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Catholic Near East Welfare Association

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  • Consociatio Catholica pro Medio Oriente

    • 1011 First Avenue, New York, NY 10022-4195, USA

    • PO Box 3118, Kakkanad, Kerala 682 030, India
      1247 Kilborn Place, Ottawa, Ontario K1H 6K9, Canada
      PO Box 27336, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
      PO Box 6495, Amman 11118, Jordan
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Support the pastoral missions and humanitarian works of the Catholic Eastern churches; alleviate poverty without regard to nationality or religion; encourage interfaith dialogue, especially between Catholic and Orthodox churches; raise awareness about peoples and churches of the East.


Founded by Pope Pius XI in 1926, CNEWA works for, through and with the Eastern Catholic churches to identify needs and implement solutions.

IRD Activities

  • Dialogue Encouragement and Hope Inspiration

    CNEWA advances Christian unity and dialogue among all peoples, Christian and non-Christian, raises consciousness about the churches and peoples of the East, advocates respect for human dignity and human rights, understanding among peoples, justice and peace. For instance, Islamic scholars from Bahrain, Jordan, Morocco, Oman, Syria and Tunisia met with CNEWA's Chorbishop to discuss CNEWA's work in the Middle East and the agency's role in promoting Christian-Muslim dialogue. Committed to promoting dialogue among peoples of faith throughout the Near East and North Africa, the programme introduced the distinguished delegation to various aspects of religious life in the United States, the historic origins of religious freedom through immigration, religious education and the impact of religion on political life

  • Program Holy See

    CNEWA closely collaborates with the Holy Father's representatives and supports many good works of various departments of the Roman Curia. CNEWA has always had a special relationship with the Congregation for the Eastern Churches, providing annual aid to support its efforts with the Eastern churches. CNEWA also works with the Pontifical Council for Christian Unity and the Pontifical Council for Interreligious Dialogue, assisting in their efforts of dialogue and collaboration.

  • Main Focus Countries of Activities

    Egypt - Eritrea - Ethiopia - Canada - USA - India - Iraq - Israel - Jordan - Lebanon - State of Palestine - Syria - Holy See - Ukraine - Hungary - Poland - Georgia - Armenia - Rome, Italy