You shall not make for yourself a sculptured image, or any likeness of what is in the heavens above, or on the earth below, or in the waters under the earth. Exodus 20:4 (The Israel Bible™)
After the Trump administration reversed US policy regarding Israeli settlements deeming them legal under international law, the Pope made a vague statement opposing the decision.
A statement released by the Vatican’s Press Office on Wednesday said that calling Jewish cities and towns in Judea-Samaria ‘legal’, “further undermine the Israeli-Palestinian peace process”. Although the Pope didn’t explicitly refer to Trump’s landmark decision on Tuesday, the reference appeared to be obvious as he referred to the “context of recent decisions”. Pope Francis also said that the decision “undermines already fragile regional stability.” The full statement is as follows: “In the context […]