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Palestinians clash with Israeli troops in Gaza

Palestinians clash with Israeli troops in Gaza

Pope renews appeal for wisdom and prudence over Jerusalem

10/12/2017 14:30

The Holy See Press Office has released a statement saying it is following with great attention the developing situation in the Middle East, with special reference to Jerusalem, a city sacred to Christians, Jews and Muslims all over the world.

 

Archbishop Silvano Tomasi

Archbishop Silvano Tomasi, former Vatican envoy to the United Nations in Geneva

AB Tomasi urges U.S. rethink on Jerusalem as Israeli capital

06/12/2017 18:13

Ahead of an expected decision by the U.S President to recognize Jerusalem as the new Israeli capital, a top Vatican official said the move will add “fuel to the fire” of conflict and instability across the Middle East.

Pope Francis during his weekly General Audience

Pope Francis during his weekly General Audience

Pope appeals for wisdom and prudence to prevail over Jerusalem

06/12/2017 11:03

Pope Francis has appealed for respect for Jerusalem’s status quo according to the pertinent United Nations Resolutions regarding the city. His words came during his weekly General Audience in the Paul VI Hall. 

 

Pope Francis greets the Greek Orthodox Patriarch of Jerusalem, Theophilos III

Pope Francis greets the Greek Orthodox Patriarch of Jerusalem, Theophilos III

Pope meets Greek Orthodox Patriarch Theophilos of Jerusalem

23/10/2017 13:34

Pope Francis meets with the Greek Orthodox Patriarch of Jerusalem, Theophilos III, calling for an end to violence and discrimination against people of different faiths in the Holy Land

Palestinian worshippers run for cover from teargas fired by Israeli forces outside Jerusalem's Old City.

Palestinian worshippers run for cover from teargas fired by Israeli forces outside Jerusalem's Old City.

Angelus: Pope appeals for dialogue after Jerusalem violence

23/07/2017 13:50

Pope Francis has appealed for moderation and dialogue after a surge of violence and killings over Jerusalem’s Temple Mount. He was addressing the crowds gathered in St. Peter’s Square for the Angelus prayer.

 

Temple Mount complex in Jerusalem's Old City

Palestinian Muslims pray, as Israeli soldiers look on, at the entrance to the Temple Mount complex in Jerusalem's Old City

Christian leaders condemn violence at Jerusalem's Temple Mount

20/07/2017 17:51

In a joint statement, leaders of all the Christian Churches in Jerusalem have condemned the recent escalation of violence at the Temple Mount, or Haram ash-Sharif, a site sacred to Christians, Muslims and Jews

Pope Francis celebrates Mass at Casa Santa Marta

Pope Francis celebrates Mass at Casa Santa Marta

Pope Francis: 'Shepherds are not the centre of the Church'

30/05/2017 13:18

During Mass on Tuesday morning Pope Francis  spoke of how the true shepherd knows how to step down from his church, because he knows that he is not at the center of history, but is a free man who has served without compromises and without taking control of his flock.