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Pope backs Palestinian statehood on politically-charged trip

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Pope backs Palestinian statehood on politically-charged trip

While visiting Bethlehem, Pope Benedict XVI used the symbolism of his first official visit to what Christians consider to be the birthplace of Jesus to endorse the creation of a Palestinian state. Mary Boys of the Union Theological Seminary discusses the pope’s relations with Jews and Muslims and how his trip is being perceived on all sides.

Posted: May 13, 2009 14:53   Comments: 5

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