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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

Peace in the Holy Land, like the Church of the Nativity in the West Bank pictured here, is in need of restoration

Peace in the Holy Land, like the Church of the Nativity in the West Bank pictured here, is in need of restoration

Bishop on pilgrimage says 'tension is palpable' in Holy Land

16/01/2017 12:30

The Holy Land Co-ordination is on its annual pilgrimage with the aim of visiting and supporting the local Christian communities. Bishop Oscar Cantú of Las Cruces said the pilgrimage's focus this year is on the 50th anniversary of the occupation of Palestine

Archbishop Bernardito Auza, the Permanent Observer of the Holy See to the United Nations

Archbishop Bernardito Auza, the Permanent Observer of the Holy See to the United Nations

Holy See: Two-state solution necessary for Mideast peace

20/10/2016 12:10

The Holy See reiterated its support for a two-state solution for the Israeli-Palestinian conflict on Wednesday during a United Nations Security Council debate on the situation in the Middle East.

 

Archbishop Auza

Archbishop Bernardito Auza, Permanent Observer of the Holy See to the United Nations

Holy See’s permanent UN observer speaks on Syrian and Palestinian crisis

13/07/2016 10:06

(Vatican Radio) The halted Israeli-Palestinian peace talks and the ongoing Syrian crisis were among the topics touched on by the Apostolic Nuncio and Permanent Observer of the Holy See to the United Nations in statement Tuesday.

 

UN condemns Gaza executions

Palestinian policemen loyal to Hamas keep guard in Khan Younis in the southern Gaza Strip May 31, 2016.

UN rights offices condemns Gaza executions

01/06/2016 08:14

The office of the United Nation High Commissioner for Human Rights (UNHCR) has condemned the execution of three men by authorities in Gaza.

Achbp Bernardito Auza, the Holy See's Permanent Observer to the UN in New York, expressed hope for Israel/Palestine and Syria peace talks

Achbp Bernardito Auza, the Holy See's Permanent Observer to the UN in New York, expressed hope for Israel/Palestine and Syria peace talks

Vatican expresses hope for Israel/Palestine and Syria peace talks

27/01/2016 11:05

A top Vatican diplomat has called for “substantive” and “sustained” peace talks between Israelis and Palestinians and says this week’s peace negotiations in Geneva, Switzerland are the “best chance the International Community has to bring a stable and lasting peace to Syria and to the region”