As Catholics Unite to Pray for Peace, Cardinal Offers His Life to Spare Children

As Catholics around the world respond to the Holy Father’s request to devote October 17 to a day of fasting and prayer for peace in Israel, Cardinal Pierbattista Pizzaballa, Latin Patriarch of Jerusalem, offered himself in exchange for children being held hostage by Hamas.

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Will Christianity’s Holiest Sites Soon Belong to Terrorists?

By Susan Brinkmann, OCDS
Staff Journalist

Outrage is growing over President Barack Obama’s speech yesterday in which he indicated a desire to impose borders for Israel and Palestine that will resemble those drawn in 1967 after the Six=Day War which will leave many Jewish and Christian holy sites in the hands of the Hamas-aligned Palenstinians. 

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