from ONE

A Loan…At Last!
by Catherine Coyne
photos: CNEWA-PMP, Jerusalem
(From Catholic Near East Magazine Winter 1980)
With some help from CNEWA, small business owners in the Holy Land are able to help themselves – and their businesses – prosper.

from News

Pope Earmarks Holy Thursday for Syrian Refugees
Catholic News Service (28 March 2012)
VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Pope Benedict XVI has decided the collection taken up at his Holy Thursday evening Mass will be used to offer humanitarian aid to Syrian refugees.

Violence in Gaza
Catholic News Service (19 November 2012)
JERUSALEM (CNS) — The Israeli government and leaders of Hamas must make courageous decisions to end the violence that has once again forced residents of Southern Israel into their bomb shelters and residents of the Gaza Strip into their homes, said Auxiliary Bishop William Shomali of Jerusalem.

from Blog Content

An Honored Guest
On 30 May 2012 the Pontifical Mission-Jerusalem invited Archbishop Antonio Franco, Apostolic Nuncio in Israel and Apostolic Delegate in Jerusalem and Palestine over for an informal gathering.

Picture of the Day: Building Libraries in the Middle East
The Pontifical Mission promotes education by supporting community libraries.

Sami El-Yousef on Gaza in La Stampa
esterday, in its Vatican Insider section, the Italian daily newspaper La Stampa published an interview with Sami El-Yousef, CNEWA’s regional director for Palestine and Israel.