19 January 2018
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Israel's Attack on the Pope Is a Smokescreen for Abandoning Talks with the Holy See

Fr Jaeger: Israel – Holy See, a very profound crisis which Sharon could resolve

The Israeli Franciscan, an expert in relations between Israel and the Holy See, denounces the cause of the crisis and proposes steps to be taken by Sharon and the Church.

Holy See to Israel: history cannot be mystified over John Paul II

"Pitiful" the "forgetfulness" of so many statements against terrorism and anti-Semitism by Pope Wojtyla.

Holy See responds to Israel's specious accusations

A statement by Navarro Valls. The delirious press release of the Israeli Foreign Minister.

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Muslims and Christians meet in Cairo for Jerusalem, 'the cause of causes'

Fady Noun

A conference was held on 16-17 January at al-Azhar. Many prominent figures from Lebanon took part, including the Maronite Patriarch Bechara Al-Rahi. The Arab world is divided between "complicit passivity" and "noisy but ineffective speeches". For a former Lebanese premier, coordinated actions are needed to ensure greater efficacy on behalf of Jerusalem’s "pluralistic identity " and "religious freedom". Card Al-Rahi called for joint prayers, Islamic-Christian interfaith solidarity in the Arab world, and support for the Palestinians.

Yunnan: Christians accused of membership in an apocalyptic sect get up to 13 years in prison

The Three Grades of Servants cult, an underground pseudo-Protestant sect founded in Henan, is especially strong in the countryside. Those convicted claim they are just ordinary Christians and know nothing about the sect. Defense lawyers have been threatened with loss of their license to practice.


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