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‘Peace is possible,’ say US bishops returning from Palestine, Israel

'Peace is possible,' say US bishops returning from Palestine, Israel

Washington D.C., Sep 25, 2014 / 12:03 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Stressing the importance of prayer, a delegation of U.S. bishops returning from a peace-focused pilgrimage to Palestine and Israel said peace in the region is possible “because God is our hope.” “We are compelled by the Gospel […]

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Jerusalem priest to Israel, Palestine: Humanize one another

Jerusalem priest to Israel, Palestine: Humanize one another

Rome, Italy, Aug 29, 2014 / 12:02 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Following the agreement of an indefinite ceasefire in Gaza earlier this week, a key priest in Jerusalem says the only way for it to last is if both sides overcome dehumanizing prejudices of the other. “Until there […]

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Pope Francis makes phone call to Israel, Palestine presidents

Pope Francis makes phone call to Israel, Palestine presidents

Vatican City, Jul 18, 2014 / 08:04 am (CNA/EWTN News).- In wake of the rising death toll in Gaza due to increased tensions between Israel and Palestine, Pope Francis made a personal call to both presidents in order to ask for peace. “Following last Sunday’s heartfelt appeal […]

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