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Vatican Launches War Against Israeli Crimes
Posted By: TONZAL
Date: Monday, 22 April 2002, 2:12 a.m.
Here is quote:
"the Vatican said that all Christians in the World particularly the Catholics
support the Palestinian people."
Vatican launches war against Israeli crimes
Palestine-Vatican, Politics, 4/15/2002
The Vatican launched a semi-official warfare against Israel terming its
re-occupation of Palestinian territories as genocide against the Palestinian
people, due to which the international community must intervene.
This is, of course, an unprecedented accusation leveled by the Vatican to Israel
whose Politica1 significance prompts other western parties to oppose Israeli
In its official Gazette, the Vatican stressed that the genocide against the
Palestinians has got nothing to do with allegations by Israel that its war is
It added that this war aimed at preventing Palestinians from realizing their
dream of establishing their independent state. It stressed that the current war
against Palestinians lacked all forms of international legitimacy.
Commenting on this war, the Vatican says that the current war, waged by Israel in
collaboration with the Americans against Muslim Palestinian people, is not
Rather it is condemned by all Catholic Church archbishops in the world. The
Vatican urged all Catholics in the world to unify ranks to condemn the
religiously unlawful war against Palestinians.
Getting out to the diplomatic chess board, the Vatican recalled the American and
Israeli ambassadors informing them that Pope John Paul II rejected calling the
current war against Palestinians as anti-terrorism war.
The Pope urged Israel to withdraw immediately from the occupied territories and
urged the Americans to stop their support to Israel, through public recall of the
two ambassadors, the Vatican said that all Christians in the World particularly
the Catholics support the Palestinian people.
Thus, it expressed its readiness to establish an international alliance with
Islamic leadership to face up the Israeli-American alliance after the Europeans
had rejected to join them in them aggression against the Palestinian people or
Iraqi people in the future.