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28 Oct 2019 – Catholic Near East Welfare Association has joined forces with Caritas Armenia to bring warmth to the elderly living in impoverished conditions deep in the mountains and valleys of northern Armenia. Temperatures there can plummet to –22°F throughout the long winter season.  Read more...
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22 Oct 2019 – NEW YORK — Cardinal Timothy M. Dolan of New York, Chair and Treasurer of the Board of Trustees of Catholic Near East Welfare Association/Pontifical Mission for Palestine, has announced the Holy See has approved the nomination and election of Msgr. Peter Vaccari to succeed Msgr. John E. Kozar as president of CNEWA/PMP. Msgr. Vaccari will initiate the process of transition as vice president on January 1, 2020. At a date yet to be determined, but in the near future, Msgr. Kozar will retire and concurrently Msgr. Vaccari will assume his responsibilities as president of CNEWA/PMP.  Read more...
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15 Mar 2019 – BALTIMORE (CNS) — Approximately 480 men and women work at the Baltimore headquarters of Catholic Relief Services, the overseas aid and development agency of U.S. Catholics.  Read more...
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15 Mar 2019 – WASHINGTON (CNS) — U.S. Catholic bishops condemned the two mosque attacks in Christchurch, New Zealand, March 15 that left at least 49 people dead and 20 seriously injured, and they also pledged their solidarity with the Muslim community.  Read more...
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13 Mar 2019 – NEW DELHI (CNS) — A Catholic bishop was hospitalized after a group of parishioners attacked him, a security guard and a priest in a five-decade-old land dispute in the southern Indian state of Tamil Nadu.  Read more...
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12 Mar 2019 – TRICHUR, India (CNS) — For the nearly 2,000 sisters and 200 women in formation who make up the Congregation of the Holy Family, the long wait is over.  Read more...
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08 Mar 2019 – PHILADELPHIA (CNS) — The Ukrainian Catholic bishops of the United States met and prayed March 5 and 6 with Metropolitan-Archbishop Borys Gudziak, newly appointed by Pope Francis to head the Ukrainian Catholic Archeparchy of Philadelphia.  Read more...
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07 Mar 2019 – DAMASCUS, Syria (CNS) — Catholic prelates in Syria, accompanied by Philippine Cardinal Luis Antonio Tagle, president of Caritas Internationalis, visited the eastern Ghouta region outside of Damascus and saw “unspeakable suffering.”  Read more...


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