“Let us work together to replace despair with HOPE, fear with human SECURITY and humiliation with DIGNITY”

Question of Sovereign Palestine Raised in Pope’s Visit to Bethlehem

Pope Benedict XVI spoke in favour of Palestinian sovereignty in an address in Bethlehem during his pilgrimage to the Holy Land. “I know how much you

[Palestinians] have suffered and continue to suffer as a result of the turmoil that has afflicted this land for decades,” he said during his on 13 May visit. “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.”
2016-10-24T07:26:34+00:00 May 14th, 2009|Categories: News|