News tagged "Israel"

PRESS RELEASE: Pax Christi International acknowledges 71 years of the Nakba

Today, Palestinians throughout the West Bank, Gaza, East Jerusalem, Israel and the diaspora mark seventy-one years since the Nakba (Arabic for "The Catastrophe"). It marks the deliberate destruction of over 400 Palestinian towns and villages and the planned forced exodus of more than 750,000 men, women and children from their ancestral homes, between 1947 and 1948, to make way for the State of Israel...

Palestine: AEI asks the world to celebrate Christmas, but don't forget today's Bethlehem

Among the many issues of concern for today’s Bethlehem, there is one in particular to which AEI’s Sumud Story House wants to give special attention during this Christmas and actually the whole year of 2019. Since over a decade 182 Palestinian Christian and Moslem landowners are unable to access their lands which are located in a large area of over 700 hectare to the north of Bethlehem...

Israel-Palestine: Pax Christi International co-presidents to join Holy Land Coordination trip in January

Marie Dennis and Bishop Kevin Dowling, Pax Christi International Co-Presidents, will join Catholic bishops from many countries around the world in visiting Gaza, the West Bank and Israel in January...

Israel-Palestine: Pax Christi International signs onto open letter calling UN to publish database of businesses active in Israeli settlements

On Tuesday, 27 November 2018, Pax Christi International joined 99 Palestinian, regional, and international organisations in sending a joint open letter to the United Nations (UN) High Commissioner for Human Rights concerning the UN Database on business enterprises with activities related to Israeli settlements in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (OPT)...

STATEMENT: Pax Christi International releases statement for the World Week for Peace in Palestine and Israel

Today, Pax Christi International has released a statement in observance of the 2018 World Week for Peace Palestine and Israel. The statement addresses the situation of youth and children, in keeping with the week's official theme, “Youth and Children: Raising Hope and Making Change”...

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