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The Second Intifada
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  • January 1,   Michel Sabbah, Latin Patriarch of Jerusalem, Homily of the New Year
  • January 2,  ADC condemns Arrest, International Delegates, by Israeli Authorities
  • January 2, PHYSICIANS FOR HUMAN RIGHTS-ISRAEL, Appeal
  • January 3, Amnesty International condemns mistreatement of Human rights activists by Israel
  • January 6,  Jacob at Check point in the Holy Land, A Christian practical theologian
  • January 7, The USA and the World, By Media Monitor
  • January 9, War Crimes and Security, GUSH SHALOM
  • January 10, Destroying the houses of innocent civilians is a war crime, GUSH SHALOM
  • January 10, Palestinians victims for more than fifty years, Pope John Paul II
  • January 11, Assault of Birzeit University Student, HUMAN RIGHTS ACTION
  • January 14, Israeli Authorities Demolish Palestinian Homes in Jerusalem, Miftah
  • January 14, Demolition of houses is an act of collective punishment, Amnesty International
  • January 16, Want security? End Occupation, By Marwan Barghouti
  • January 16, Human rights report on violations in the Holy land
  • January 17, Palestinian women and non violence, Middle East Nonviolence and Democracy
  • Januaray 17, Can we raise issues of justice and human rights without being accused of Anti-semitism, Episcopelian
  • January 18, Urgent Call for Prayer: The Arab Evangelical School, Ramallah
  • January 18, Rafah .... Scenes of Misery, THE LAITY COMMITTEE IN THE HOLY LAND
  • January 18, MIDDLE EAST POLICY OUTLOOK FOR 2002, Churches For Middle East Peace
  • January 19, Anyway, I am fine, from Ramalla,Donn Hutchison, a Quaker friend
  • January 19, Israel attacks human rights defender and journalist, LAW
  • January 21, Human Rights Watch Report condemns Discrimination Against Palestinian Children in Israel
  • January 21, Statement by Palestinian Journalists
  • January 21, POPE VOICES CONCERNS ABOUT HOLY LAND VIOLENCE
  • January 21, Jewish, Muslim and Christian clerics call for implementation of  Mitchell, Tenet plans
  • January 21, Meeting of Catholic Bishops with Palestinian Christian Communities
  • January 22, The Fear of Re-occupation of Our City,Municipality of Beir-Sahour
  • January 24, Israel's occupation open fire at Hebron bakery, and take injured Palestinian hostage, LAW
  • January 24, Israel/Occupied Territories/P. A.: Injustice and repression are not the answer,Inter. Amnesty
  • January 24, Israeli and Palestinian human rights activists
  • January 24, World Religious Leaders United in Assisi to Reject Violence
  • January 24, Pope And Religious Leaders Pledge Against Terror
  • January 24, To The Christians Of The Holy Land From Bishops Of Europe And America, JERUSALEM
  • January 24, Calls For Solidarity with the Christians of the Holy Land, By Head of Intern. Churches
  • January 24, Letter to President Bush, Samia Khoury, General Union of Palestinian Women
  • January 25, Israel Blocks Orthodox Patriarchatefrom Attending in Assisi
  • January 25, Playing Into Sharon's Hands, byassistant for Arab-Israeli Affairs under President Bill Clinton.
  • January 26, Olive-Tree Plantings Pit Jew Against Jew, Activist rabbis from around the world
  • January 27, Vatican Wants International Observers in Middle East
  • January 27, Message from Jerusalem, Olive Branch, Fr. Read Abu Sahlia
  • January 28, RELIGIOUS LEADERS IN JOINT CALL FOR PEACE IN HOLY LAND
  • February 1, European Union challenges US over Israel
  • February 2, Signing of Dialogue Agreement with al-Azhar al-Sharif, Anglican-Muslims
  • February 6, Orthodox JewsCall for Dismantling of Israel
  • February 8,  A British: Am I a terrorist?  International Public Relation Officer, Beit Sahour Municipality
  • February 9, Statement by the Right of Return, Defence Committees
  • February 10, Imagine all the People, sponsored by many organization
  • February 12, Artists of the World Against Occupation
  • February 13, Voices from Middle East,by Episcopal Churches
  • February 14, Can Arafat make peace? Tom Tracy,The Florida Catholic statewide
  • February 15, A CHRISTIAN PALESTINIAN CALL TO THE WORLD, THE LAITY COMMITTEE
  • Fabruary 15, 90 Rabbis for Human Rights Plant Olive Trees for Palestinian's Bulldozed Trees
  • February 16, By the Palestinian NGO Network, Stop the Crimes of Sharon
  • February 17, Israel bombed the Palestinian Olympic Committee, Palestine Sports Project
  • February 18, Why they refuse military service? An Israeli military
