from ONE

A Taste of Little Armenia
text by Paul Wachter
photographs by Ilene Perlman
(From ONE magazine July 2006)
Food unites the Armenian-Americans of Watertown

Little Armenia
text and photographs by Armineh Johannes
(From CNEWA WORLD July – August 2002)
Traditions are important to those who settle in a new country.

A Town Named ‘Good’
by Hanne Foighel
(From ONE magazine July 2011)
Taybeh’s Christians persevere in spite of occupation and emigration

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

Caught in the Middle
by Michele Chabin
(From ONE magazine March 2010)
A minority within a minority, Israel’s Arab Christians muddle through

Greek Orthodoxy in Mormon Zion
text and photographs by Cody Christopulos
(From ONE magazine July 2010)
A proud Greek-American enclave perseveres

Rising From the Ruins
by Sean Sprague
(From ONE magazine November 2010)
Turkey’s Armenians move on despite a tragic past

Those Who Remain Behind
by Jacqueline Ruyak
(From ONE magazine January 2009)
Though small and isolated, Jakubany stands as a citadel of faith

America’s Horn of Africa
by Vincent Gragnani with photographs by Erin Edwards
(From ONE magazine March 2009)
Eriteans and Ethiopians make a home in Washington, D.C.

Profiles
by Michael J.L. La Civita
(From ONE magazine September 2009)
The Orthodox Church of Georgia

Where Europe Meets Asia
by Justyna Mielnikiewicz
with text by Annie Grunow
(From ONE magazine November 2009)
A photographic journey through the Caucasus

Profiles
by Michael J.L. La Civita
(From ONE magazine November 2009)
The Orthodox Church of Albania

Where God Descended
by Paul Rimple
(From ONE magazine May 2008)
New directions for Armenia’s mother church

Rooted in Wood
by Jacqueline Ruyak with photographs by Andrej Bán
(From ONE magazine May 2008)
Exploring Slovakia’s wooden churches

After the Boom
(From CNEWA WORLD March – April 2004)
Residents of Pennsylvania’s former coal towns battle the region’s bleak economic landscape

perspectives
by Robert L. Stern
(From ONE magazine January 2009)
Sincerely Yours

Perspectives
by Msgr. Robert L. Stern
(From ONE magazine July 2009)
Respect

Perspectives
by Robert L. Stern
(From ONE magazine November 2009)
Nationality, Culture and Religion

perspectives
by Robert L. Stern
(From ONE magazine November 2008)
Religious Taxonomy

perspectives
by Robert L. Stern
(From ONE magazine January 2006)
Conversion

Networks
by Msgr. Robert L. Stern
(From ONE magazine May – June 2004)
From the Secretary General

perspectives
by Robert L. Stern
(From ONE magazine January 2008)
Hello

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.

Spotlight: Coptic Women
text by Sarah Topol with photographs by Holly Pickett
(From ONE magazine September 2011)
Christian women in Egypt

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.

Home Away from Home: Maronites in the United States
by Chorbishop Seely Beggiani
(From Catholic Near East September – October 1997)
A history of the Maronite Church and its North American faithful.

Greek Orthodoxy in the U.S.: A Family Affair
by Michael J.L. La Civita
(From Catholic Near East May – June 1996)
A history of the Greek Orthodox Church in the United States.

The Treasures of Cyprus
text and photos by Karen Lagerquist
(From Catholic Near East January – February 1994)
A visitor to Cyprus uncovers a wealth of Byzantine treasure.

Moscow Churches
by Michael J.L. La Civita
(From Catholic Near East May – June 1994)
As the churches of Moscow are restored, Russian nationalism resurges.

The Midwest’s Resilient Ethiopian Immigrants
by James M. Reilly
(From Catholic Near East January 1993)
Ethiopian immigrants embrace life in America’s Middle West.

Defining Ukraine
text and photos by Michael J.L. La Civita
(From Catholic Near East September 1993)
A reflection on Ukraine: a country in the process of being.

Armenia Reborn
by Sarkis Boghjalian
photos: CNEWA files
(From Catholic Near East January 1992)
Now an independent nation, Armenia is free to rebuild its ancient church.

Jerusalem’s Armenian Quarter
by Joyce M. Davis
photos by Karen Lagerquist
(From Catholic Near East July 1992)
A profile of Jerusalem’s Armenian community.

Misplaced Pride
by Msgr. Robert L. Stern
(From Catholic Near East July 1992)
Msgr. Stern discusses the importance of recognizing one’s roots.

