Wednesday, May 13, 2009
Pope pray for Palestinian homeland. Vatican solidarity with palestinians..
Pope calls for Palestinian homeland
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After arriving at Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas's palace in Bethlehem, the Pope said: "The Holy See supports the right of your people to a sovereign Palestinian homeland in the land of your forefathers, secure and at peace with its neighbours, within internationally recognised borders." Palestinians hope the Pope's one-day visit to the Israeli-occupied West Bank, and to the birthplace of Jesus in particular, will draw attention to their plight under Israeli occupation. The German-born... Read Full Story