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Palestinian Christians urge pope (@pontifex) to oppose wall

Maan News Agency | April 29, 2013 JERUSALEM (AFP) — Palestinian Christians near Bethlehem on Monday urged Pope Francis to speak up against an Israeli decision to build its controversial separation barrier on a route they say would cut off their community. “We cry to your Holiness with a feeling of despair and urgency in […]

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The Pope and the Palestinians ~ by Franklin Lamb

Franklin Lamb – Shatila Refugee Camp, Lebanon | Palestine Chronicle | Sept 13, 2012 The only time this observer recalls Yassir Arafat ever becoming frustrated with the late American journalist Janet Stevens, whom he adored as a daughter, was during a visit in August of 1982 when the PLO leader, mentioned in conversation, as he […]

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Al-Azhar condemns agreements between the Vatican and Israel

[ PIC 13/06/2012 – 10:32 PM ] CAIRO,(PIC)– Al-Azhar condemned news about agreements between the Vatican and the Israeli occupation about the holy city of Jerusalem, stressing that it is impossible to change the city’s legal, diplomatic, demographic, cultural, and religious status. Al-Azhar issued a statement regarding the arbitrary Israeli measures in occupied Jerusalem and […]

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Pope Benedict’s XVI Should Visit Sabra and Shatila

By Ludwig Watzal | April 17, 2012 | Palestine Chronicle The Pontifex Maximus, Pope Benedict XVI, will visit Lebanon from 14 to 16 September 2012. This papal visit will coincide with the 30th anniversary of the Sabra and Shatila massacre that was perpetrated by Christian militia forces under the watch of Israeli occupation troops. To […]

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Egypt pope condemns Quran burning at NATO military base

MENA | EGYPT INDEPENDANT | Mon, 27/02/2012 – 15:11 Photographed by محمد حسام الدين Egypt’s Coptic Orthodox Church on Monday condemned the burning of copies of the Quran at a NATO military base in Kabul earlier this month. The church also denounced recent Israeli assaults on Al-Aqsa Mosque in Jerusalem. A source from Pope Shenouda […]

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