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Topic: Israeli-Palestinian conflict

Hamas is using Gaza’s civilians as pawns in the war against Israel

Hamas clearly fails the St Alphonsus test. Civilian deaths are not just collateral damage – they are its chief weapon

Cardinal Nichols prays for peace with Israeli and Palestinian ambassadors

The two men came to Archbishop’s House following Pope Francis’s trip to the Holy Land

Pope Francis tells presidents only God can bring peace to Holy Land

Israeli and Palestinian presidents embrace in Vatican Gardens during historic ‘invocation for peace’

Pope Francis knew what he was doing when he stopped to pray at Israel’s separation barrier

The Holy Father understands symbolism, and will realise the pressure he has put on Israel

Bishops urge leaders to act over ‘man-made disaster’ of Gaza

Bishops visiting from North America and Europe say humanitarian situation is a scandal

Catholic and Anglican bishops meet Israeli ambassador

Bishops say discussions on Israel-Palestine conflict were “timely and challenging”

Pope invited to Jerusalem by Israeli president

Pontiff ‘would be happy to visit Holy Land,’ says Vatican

Not only was Gerald Scarfe’s cartoon not anti-Semitic; hysterically saying it was makes any rational criticism of it impossible

To accuse Scarfe of a ‘blood libel’ is unpardonably over the top: accusations of that seriousness should be more carefully made

An eye for an eye and a tooth for a tooth has brought Israel and Gaza to the edge of destruction: it seems inevitable; but it’s just not practical politics

Reconciliation actually works – that’s what the allies discovered in Germany: but can it be done without unconditional surrender?

The freeing of Gilad Shalit shows Israel’s humanity – and Hamas’s blood-chilling cruelty

His kidnapping five years ago has done the Palestinian cause no favours