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Gerard O’Connell is America’s Vatican correspondent and author of The Election of Pope Francis: An Inside Story of the Conclave That Changed History. He has been covering the Vatican since 1985.
In All Things
Gerard O’Connell
JERUSALEM -- nbsp At a time when the United States seems to have abandoned any hope of brokering a peace accord between Israelis and Palestinians under the present Administration and the rest of the world watched on helplessly Pope Francis on Sunday May 25 stepped forward with a daring new appro
Pope Francis blesses journalist aboard papal flight en route to Amman. (CNS photo/L'Osservatore Romano via Reuters)
In All Things
Gerard O’Connell
AMMAN Jordan nbsp mdash nbsp On 13 June 2013 nbsp Pope Francis granted an interview to Israel rsquo s Channel 2 TV at Santa Marta the Vatican guesthouse where he lives That interview made history it was the first time that a TV crew entered Santa Marta to interview the pope What is not known