While Holy Land Christians differ regarding which side is more to blame for the latest eruption of violence, they agree the actions of both sides are bringing misery to millions of civilians.
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The 56-year-old Church leader issued a reflection on the causes of the current conflict, which has claimed more than 200 lives.
Pope Francis appealed for calm in the region, urging local leaders and the international community to help secure peace.
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Bishop Malloy on Thursday called on all parties in the conflict to stop the violence.
The Patriarchs and Heads of Local Churches in Jerusalem issued a joint statement published May 10 calling on the international community to intervene to put an end to “provocative actions” and urging prayers for peace.
Church leaders express concern that Israel’s recent arrest of two Palestinian officials, on charges of diverting funds to the military wing of Hamas, might unfairly tarnish uninvolved Christian agencies.