Syriac Church in Baghdad Commemorates 2010 Massacre
Catholic News Service (4 November 2011)
BAGHDAD (CNS) — In a somber Mass
commemorating the 2010 massacre at the Church of Our
Lady of Deliverance, Catholic leaders urged their faithful
to have hope for the resurrection of Iraq.
Picture of the Day: Merry Christmas!
A boy stands before a tetrapod or icon stand decorated with a traditional Ukrainian embroidered cloth. (photo:Ihor Tabin'sky)
Picture of the Day: Quenching the Thirst for Life in Lebanon
Hana Habshi sits in the unfinished St. Charbel's Maronite Catholic Church in the village of Deir El Ahmar, Lebanon. (photo: Laura Boushnak)
In the Middle East, Seeking "Dialogue With the Digital Culture"
The church continues to seek ways to reach hearts and minds across the boundaries of conflict and into the uncharted frontier of the new technological age.
Picture of the Day: The Faithful Will Assemble
Parishioners pray during the Divine Liturgy at St. Anthony of Padua Cathedral of the Ge'ez Rite, in Emdibir, Ethiopia. (photo: John E. Kozar)
Picture of the Day: The Syriac Orthodox Church
Archbishop Swerios Malki Murad of the Syriac Orthodox Church in the Holy Land. (photo: John E. Kozar)
A New Home, "God Willing"
Journalist Aaron Nelsen discusses the similarities and differences between the native and adoptive cultures of Palestinian-Chileans.
Picture of the Day: Redeemer Redone
The exterior of the restored Cathedral of Christ the Redeemer is as impressive as the original. (photo: courtesy of the cathedral's official site)
Pentarchy, after the Greek for "five leaders," refers to the five patriarchates in the early church.
Picture of the Day: Waiting for the Conclave
The stovepipe that carries the smoke from burning conclave ballots and documents is seen in the Sistine Chapel after it was made ready for the 2005 conclave. (photo: CNS)
From Russia, a Flying Church and Parachuting Priests
The Russian military unveiled an unlikely new weapon in its arsenal this month -- an army of parachuting priests.
Picture of the Day: Camel Lot
Camels rest beside the road to Petra. (photo: Christian Molidor, R.S.M.)
Picture of the Day:
“The Church Needs the Ability to Heal Wounds”
In this image from July, Pope Francis embraces a patient at St. Francis of Assisi Hospital in Rio de Janeiro. (photo:CNS/L’Osservatore Romano)
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.
(From CNEWA Connections SEPTEMBER 2012)