» 01/15/2010, 00.00
ISRAEL – PALESTINE
Distance between Israelis and Palestinians growing in Jerusalem, Catholic bishops say
Prelates from Europe and North America lament the violence, insecurity and home demolitions in the Holy City because they are widening the gap between the two peoples and threaten the Christian presence in the Holy Land. Solutions are clear; what is lacking is leaders’ political will and courage.
04/07/2004 vatican - israel
Thanks to the US, Negotiations with the Holy See Are Back on Track
17/04/2008 ISRAEL - HOLY SEE
Cordiality and signs of mutual trust between the Jewish state and the Vatican
This is what is emerging from the meeting of the Bilateral Permanent Working Commission, which renews its commitment to accelerate the conclusion of an agreement. Among the objectives, the restitution of the Cenacle. The plenary meeting in Rome on May 28.
29/06/2006 ISRAEL PALESTINE VATICAN
Fr Jaeger: Peace between Israel and PLO only solution
While tension escalates in Gaza, the agreement announced among Palestinians, which would lead to recognition of Israel, is a positive factor, despite the risk of the "Islamisation" of the PLO. The tragedy of the Holy Land will only come to an end with an agreement between Israelis and Palestinians. Then there is the difficult situation of Christians, and hopes that Israeli law will acknowledge the Agreement with the Holy See.
13/01/2011 ISRAEL – PALESTINE
European and North American bishops complain Israel-Holy See negotiations dragging on
The Holy Land Co-ordination complains that “the Pope’s words during his visit in 2009 to allow ease of movement for Catholic clergy and Religious seem to have gone unheard.” The bishops tell Christians from around the world “that every visit to the Holy Land brings benefits both to pilgrims and the people who live here, especially the Christian community.”
13/12/2006 VATICAN - ISRAEL
Holy See-Israel: painstaking resumption of negotiations
An interview-analysis with Oded Ben Hur, Israeli ambassador to the Vatican on the reasons for delays and difficulties. At the root of it all is Israel’s refusal to recognize that the Fundamental Agreement is an international treaty.
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