» 03/27/2007, 00.00
VATICAN - ISRAEL
Israeli Delegation will not keep appointment at the Vatican
The "plenary" session had been planned for longtime. They were working to a “comprehensive agreement” on legal and fiscal security for the Church in Israel. The process was started by the magnanimity and trust of John Paul II. Disappointment and pain among Church officials.
17/03/2006 israel - vatican
Israel's war against the hospice of the Daughters of Charity continues
For decades the government and private business have been trying to illegally expropriate a building that in Jerusalem is home to poor children, the elderly and people with disabilities in order to build cinemas and entertainment centres. Catholic public opinion around the world is called on to become mobilized.
08/06/2009 ISRAEL - VATICAN
Ministry for Finance seizes Church funds. Holy See-Israeli negotiations at stake
Only weeks after Benedict XVI’s visit to Israel, Tax Chief Yehezkel Abrahamoff, has seized church funds to force ecclesial institutions to pay tax, instead of waiting for the outcome of negotiations on the fiscal statute of the Church in Israel. A personal initiative or a change in the policy of the Netanyahu government? Possibile problems for schools and hospitals.
19/02/2009 ISRAEL - VATICAN
Hope for a conclusion in Holy See-Israel talks before Pope's arrival in Holy Land
The Bilateral Commission met yesterday. The joint communiqué speaks of “progress” towards an agreement in the making since 1999.
23/04/2009 VATICAN - ISRAEL
“Meaningful progress” in bilateral talks between the Holy See and Israel
After meeting today, the bilateral commission issued an upbeat press release. Talks between the two sides have been ongoing since 1999. The commission’s next meeting is scheduled for 30 April in Israel, just before the Pope’s visit. Mgr Pietro Parolin and Israeli Deputy Foreign Minister Danny Ayalon will be present.
17/05/2007 VATICAN - ISRAEL
Holy See and Israel to hold plenary meeting on May 21
Originally scheduled for last March and then cancelled, it is the first such meeting in five years. An expert, Fr David M. Jaeger, discusses it.
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