JERUSALEM PATRIARCH RIPS ISRAELI TACTICS, SECURITY WALL
Jerusalem, Dec. 22 (AsiaNews) - The Latin-rite Catholic Patriarch of Jerusalem, Michel Sabbah, has harshly criticized the Israeli government for its construction of the "security wall" in Palestinian territory and for the restrictions on access to Bethlehem, AsiaNews has reported

â??If you believe in God and in the sanctity of the earth, then you have taken the wrong path," the Patriarch said in a message to Israeli leaders.

[For details of the Patriarch's remarks see the full report on the AsiaNews web site.]