Streams of Jewish Life in Israel Today
by Rabbi David Rosen
photos by Karen Lagerquist
(From Catholic Near East October 1992)
A profile of Israel’s diverse Jewish community.

Brewed to Perfection
text and photographs by Peter Lemieux
(From ONE magazine November 2011)
An age-old passion proves to be big business for Ethiopia’s economy

Old Russia Transplanted
by Michael J.L. La Civita
(From Catholic Near East April 1991)
A community of Old Believers in Erie, Pennsylvania, maintains its unique Russian culture.

New Challenges in Eastern Europe
by Michael J.L. La Civita
(From Catholic Near East July 1990)
Although freedom has come – finally – to Eastern Europe, that freedom brings new challenges to Christians.

Armenia: One Year After the Earthquake
compiled by Catholic Near East staff
(From Catholic Near East October 1989)
The latest news from Armenia as its people rebuild their lives and their country.

Maaloula: An Oasis of Faith
by Michael J.L. La Civita
photos by Joseph Cornelius Donnelly
(From Catholic Near East October 1989)
An ancient village in the Qalamoun Mountains works to maintain its Christian identity and preserve its community.

The Traveling Shepherd of Tinos
by Mark Leeds
photos by Dee Leeds
(From Catholic Near East Spring 1988)
Father Roccos Psaltis tends to the spiritual needs of the Greek Catholic population of this beautiful isle.

The Timeless Allure of Kerala
text and photos by Claire Rydell
(From Catholic Near East Winter 1987)
The southwest coast of India, home to a rich, colorful culture, has always welcomed outsiders seeking its wealth.

The Small Place of Christian Service
by Monsignor John G. Nolan
photos by Sister Christian Molidor, R.S.M.
(From Catholic Near East Summer 1987)
The experience of Christian minorities recalls the days when all followers of Christ lacked privileges in the state.

Preserving Albanian Heritage: Byzantine Catholics in Italy
by Daniel Morneau
(From Catholic Near East Magazine Spring 1986)
Unlike their brothers and sisters in Albania, Byzantine Catholics in Italy can – and do – celebrate their culture and faith.

The Splendor of Syrian Handicrafts
text and photos by Habeeb Salloum
(From Catholic Near East Magazine Winter 1986)
Ancient techniques and a dedication to their heritage fuels artists of Syrian handicrafts.

A Biblical Marketplace
text and photos by Gerald Ring
(From Catholic Near East Magazine Fall 1986)
The past comes alive on Bedouin market day in the Biblical town of Beersheba.

Anatolian Headdresses – A Language to Wear
by Kenneth Cline
photos by Chuck Wells
(From Catholic Near East Magazine Spring 1986)
A profile of the lost art of Turkish Anatolian headdresses.

A Church of Their Own
text and photographs by Peter Lemieux
(From ONE January 2012)
Migrants from Kerala build church and community in Mumbai

Issues
by Ron Kronish
(From ONE January 2012)
Jewish and non-Jewish identities in Israel

Profiles
by Michael J.L. La Civita
(From ONE January 2012)
The Orthodox Church in America

Romanian Easter
by Rev. George C. Muresan
(From Catholic Near East Magazine Spring 1985)
Romanian Catholics in the United States cherish the heritage of their mother country while celebrating their faith in a new homeland.

Spinning Magic With Silk: Palestinian Embroidery
by Caroline Stone
(From Catholic Near East Magazine Spring 1985)
Often passed from mother to daughter, the art of embroidery remains a mainstay of the tapestry that is Palestinian culture.

Easter in Olimbos: A Living Museum
text and photos by Joseph F. Viesti
(From Catholic Near East Magazine Spring 1984)
Easter for a tiny Greek village is a slice of Byzantine history.

Nubia: A Lost Homeland
by Pierre Kfoury
(From Catholic Near East Magazine Fall 1984)
Despite displacement, the people of Nubia struggle to maintain their distinct culture.

Lessons Over Coffee
by George Martin
(From Catholic Near East November – December 1998)
Jordan’s Bedouin Christian community strives to maintain its rich faith and heritage.

The Colors of Easter
by Marvin Anderson
(From ONE March 2012)
Ukrainian faithful carry on the ancient craft of decorating eggs

The Story Behind the Veils
by Caroline Stone
photos by Leon V. Kofod
(From Catholic Near East Magazine Winter 1982)
The ancient practice of wearing a veil survives in many cultures.

