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Judith Sudilovsky - Catholic News Service June 28, 2018
After decades of legal disputes, Israel's Supreme Court ruled in May in favor of demolishing the village, home to about 190 people from the Jahalin Bedouin tribe and located between two Israeli settlements. The demolition of the tin and wood structures to clear the way for eventual expansion of the
A wounded Palestinian is evacuated at the Israel-Gaza border during a protest against the U.S. embassy move to Jerusalem May 14. (CNS photo/Ibraheem Abu Mustafa, Reuters)
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Judith Sudilovsky - Catholic News Service May 14, 2018
The priest said although parishes in the Holy Land tell their parishioners to resist occupation by educating themselves and preparing for the future, people in Gaza see no future.
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Judith Sudilovsky - Catholic News Service May 11, 2018
"If I dwell on the future, it is too depressing....There is no future in maintaining a conflict."
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Judith Sudilovsky - Catholic News Service March 13, 2018
The law also will allow for the state to deport anyone whose residency status has been withdrawn.
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Judith Sudilovsky - Catholic News Service February 20, 2018
The churches have enjoyed an unofficial tax-exempt status for centuries.
Seattle Auxiliary Bishop Eusebio L. Elizondo concelebrates Mass on Jan. 21 at St. Joseph Church in Jifna, West Bank. (CNS photo/Debbie Hill)
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Judith Sudilovsky - Catholic News Service January 22, 2018
Bishop Elizondo was among 10 Hispanic U.S. bishops visiting the Holy Land to advocate for "bridges not walls."
Israeli forces fire toward Palestinians near Ramallah, West Bank, during a Dec. 20 protest against U.S. President Donald Trump's decision to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel. (CNS photo/Mussa Qawasma Reuters)
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Judith Sudilovsky - Catholic News Service December 21, 2017

JERUSALEM (CNS) -- The status quo of Jerusalem should remain as is until an agreement about the holy city is reached by Palestinians and Israelis, said Archbishop Pierbattista Pizzaballa, apostolic administrator of the Latin Patriarchate of Jerusalem.

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Judith Sudilovsky - Catholic News Service December 07, 2017
Christian leaders in Jerusalem appealed to Trump to take their viewpoint into consideration.
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Judith Sudilovsky - Catholic News Service August 03, 2017
Christians, Muslims and Jews in the Holy Land are facing a common enemy: an environmental crisis.
U.S. President Donald Trump places a note in the Western Wall in Jerusalem on May 22. (CNS photo/Jonathan Ernst, Reuters)
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Judith Sudilovsky - Catholic News Service May 22, 2017
President Donald Trump began his two-day visit to Israel and the Palestinian territories with a private visit to the Church of the Holy Sepulcher and Western Wall.