To Be a Priest
by Jacqueline Ruyak with photographs by Tivadar Domaniczky
(From ONE magazine March 2007)
What brings young Hungarians to a life of service?
Emerging from the Catacombs
by Chorbishop John D. Faris, J.C.O.D.
(From Catholic Near East January – February 1998)
A discussion on the state of affairs of central and eastern Europe’s Eastern Catholic churches.
by David M. Petras
(From ONE magazine September 2005)
Light of the East: One Decade Later
Illuminating Eastern Catholicism
(From Catholic Near East November – December 1996)
Guidelines issued in January 1996 by the Congregation for the Eastern Churches for liturgical renewal in the Eastern Catholic churches.
Our Patrimony of Patriarchs
compiled by Catholic Near East staff
(From Catholic Near East May – June 1995)
The origins of the Christian patriarchs and their role in the church.
The Congregation for the Eastern Churches and CNEWA
by Msgr. John F. McCarthy
(From Catholic Near East July – August 1995)
The Congregation for the Eastern Churches addresses the concerns of the Eastern and Latin churches. Today it partners with CNEWA to deliver aid.
A Hymn to Stand For
by the Rev. Romanos V. Russo
(From Catholic Near East May – June 1994)
Although the Akathist is observed during Lent in the Byzantine tradition, this lovely hymn in honor of the Virgin Mary may be sung in any season.
The Right of Rites
by Michael J.L. La Civita
(From Catholic Near East January 1991)
Christians in India continue to strengthen and support their growing churches.
From India, With Love
text and photos by Sister Christian Molidor, R.S.M.
(From Catholic Near East July 1991)
The author travels to India to meet some of the people we serve in this vast land.
Search for Brotherhood in the Christian Near East
by Thomas McHugh
(From Catholic Near East September 1990)
During a visit to CNEWA, Armenian Apostolic Catholicos Karekin II, Catholicos of the Great House of Cilicia, reflects on the status of Christianity in the Middle East.
Called to Do the Truth
by Thomas Riley
photos by Joan Tedeschi
(From Catholic Near East Winter 1988)
Emmaus house in Harlem is Eastern Christianity at work in the West.
Mission and the Near East
by Monsignor John G. Nolan
photos by Sr. Christian Molidor, R.S.M.
(From Catholic Near East Fall 1987)
The living witness to Christianity in the lands of the first missionaries unites East and West.
Theotokos: Birth Giver to God
by Rev. Romanos V. Russo
(From Catholic Near East Magazine Fall 1985)
The Eastern tradition of venerating the Virgin Mary differs from that of the Latin, or Western, tradition.
Forty Martyrs of Sebaste
by Regina J. Clarkin
(From Catholic Near East Magazine Fall 1983)
More than a century ago, forty men lost their lives for their Savior. Their feast day is 9 March.
Lenten Traditions in the Eastern Rite
by Maryann Ondovcsik
(From Catholic Near East Magazine Spring 1983)
For Eastern Catholics, Lenten and Easter traditions are a fundamental part of family life.
Christianity in Iran
by Charles A. Frazee
(From Catholic Near East Magazine Summer 1980)
Christianity continues to be a strong spiritual force in a land of much turmoil.
The Assumption in Orthodox Tradition
by Claire Tierney
(From Catholic Near East Magazine Summer 1979)
A devotion to Mary, the Mother of God, is a fundamental aspect of Eastern Christianity.
Sacred Oriental Congregation
prepared by Catholic Near East staff
photos: Sacred Oriental Congregation
(From Catholic Near East Magazine Summer 1978)
With roots stretching back to the 16th century, the Sacred Oriental Congregation works toward a return to the ancient Eastern Church.
Eastern Catholics Offer Much to U.S. Church
Catholic News Service (16 May 2012)
VATICAN CITY (CNS) — While their numbers
are small and their material resources are few, members of
the Eastern Catholic churches in the United States have
much to offer the country in terms of their fidelity to
Christ despite persecution and their deeply religious
cultures, said Cardinal Leonardo Sandri, prefect of the
Congregation for Eastern Churches.
U.S. Eastern Catholic Bishops
Catholic News Service (18 May 2012)
VATICAN CITY (CNS) — The Eastern Catholic
bishops in the United States share their brother bishops concerns about religious freedom and evangelization, and see their distinct liturgies as powerful tools for expanding their flocks.
Chaldeans Face Moral Risks in United States
Catholic News Service (18 May 2012)
VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Iraqi Catholics fleeing
physical danger in their homeland often find themselves
unprepared for the moral threats awaiting their families in
the United States, said the head of Chaldean Catholics in
the Western U.S.
Chaldean Bishops Elect Kirkuk Archbishop as New Patriarch
Catholic News Service (4 February 2013)
VATICAN CITY (CNS) — The new head of the Chaldean Church, Patriarch Louis Raphael I of Baghdad, told his fellow Chaldean bishops and Vatican officials, “We want to follow the example of our martyrs who gave their lives for Christ.”
Orthodox Leaders Predict Close Cooperation with New Pope
Catholic News Service (18 March 2013)
OXFORD, England (CNS) — Applauding the election of Pope Francis, Orthodox leaders are stressing their hope for continued cooperation with the Catholic Church during his pontificate.
Easter: Mideast Church Leaders Pray for Peace in Syria
Catholic News Service (1 April 2013)
BEIRUT (CNS) — In Easter messages, Catholic patriarchs in the Middle East highlighted the need for an end to the war in Syria, now entering its third year.
All Saints: How the Orthodox Honor Holiness
A look at how the Eastern churches observe "All Saints Day".
Taking a Breather in Rome
Two weeks ago, Msgr. Kozar, president of CNEWA, attended several key meetings in Rome, including the ROACO general assembly.
The "Best-Kept Secret of the North American Catholic Church"
A recent conference in Ohio brought together hundreds of Eastern Catholics from many churches.
Page One: Headlines for 11/14/12
Stories of interest for the day.
Picture of the Day: First Fruits
While reporting on the restoration of a Russian cathedral in Moscow in 2003, journalist Sean Sprague encountered this local entrepreneur, preparing to sell apples.
2012: It's A Wrap
We’ve just posted online the final issue of ONE for 2012.
Take Five: 5 Facts about the Oriental Orthodox Churches
Father Elias Mallon shares details about the Oriental Orthodox churches.
Picture of the Day: Divine Liturgy Down Under
Anyone who thinks Australia is just kangaroos and koala bears should check out Sean Sprague’s profile of the continent’s diverse religions from 2007.
Page One: Headlines for 2/26/13
Stories of interest for the day.
"Our Concern Is for All the People Caught in the Middle"
Catholic News Agency profiled some of the urgent work CNEWA is doing right now, particularly in the Middle East.