Indian Women: Mother, Goddess, Life-Force
by Veronica J. Treanor
photos by Richard Walker
(From Catholic Near East Magazine Fall 1982)
The role of women in India has changed over the centuries.

Grass-Roots Evangelization
by Rev. John B. Chethimattam, C.M.I.
photos: The Diocese of Chanda
(From Catholic Near East Magazine Spring 1981)
Mission work like that of Father Januarius Palathuruthi in India continues to inspire, guide and yield rich rewards.

Karagoz: Turkey’s Puppet Theater
by Sister Francis Maria Cassidy, S.C.
(From Catholic Near East Magazine Spring 1980)
For centuries, Muslims in Turkey have used shadow puppet theater as part of their celebrations.

Bearers of a Proud Legacy
text and photographs by Sean Sprague
(From ONE magazine September 2004)
Byzantine Catholics honor their heritage in Bulgaria

Kerala’s Spice Coast
text and photographs by Peter Lemieux
(From ONE May 2012)
The ancient trade that brought St. Thomas to India remains big business

East Goes West
by Vincent Gragnani
(From CNEWA WORLD January – February 2004)
Middle Eastern Christians keep their heritage alive in Southern California

Sharing Space in an Adopted Home
text by Matthew Matuszak
photographs by Hryhoriy Prystay
(From ONE magazine May – June 2004)
Balkan emigrants live side by side in multiethnic Chicago

Albania: Land of Sorrows
by John Sinishta
(From Catholic Near East Magazine Winter 1979)
Despite ongoing hardship, Albania and its Catholic spirit persevere.

Bulgaria: Christianity and Civilization
by Catherine Cusack
(From Catholic Near East Magazine Spring 1979)
One of the new members of the CNEWA family, Bulgaria maintains its strong Christian faith and cultural traditions.

The Many Faces of Ethiopia
by Rev. Terrence J. Mulkerin
(From Catholic Near East Magazine Summer 1979)
With its ancient, layered history, Ethiopia remains a land of many cultures and peoples.

issues
by Robert L. Stern
(From ONE magazine November 2005)
A Visit to Turkey and Its Christian Communities

The Eternal Bridge: Turkey
by Mary Ann McDonnell
(From Catholic Near East Magazine Spring 1978)
With its rich history and traditions, Turkey remains a fundamental part of the history of Christianity.

Ethiopia’s Island Sanctuary
text and photographs by Sean Sprague
(From ONE magazine January 2005)
Reviving religious life in central Ethiopia

Forging Ukraine
by Paul Wachter
(From ONE magazine May 2005)
Look East or turn West? Ukrainians answer

Assyrian Assimilation
by Matthew Matuszak
(From ONE magazine July 2005)
How does a Middle Eastern church end up in Illinois?

from News

Christmas in the Holy Land: Family and Community
Catholic News Service (18 December 2012)
JERUSALEM (CNS) — The simmering smell of cinnamon, nutmeg and cloves in Catholic parishes across the West Bank and Israel heralds the start of the Christmas season in early December as families prepare burbara, the special wheat pudding eaten to mark the feast day of St. Barbara, known as Eid al Burbara in Arabic.

West Bank Town Takes Pride in Links to St. Nicholas
Catholic News Service (15 December 2014)
BEIT JALA, West Bank (CNS) — Bethlehem might have the Church of the Nativity, but residents of this largely Christian town adjacent to Bethlehem say they have St. Nicholas.

Lent Is Time of ‘Joy’ for Eastern Catholics
Catholic News Service (6 March 2015)
VATICAN CITY (CNS) — “Joy” is not a word people usually associate with strict fasting and penance — unless they are Eastern-rite Catholics.

Rules for the ‘Great Lent’ Fast in Eastern Catholic Churches
Catholic News Service (6 March 2015)
VATICAN CITY (CNS) — In the eyes of Latin-rite Catholics, the extent of Eastern Catholics’ Lenten fasting and abstinence is perceived as particularly strict.

Spiritual Practices Key to Keeping Family Strong, Indian Cardinal Says
Catholic News Service (16 October 2015)
VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Spirituality is ”the backbone” of Christian family life, and it must be encouraged and nourished, especially when it is threatened by a culture focused on making money and having the latest modern conveniences, said Indian Cardinal Baselios Thottunkal.

from Blog Content

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: Their Home
Five-year-old Alexi, a member of the mostly Filipino Sacred Heart Latin Catholic parish in Amman, Jordan, loves to dance. (photo: Tanya Habjouqa)

The Ethiopian Coffee Ceremony
The traditional coffee ceremony is a staple of Ethiopian daily life and culture.

