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West Bank - Latest News
May 20, 2020 - 10:30 am .- As Israel’s new government considers annexing parts of the West Bank, the Palestinian Liberation Organization’s chief negotiator appealed to the Vatican Secretary for Relations with States over the phone.
Jan 17, 2020 - 06:01 pm .- Following a trip to the Holy Land, a group of bishops from the United States and Europe called on their countries’ governments to acknowledge the state of Palestine and to apply international law in Israel and the surrounding area in order to promote peace and justice.
Oct 3, 2019 - 04:00 am .- Jifna is a Palestinian village in the West Bank, just 5 miles north of Ramallah –the de facto capital of the Palestinian Authority- and 14 miles north of Jerusalem.
May 8, 2019 - 10:55 am .- Although a ceasefire has calmed a violent situation in Gaza, one Catholic aid agency warned that the people living there remain extremely vulnerable due to drastic cuts in U.S. humanitarian assistance.
Apr 8, 2015 - 02:18 pm .- Patriarch Fouad Twal of Jerusalem has praised an Israeli Supreme Court decision prohibiting the country's army from routing a security wall through Palestinian land in the West Bank, which would have separated 58 Christian families from their land.
May 8, 2013 - 05:25 pm .- The U.S. bishops have criticized an Israeli plan to re-route a separation wall through the Cremisan Valley in the West Bank, claiming such a move would harm both Christian families and religious orders.

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