginning
A mother and child and a sister and child stand in front of a picture of Christ at the Christina Center in Trichur, India. (photo: Sean Sprague)

Take Five: 5 Signs of Hope for Mothers and Newborns
Megan Knighton, a charitable giving advisor for CNEWA, shares some of the agency's successes in improving the lives of mothers and infants.

CNEWA's Women: "Opening the Doors to the Lord"
Aleena Gichie discusses the important work performed by women in CNEWA's world.

Page One: Headlines for 5/28/13
Stories of interest for the day.

Encountering Holy Land Christians:
“We Were All Drawn to Helping Women and Their Children”

Brad H. Kerr sits down for a discussion with a few members of the Catholic Women's League of Canada.

Picture of the Day: Madonna and Child in Jordan
Ethan Jacob Ramirez awaits his baptism in the arms of his mother at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Amman. (photo: Tanya Habjouqa)

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)

Page One: Headlines for 10/24/13
Stories of interest for the day.

Picture of the Day: Hair and Now
The Godano Rehabilitation Project, which serves about 140 women under the age of 20, offers computer and beauty-school classes. (photo: Cody Christopulos)

Picture of the Day: Tender Mercy
The Mother of Mercy Clinic provides a wide range of services to as many as 30,000 patients each year, with a special focus on prenatal and postnatal care. (photo: Steve Sabella)

Picture of the Day: Till Next Time
Stories of interest for the day.

Page One: Headlines for 6/23/14
Stories of interest for the day.

In the Footsteps of Francis in the Holy Land
Melodie Gabriel of CNEWA Canada discusses their upcoming journey to the Holy Land with the Catholic Women’s League of Canada.

Page One: Headlines for 6/30/14
Stories of interest for the day.

Visiting Bethlehem’s Mayor
Melodie Gabriel shares a story from CNEWA Canada’s recent visit to the Holy Land with members of the Catholic Women’s League.

Picture of the Day: Moving Forward
Women in India have benefited from numerous initiatives of the village of San Joe Puram, including efforts to improve literacy, sanitation and water access. (photo: John Mathew)

Picture of the Day: Visiting With Neighbors
Syro-Malabar Catholic Sisters speak with neighborhood women outside their convent in East Delhi’s Mandawali area in India. (photo: John Mathew)

90 Years, 90 Heroes:
Sister Elizabeth Endrias

A young woman from the Congregation of the Daughters of Saint Anne, Sister Elizabeth Endrias, gives something beyond price and beyond measure: hope.

Page One: Headlines for 2/23/17
Stories of interest for the day.

Stories From the Field:
Sewing Clothes — and Sowing Hope — in India’s Slums

We recently received this update on a wonderful program CNEWA support from our regional director in India, M.L. Thomas

Picture of the Day: Prayer and Support
A woman participates in an outdoor prayer session at the Trippadam Center for Women. (photo: Meenakshi Soman)

Picture of the Day: Stable Steps
Natalie plays with her doll at the St. Barbara Mother and Child Care Center in Tbilisi, Georgia, which assists women and their children in a variety of ways. (photo: Molly Corso)

CNEWA Connections:
Working to Eliminate Violence Against Women

Drawing attention to a terrible huminitarian scourge

from CNEWA Connections

Celebrating Women
(From CNEWA Connections March 2012)