Picture of the Day: Keralites Calling Mumbai Home
The Eparchy of Kalyan's dance troupe rehearses a traditional Keralite routine during an annual celebration for mothers' groups in Mumbai.

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)

Eggs to Dye For: A Ukrainian Art Form
A photo gallery of pysanky images.

Picture of the Day: Kerala's Biggest Citizens
In this photo taken in 2009, an Elephant is adorned and presented during a temple festival in Irinjalakuda, Kerala. (photo: Cody Christopulos)

Picture of the Day: In Utah, More Than Just Mormons
A dance group performs at the 34th annual Greek Festival in Salt Lake City. (photo: Cody Christopulos)

Picture of the Day: Melkites Find Beauty in Brazil
Archbishop Fares meets with families after baptisms at Our Lady of Paradise Cathedral in São Paulo. (photo: Izan Petterle)

Picture of the Day: Maintaining Identity in the Caucasus
Armenian World War II veterans celebrate Victory Day in Yerevan. (photo: Justyna Mielnikiewicz)

Picture of the Day: Encountering Tradition in Jordan
Parishioners gather outside the Immaculate Conception Church in Smakieh, Jordan. (photo: John E. Kozar)

Picture of the Day: "Music is the Harmony of Differences"
Bedouin men perform at a restaurant in Amman, Jordan. (photo: Greg Tarczynksi)

Picture of the Day: Keralites Maintain Tradition in Mumbai
A dance group from Mumbai's Syro-Malabar Catholic eparchy rehearse a traditional Keralite routine backstage at an annual festival. (photo: Peter Lemieux)

Picture of the Day: Dancing on Air
At St. Sava’s dance classes, students wear opanak, traditional Serbian shoes. (photo: Andy Spyra)

Picture of the Day: Forbidden Fruit?
Violette Elias squeezes pomegranates to make molasses at her orchard in Kafarchakna. (photo: Dalia Khamissy)

Farmhouse and Home
Writer Don Duncan shares a scene from Violette Elias's farm in northern Lebanon.

A Taste of Lebanon
Don Duncan shares Lebanese recipes involving pomegranates.

Picture of the Day: What's Cooking?
Cooks attend Pope Benedict XVI's general audience in Paul VI hall at the Vatican on 6 February. (photo: CNS/Paul Haring)

Picture of the Day: A Balkan Blessing on the Street
In Ohrid, Macedonia, a priest takes to the streets, blessing the faithful with holy water. (photo: Sean Sprague)

Picture of the Day: Behold the Ethiopian
Ethiopian children gather on a rural hillside. (photo: Christian Molidor, R.S.M.)

Page One: Headlines for 3/28/13
Stories of interest for the day.

Picture of the Day: Shall We Dance?
An elderly couple dance at an event organized by a local social club in the Slovak village of Jakubany. (photo: Andrej Bán)

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: India's Christians in the New World
Catechism and Bible study are priorities for Indian-American Christian communities. (photo: Maria Bastone)

Picture of the Day: Christian Roots in a Once-Fertile Land
In 2004, writer Marlin Dick and photographer Armineh Johannes spent a week in the Houran capturing the lives of these Christians who tilled the same soil as their Roman ancestors, inhabited Roman houses and worshiped in ancient Byzantine churches.

Picture of the Day: "Little Ethiopia"
A boy receives Communion at an Ethiopian Orthodox church in Temple Hills, Maryland. (photo: Erin Edwards)

Picture of the Day: Praying by Bow
Roma musicians perform during a Roma funeral in Hodasz, Hungary. (photo: Balazs Gardi/VII Network)

Picture of the Day: Catholics Who Worship in Hebrew
Parishioners sing a hymn during evening Mass in the Church of Sts. Simeon and Anne in Jerusalem. (photo: CNS/Paul Haring)

Lebanon: Land of Refuge
In the Spring 2013 issue of ONE, journalist Don Duncan writes about Syrian refugees settling in Lebanon. Below, he offers some further reflections.

