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Bishops in the Holy Land call for three days of prayer for Iraq
Catholic ordinaries in the Holy Land issue statement, announcing prayer for Iraq. They call on Arab League, the Organisation of the Islamic Conference, United Nations and the Security Council to be cognizant of what is going on before it is too late.
03/02/2005 MIDDLE EAST USA
Peace, not "conflict management", the goal for Middle East
Comment of father David-Maria A. Jaeger, expert observer of the situation in the Holy Land on president Bush State of the Union Address.
24/06/2011 VATICAN-MIDDLE EAST
Pope urges “every possible form of mediation" for the Middle East and North Africa
Assistance to those fleeing, support to maintain the Christian presence in the region, so they can live as fellow citizens and not as foreigners, recognizing their equal dignity and real freedom.
24/10/2012 HOLY LAND
Catholic ordinaries in Holy Lands slam Cremisan wall
Twenty-two prelates and priests from various Catholic denominations signed the press release issued yesterday. They deny tendentious charges that the Vatican had agreed with Israel to the construction of a wall, illegal under international law, that would deprive the residents of Beit Jala village and two Salesian convents of some 300 hectares of land. Bethlehem too would be negatively affected. The wall would jeopardise the survival of residents because they would be denied access to water sources needed for irrigation.
12/01/2007 MIDDLE EAST
US and European bishops as pilgrims in the Holy Land in support of Christians
Visit by the ‘Co-ordination of Episcopal Conferences in Support of the Church of the Holy’ begins today. It seeks concrete help for those living in the land where Jesus lived and wants to put pressure on political leaders to find a solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.
27/03/2013 HOLY LAND
Christian Churches in Jerusalem urge faithful to pray for Syria and visit Holy Land at Easter
Signed by 12 patriarchs and leaders of Christian Churches-Catholic, Orthodox and Protestant-, the Easter message is an invitation to the faithful around the world to remember all the victims of violence. The empty Sepulchre in Jerusalem is a beacon for a world "full of false idols that separate people from the light of Christ and the truth of his Gospel."
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