Peace & Justice

This is the blog of the Commission on Peace and Justice for the Roman Catholic Diocese of Albany, New York.

Wednesday, December 23, 2009

"Signs of hope" in Jerusalem

Catholic News Service reports:
Although politicians have failed to reach a solution to the ongoing Israeli-Palestinian conflict and Palestinians still face occupation, house demolitions and separated families, hope is still alive in the Holy Land, said Latin Patriarch Fouad Twal of Jerusalem. "In the Holy Land, everything is not desperate. There are a few signs of hope," he told journalists at a Dec. 22 press conference to present his Christmas message.

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