sabato 21 novembre 2020

Vatican and US join to condemn rising anti-Semitism

(Claire Giangravé - RNS)
The event coincided with US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo's visit to the occupied West Bank in the company of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.  With anti-Semitism on the rise globally, the Vatican and the United States partnered at a virtual conference on Thursday (Nov. 19) to condemn hate crimes and violence against Jews in both Europe and the U.S. and to reaffirm their support of the state of Israel. “In recent years, we have witnessed the spread of a climate of evil and antagonism, in which anti-Semitic hatred has been manifested through a number of attacks in various countries,” said Vatican Secretary of State Cardinal Pietro Parolin (...)