Pope, in Bethlehem, sides with Palestinian statehood

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BETHLEHEM, West Bank — Standing in the city of Jesus’ birth that’s now under Palestinian control, Pope Benedict XVI on Wednesday (May 13) forcefully endorsed the creation of a sovereign Palestinian state. “Mr. President, the Holy See supports the right of your people to a sovereign Palestinian homeland in the land of your forefathers, secure […]

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