Churches Condemn Israeli Violence: Anglican Dean Still Hopes for Reconciliation
(ENI and ENS)--Church leaders in the Holy Land have condemned "provocative actions" by Israeli politicians and the use of force by the military to put down the current Palestinian uprising. The leading Catholic prelate said the recent violence draws attention to Palestinian claims for a sovereign state, which, he added, should be granted.
Representatives of various Christian churches agreed that the clashes which have claimed nearly 100 lives were sparked by the visit of Israeli opposition leader, Ariel Sharon, to a site in Jerusalem's walled Old City, holy to both Muslims and Jews.
To Muslims, it is the Haram as-Sharif or Noble Sanctuary, home to the …
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Publication information: Article title: Churches Condemn Israeli Violence: Anglican Dean Still Hopes for Reconciliation. Contributors: Not available. Magazine title: Anglican Journal. Volume: 126. Issue: 9 Publication date: November 2000. Page number: 10. © Anglican Church of Canada Feb 2009. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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