Pope receives Mahmoud Abbas: international community ought to support peace

ROME – A “renewed commitment of the international community” is necessary to meet the “legitimate aspirations” of Israelis and Palestinians and “reactivate the peace process” to “reach a two-state solution”: this is the hope that emerged during the fourth audience that the Pope granted to the Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas (Abu Mazen) since the beginning of his pontificate.

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The example and legacy of Cardinal Jean-Louis Tauran, Knight Grand Cross of the Order

We wish to pay tribute to a great man of the Church, a member of the Order of the Holy Sepulchre, who courageously bore the burden of his disease, working tirelessly for the advent of the Kingdom of God. Passed away on July 5, 2018, he left a mark in history both for his commitment to service of universal fraternity and for his testimony as a humble disciple of Christ.

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