Picture of the Day: The Charism of Bethany
Novices of the Bethany community pray in their chapel near Kottayam, India. (photo: Sean Sprague)

Picture of the Day: Grazeyard Scene
A shepherd watches over her flock in Noraduze cemetery, near Sevan, Armenia. (photo: Armineh Johannes)

Picture of the Day: Little Shepherd
A shepherd tends his flock in Anjar, Lebanon (photo: Armineh Johannes)

Picture of the Day: Mary in Slovakia
An icon of the Virgin and Child hangs inside St. Michael the Archangel in Ladomirová. (photo: Andrej Bán)

Picture of the Day: Lebanon Comes to Canada
A Lebanese family dances at an engagement party. (photo: Cody Christopulos)

Picture of the Day: Con Spirito!
A choir rehearses for Christmas at Moscow’s Church of Three Prelates. (photo: Julia Vishnevets)

Picture of the Day: Holy Hollywood
A mural depicting the Cathedral of Holy Etchmiadzin and Mount Ararat adorns a brick wall in Hollywood’s “Little Armenia.” (photo: Armineh Johannes)

Picture of the Day: A Priest Forever
In this image from 2011, Petro Moysiak is ordained a priest in the Church of the Transfiguration in the city of Kolomyja in Ukraine. (photo: Petro Didula)

Picture of the Day: Hill of Beans
In this image from 2011, women clean coffee at Abdirasid Ogsadey's coffee mill in Ethiopia. (photo: Peter Lemieux)

Picture of the Day: Women of Note in Ukraine
Singers Yana Grigorian and Svitlana Kukharuk take a break during choir practice at the Armenian Cathedral of the Assumption of Mary in Lviv. (photo: Petro Didula)

Picture of the Day: Cold and Hungary
An elderly woman braves the harsh winter in Nyírascád, a village of 4,400. (photo: Balasz Gardi)

Picture of the Day: On This Rock
Copts attend a liturgy at St. Simon the Tanner Church, carved out of a cave in Egypt. (photo: Dana Smillie)

Picture of the Day: Coffee Break
In Lebanon, strong coffee sweetened to taste is served in the traditional manner. (photo: Marilyn Raschka)

Picture of the Day: Just a Memory
Just nine years ago, ONE magazine visited Ezraa, reporting on its Christian community centered on its ancient Byzantine churches.

Picture of the Day: Brush with Holiness
Icongrapher Ian Knowles works on a new icon for the shrine of Our Lady of the Mountain in Anjara, depicting scenes from the life of Christ. (photo: Nicholas Seeley)

Page One: Headlines for 9/27/13
Stories of interest for the day.

Picture of the Day: Light of Faith in Ethiopia
This image from 2007 shows an illuminated cross, part of the celebration of Meskel in Addis Ababa. (photo: Petterik Wiggers)

Picture of the Day: Teach Us to Pray
Philip Deeb and Philip Massamiri read from a prayer book during services at St. Ephrem Maronite Academy. (photo: Lyon Liew)

Picture of the Day: Voices of Armenia
The haunting melodies of the Armenian liturgy are chanted by a Bourj Hammoud choir. (photo: Armineh Johannes)

The Hope of Egypt’s Youth
Coptic Christians chant prayers during a candlelight protest after dozens were killed during clashes with soldiers and riot police in October 2011. (photo: CNS/Reuters)

'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)

Picture of the Day: Distressed Demesne
An Armenian farmer in Anjar, Lebanon, displays some of his produce. (photo: Armineh Johannes)

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.

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

Picture of the Day: The Middle East in Central America
Father Jorge distributes blessed bread following the celebration of the Divine Liturgy in Honduras. (photo: Carina Wint)

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

Picture of the Day: White Christmas in Ukraine
In this image from 2004, snow drapes the church in Kosmach, a village in the Carpathian Mountains, during the Christmas Day liturgy. (photo: Petro Didula)

Picture of the Day: Muscovite Lights
Streetlights cast a soft glow on a Moscow street scene beside the Russian Orthodox Cathedral of Christ the Savior. (photo: Julia Vishnevets)

Picture of the Day: Russian Renaissance
Alexander and Margarita Mamin prefer to work on icons with their religious themes rather than papier-mâché boxes and plates with secular motifs, which the Soviets had insisted upon. (photo: Sean Sprague)

Picture of the Day: In a Pilgrim’s Pocket
In Alaska, pilgrims bring to the tomb of St. Herman their well-worn travel icons. (photo: Clark James Mishler)

Picture of the Day: Hot Topic in Ethiopia
Samples of raw coffee beans undergo a series of tests at a laboratory in Dire Dawa. (photo: Peter Lemieux)

Picture of the Day: In Ukraine, Braving the Storm
Two young carolers go out on Christmas Eve in Kosmach, Ukraine. (photo: Petro Didula)

Page One: Headlines for 4/17/14
Stories of interest for the day.

