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Pope Francis: ‘God promised the land to the people of Israel’

Israeli Deputy Minister for Regional Cooperation Ayoub Kara felt the pontiff was sending a direct message to UNESCO.

POPE FRANCIS and former president Shimon Peres chat at the Vatican yesterday.
Peres and Pope Francis concur: No-one has the right to kill in the name of God

The Pope, who embraced Peres on arrival, told him that together they would raise their voices for peace.

Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders and Pope Francis
Sanders accepts Vatican invitation, hopes to meet Pope Francis

Francis' popularity with both Catholics and non-Catholics has given him an image of a grandfatherly priest who understands how difficult it sometimes is to follow Roman Catholic Church teachings.

By REUTERS
08/04/2016
Pope Francis is shown on several large screens as he celebrates mass at Madison Square Garden
Pope Francis takes New York

Iran deal ‘proof of goodwill’s potential,’ pontiff tells UN.

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Palestine - Pope forfeits spiritual and moral authority

Pope Francis - like Pope Benedict - has joined the evil-doers to the chagrin of the Jewish people.

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Israel at center of international diplomatic storm as vatican, FIFA, EU step up pressure

The international interference could end up backfiring and encouraging Palestinians to stay away from the negotiating table.

By LINDA GRADSTEIN/THE MEDIA LINE
17/05/2015
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Frontlines Podcast: The Pope, pot, and Palestine

Did the pope just recognize a Palestinian state? Is it time to rethink the criminalization of marijuana?

14/05/2015
Letters
May 30: More on the pope’s visit

Here is a man of intelligence who, I cannot conceive, is unaware of what the Palestinians were doing when they pushed him to the security barrier.

By JERUSALEM POST READERS
29/05/2014
Pope Francis and Peres
Peres and Abbas to pray for peace at Vatican on June 8

Pope Francis invited the two leaders to hold an unprecedented prayer meeting during his trip to the Holy Land last week; Pontiff hopes prayer meeting will create atmosphere to foster eventual resumption of talks.

By REUTERS
29/05/2014
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Inside Out: The context question

Criticism of hate crimes allows Israelis to condemn their perpetrators and distinguish their country from the people who commit them.

By JOHNATHAN ROSEN
28/05/2014
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