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A righteous pontiff

Pope Francis’s warm reputation preceded his visit to the Holy Land and he was greeted mostly with wide approval.

By JUDITH SUDILOVSKY
16/06/2014
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Pope wades into troubled Mideast waters with 'joint prayer for peace'

Since becoming pope in March 2013, Francis has not shied away from tackling prickly issues, including the church’s history of sexual abuse.

By ERIC J. LYMAN
08/06/2014
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Le ciel judéo-chrétien au beau fixe

Les rencontres interreligieuses des 25 et 26 mai, dans le sillage du voyage papal, ont été, au-delà de l’énorme événement médiatique, de la plus grande importance pour les communautés juives et chrétiennes. Décryptage

By SARAH LALOU
02/06/2014
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
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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
Letters

May 29: Nothing new

Our readers react to the Jerusalem Post's latest stories and a correction.

By JERUSALEM POST READERS
28/05/2014
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Washington Watch: Has peace got a prayer?

If neither side in the conflict is ready to recognize the other’s legitimacy and abandon rigid ideology in favor of reconciliation, peace doesn’t have a prayer, in any faith.

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Chief rabbi to pope: Establish interfaith anti-violence confab

Rabbi David Lau says condemnation of anti-Semitism and hate crimes in words alone is insufficient.

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No Holds Barred: Pope Francis and the need to confront evil

When the pope prays in front of graffiti that compares Bethlehem to the Warsaw Ghetto, he risks being trivializing the Holocaust.

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