Picture of the Day: Wood Beams
In this image from 2008, early morning sunshine fills St. Basil the Great Church in Krajné Cierno in Slovakia. The region is noted for its historic wooden churches. (photo: Andrej Bán)

Picture of the Day: What’s for Lunch?
A senior chef and his students at the Naipunya Institute proudly exhibit their entrees. (photo: Peter Lemieux)

Picture of the Day: Iraqis Settling in Sweden
Father Adris Hanna celebrates the Eucharist at greater Stockholm’s Syriac Catholic Church. (photo: Magnus Aronson)

Picture of the Day: A Little Ethiopian
In this image from 2007, a child greets visitors to the ancient Muslim city of Harar in Ethiopia. (photo: Cody Christopulos)

Page One: Headlines for 8/5/14
Stories of interest for the day.

Picture of the Day: Holidays With the Hutsuls
Four young carolers pose in their home-made costumes in front of Holy Trinity Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church in Kosmach, Ukraine. (photo: Petro Didula)

Picture of the Day: The Fruits of Labor
The pomegranate is a common theme across Armenian artwork of all kinds, such as the vases of a pottery and ceramics studio in Armenian Quarter of the Old City of Jerusalem. (photo: Ilene Perlman)

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)

Page One: Headlines for 4/27/15
Stories of interest for the day.

Picture of the Day: Hanging Out in Hodasz
Elderly Roma men sit and chat together in the main square of the Roma neighborhood in Hodasz, 240 miles east of Budapest, Hungary. (photo: Balazs Gardi)

Picture of the Day: Deep Roots in Southern Syria
The pastor of St. Elias Melkite Greek Catholic Church in Ezraa points out the Roman-era foundation of the sixth-century church. (photo: Mitchell Prothero)

Page One: Headlines for 8/14/15
Stories of interest for the day.

Picture of the Day: A Model Church
Carpatho-Rusyn Greek Catholic Bishop Milan Sasik, C.M., shows off a model of a church in the distinctive Rusyn style, built from wooden joints without the use of nails. (photo: Igor Grigoryev)

Picture of the Day: A Joyous Perspective
The Rev. Androwas Bahus, a Melkite Greek Catholic priest working in Galilee, shows the view from the roof of St. Andrew the Apostle Church in Akko, Israel. (photo: Ilene Perlman)

Picture of the Day: Galilee Gaiety
Father Androwas Bahus performs a wedding at Sts. Peter and Paul Church in the city of Shefa-‘Amr, Israel. (photo: Ilene Perlman)

Picture of the Day: A Renewed Horizon
The Rev. Joaqim Unfal tends to a garden at Mar Evgin Monastery, a fourth-century Syriac Orthodox monastery in the mountains of Tur Abdin, Turkey. (photo: Don Duncan)

Picture of the Day: A Vital Spice
Tamás Fekete tends to in his paprika field in Homokmégy, Hungary. (photo: Jacqueline Ruyak)

Picture of the Day: A Time for Feasting
At St. Mary’s, a Byzantine Catholic church in Kingston, Pennsylvania, parishioners make peroghi. (photo: Cody Christopulos)

Picture of the Day: A Sunny Disposition
An Ethiopian Orthodox worshiper with traditional [i]nikisat[/i] tattoos visits St. George Ethiopian Orthodox Cathedral in Bahir Dar. (photo: James Jeffrey)

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

Picture of the Day: Returning Home
Sister Luma Khudher reflects near the stoup of the damaged Church of Sts. Behnam and Sarah in Qaraqosh. (photo: Raed Rafei)

Picture of the Day: An Ancient Flock
Ismaeel Maiatah, a Bedouin Christian, grazes his sheep on the outskirts of Ader, Jordan. (photo: Nader Daoud)

Picture of the Day: The Youth of a Venerable People
Children socialize outside St. George Melkite Greek Catholic Church in Ader, Jordan. (photo: Nader Daoud)

Picture of the Day: Preparing the Feast in India
A chef displays ingredients and Keralite specialties prepared by chefs at Naipunnya Institute of Management and Information Technology. (photo: Peter Lemieux)

Picture of the Day: Hungry in Hungary
Members of a local band of Roma take a break to enjoy the cuisine at a festival in Hungary. (photo: Jacqueline Ruyak)