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OSV News
Following an Israeli attack on Holy Family, a Catholic school turned shelter for hundreds of civilians, the Latin Patriarchate of Jerusalem condemned the attack and called for a cease-fire agreement.
FaithFaith in Focus
John Davis
If we saw up close the brutal toll of our wars, we would be less likely to fight them.
Politics & SocietyFaith and Reason
Julie Schumacher CohenJordan Denari Duffner
Ultimately, it is up to each of us to prayerfully discern the individual contribution we can make. Guided by our faith and Catholic social teaching, we can do our part to support a just peace in Israel-Palestine.
Politics & SocietyVatican Dispatch
Gerard O’Connell
In an exclusive interview with Gerard O’Connell, Cardinal Robert McElroy speaks the role of the United States in the Israel-Hamas war and says the U.S. church should vigorously advocate for an immediate cease-fire.
Politics & SocietyEditorials
The Editors
If Benjamin Netanyahu is unwilling to take the political risk of moving toward a cease-fire, President Biden should respond with a withdrawal of all U.S. military aid used to support Israel’s Gaza offensive.
This combination of photos shows Yahya Sinwar, head of Hamas in Gaza, in Gaza City, Wednesday, April 13, 2022, left, and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in Tel Aviv, Israel on Oct. 28, 2023. (AP Photo)
Politics & SocietyThe Weekly Dispatch
Kevin Clarke
While Mr. Netanyahu and Mr. Gallant do not face imminent arrest, the announcement has been perceived as a symbolic blow that deepens Israel’s international isolation because of its conduct of the war in Gaza.