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Pope in Israel Calls for Palestinian State

Pope Benedict XVI called for the establishment of an independent Palestinian homeland immediately after he arrived in Israel Monday, a stance that could put him at odds with his hosts on a trip aimed at improving ties between the Vatican and Jews. The pope also took on the delicate issue of the Holocaust, pledging to […]

Pope Stresses Deep Respect For Islam

Pope Benedict XVI underlined his “deep respect” for Islam on Friday in Jordan, on his first trip as pontiff to an Arab state, and stressed that religious freedom is a fundamental human right. He also called the church a spiritual force that could contribute to progress in bringing about peace in the Middle East. Speaking […]