Wednesday, June 14, 2006

Vatican denounces violence in Holy Land

June 14 2006 at 06:47PM

Vatican City - The Vatican on Wednesday called for peace talks between Israelis and Palestinians, saying the Holy Land had become "hostage" to those who believe its problems can be solved by force or unilateral action.

A statement said Pope Benedict was worried about episodes of "increasingly blind violence" between Israelis and Palestinians and urged them to return to negotiations.


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