Tag Archives: Palestine
AsiaNews: All members of the UN Security Council, with the exception of the United States, have accused Israel of undermining peace with the latest decisions to build more settlements in the occupied Palestinian territories. In recent days, Israel has launched plans to build 2610 homes in Givat Hamatos, 1500 others in Ramat Shlomo and a highway that bisects the area of Beit Safafa. Full report … More →
Israel is mightily upset. US, one of only nine nations to vote against recognition. Israel’s ambassador to the UN gave this outrageous comment: AsiaNews: “Ron Prosor, Israel’s ambassador to the UN, liquidated the Palestinian request as empty “symbolism”, adding that “no UN decision can break 4,000 year-old bond between the people of Israel and the land of Israel.” He then said that his country is … More →
AsiaNews: The Elizabettine Franciscan nuns at Bethlehem’s Caritas Baby Hospital are promoting peace between Israeli and Palestinians by placing rosary beads in front of the West Bank Wall. Read more here.
Haaretz editorial: When it comes to shooting a Palestinian, pulling the trigger does not come with a real fear of having to answer to the law. Read full report here.
AntiWar.com: Here is a clip from Alison Weir summary article. It is a must read if you want the facts about what is going on today in the land where the Word was made Flesh 2000 years ago. If they would believe in Christ they could hope for peace. Weir: Death from a drone strike is not pretty. The small body is charred, ripped apart; … More →
AsiaNews: The Israeli government has given final approval to build over 900 new homes for settlers in Har Homa, an area of occupied East Jerusalem. Read more here.
[The Battleground: Syria and Palestine, the Seed Plot of Religion by Hilaire Belloc. Ignatius Press.] Hilaire Belloc, one of my favorite authors, was exceedingly prolific. He wrote one hundred fifty three books of poetry, essays, history, religion, politics, and economics, as well as hundreds of magazine and newspaper articles. His life (1870-1953) was long and fascinating, and even had him serving for a time in … More →