Tag Archives: Israeli-Palestinian Conflict

Ten stories to watch in 2017

A guide to the stories that will be making headlines in 2017 Last year proved beyond all doubt that journalists are terrible at predicting the future. Few commentators foresaw Brexit, the emergence of François Fillon in France or Donald Trump’s presidency. With that in mind, we offer this guide to 10 topics that are likely

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English bishop to Palestinians: don’t let despair lead to ‘unbridled violence’

Bishop Lang expresses concern over escalating violence in Israel and Palestine Bishop Declan Lang of Clifton has expressed “mounting concern” over the escalation of violence in Israel and Palestine. Bishop Lang, chairman of the international affairs’ department of the bishops’ conference, said he prayed for the “dead and injured” on both sides and called upon

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US bishop: Political will lacking, but Holy Land wants peace

Washington D.C., Oct 1, 2014 / 04:14 pm .- Christians and Muslims are coexisting peacefully in Israel and Palestine, but the political will for peace is not yet there, said the leader of a recent bishops’ pilgrimage to the Holy Land. “It does not seem that there has been any bad, difficult or ruptured relationships

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