Pope Calls on Nations to Protect Sacred Identity of Jerusalem
(11 Jan 10 - RV) In his address to the Diplomatic Corps, Pope Benedict also spoke
of the Holy land and in particular Jerusalem.
He requested the support of
the international community for the protection of the identity and sacred character
of City, and of its cultural and religious heritage, which he said is of universal
Bishops from Northern Europe and the United States are currently
on their annual pilgrimage of support for the Christians of the Holy Land.
Paul Lansu of Pax Christi International is there and spoke to Tracey Mcclure about
this years focus on East Jerusalem: