Pope calls for renewed Israeli-Palestinian dialogue

26.12.2011                      30.Kislev. 5772                       Channuka 6                      Rosch Chodesch 1

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Pope calls for renewed Israeli-Palestinian dialogue

During Christmas Day message Pope Benedict XVI condemns Syria violence, calls for stability in Iraq, Afghanistan.

Pope Benedict XVI on Sunday called for the resumption of dialogue between Israelis and Palestinians and an end to violence in Syria on a Christmas Day marred by a bomb blast at a Catholic Church in Nigeria.
The leader of the world's 1.3 billion Roman Catholics delivered his twice-yearly "Urbi et Orbi" (to the city and the world) message and blessing to tens of thousands of people in St Peter's Square on a crisp but clear day as millions of others watched on television around the world….