VATICAN CITY — The interfaith prayer for peace in the Middle East held by Pope Francis last Sunday reminds us that peace is not a work of people, but a work of God, said a key participant in the event.
Margaret Karram, an Arab Christian with Israeli citizenship, was the only woman in the Holy See delegation for the prayer held in the Vatican Gardens June 8.
“I have lived in the Holy Land most of my life, and when I arrived here, I saw that we were going to pray all together: Jews and Muslims, Palestinians and Israelis. … That meant to me that we really have to believe in peace,” Karram told CNA.
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