  • February 19, Holy Land Christian Ecumenical Foundation Fact Finding Mission Trip to the Holy Land
  • February 19, Vatican opposes Attacks on Iraq and Favors Creation of Palestinian State
  • February 20, Interfaith letter on peace in Middle East to Pres. Bush
  • February 21, POPE MEETS SYRIAN PRESIDENT ASSAD
  • February 21, Pope and Syrian Discuss "Ways" of Peace for Mideast
  • February 21, A Brief Overview after a visit to the Holy Land,Interfaith Peace-Builders
  • February 21, Sharon calls for unity while inciting against  part of the population,Gush Shalom
  • February 22, National Student Conference of the Palestine Solidarity Movement
  • February 23, An alternative civilian service in Israel, Jewish voice
  • February 26, A letter from a Christian Youth Groupin Ramallah
  • March 1, So the purpose of these raids - to provoke and kill,Gush Shalom
  • March 1, Orthodox Jews Condemn Media Blackout of Jewish Anti –Zionism Events
  • March 2, International and Israeli Women Are Called to Action
  • March 3, WHAT THEY ARE SAYING? Coalition of Women for a Just Peace:
  • March 4, The number of killings,Gush Shalom
  • March 4, Israeli Officers' Statement
  • March 5, Israeli F-16s Strike Bethlehem,United Methodist Liaison - Jerusalem
  • March 6,VATICAN PAPER CONDEMNS ATTACKS ON PALESTINIAN SCHOOLS
  • March 6, Presiding Episcopelian Bishop Frank T. Griswold issues statement on Middle
  • March 6,  Bethlehem Christmas Lutheran Church Survives another Night of F-16 Bombing
  • March 6, Vatican Radio Notes an Absence in Mideast
  • March 7, SHARON IS ASKING FOR ANOTHER 3 MONTHS,The Laity Committee in the Holy Land
  • March 7,VATICAN PAPER URGES INTERNATIONLAL EFFORT IN HOLY LAND
  • March 7, Two Ambulance Medics Killed, 3 Injured, Palestine Red Crescent Society
  • March 7,  Israeli Attacks Are "Barbaric," Says L´Osservatore Romano, Vatican
  • March 7, END THE OCCUPATION NOW! A Jewish Voice for Peace
  • March 8, Last update from the Holy Land and Bethlehem area, Latin Patriarchate, Jerusalem
  • March 8, When There’s Nothing Left to Say,American Presbyterians in Zababdeh, Palestine
  • March 8, March 8 Statement, DSPR Central Office, Jerusalem
  • March 8, LAW, Israeli forces assault medical personnel
  • March 8, World Council of Churches to campaign against Israeli occupation of West Bank
  • March 8, Israel/Occupied Territories: Inaction is complicity, Amnesty International
  • March 9, Bethlehem University Attacked in Latest Israeli Incursion, President-Vice Chancellor, Bethlehem
  • March 9, Israeli Tanks Occupy Lutheran School in Bethlehem, Bishop Dr. Munib A. Younan
  • March 9,From Bir-Zeit to the world, Fr. Iyad Twal, Our Lady Queen Of Peace
  • March 9, A CALL FROM THE HEADS OF CHURCHES IN JERUSALEM IN THE HOLY LAND
  • March 11, OUT OF DHEISHEH REFUGEE CAMP, Arab-American Catholics
  • March 11, VATICAN PAPER DENOUNCES ISRAELI VIOLENCE
  • March 11,  Kirkpatrick, stated clerk of the General Assembly, Presbyterian US, letter to Sharon.
  • March 11, Bethlehem Sees Its Worst Week of the Intifada,VATICAN
  • March 12, BETHLEHEM DEVASTATED, SCHOOLS CLOSED, CWNEWS
  • March 12, A message from Jerusalem, Fr. Raed Abu Sahila, Jerusalem
  • March 12, The humanitarian nightmare in the Palestinian territories, Rabbis for Human Rights
  • March 12, UN Chief Annan Calls on Israel to End 'Illegal Occupation'
  • March 12, Situation in the Holy Land by East Jerusalem YMCA
  • March 13, Sabeel document on the recent situtation in the HolyLand
  • March 13, End the humanitarian nightmare in Palestine, Physicians for Human Rights
  • March 13, Statement on Israeli-Palestinian Violence, U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops
  • March 13, Stop the Massacres, Pleads Patriarch of Jeusalem, Michel Sabbah,
  • March 14, U.S. Church Leaders Welcome U.N. Resolution on Palestine, CMEP
  • March 14, BETHLEHEM CHURCH HIT BY ISRAELI TANK FIRE, Catholic Wolrd News
  • March 15 The illegal occupation of Palestine must come to an end, World Council of Churches
  • March 15, Who and What Will Israel Accuse Next? The Holy Family Hospital, Bethelehm, Palestine
  • March 15, FRIENDS OF ISRAELI-PALESTINIAN COALITION FOR PEACE
  • March 15, Attacks against Christian Holy Shrines, Antochian Orthodox Christian Archdiocese of N. America.
  • March 16, British churches condemn Israeli occupation
  • March 17, STATEMENT ON THE MIDDLE EAST, United Methodist Church USA
  • March 18, Israeli sniper from the Intercontinental Hotel injured one of our staff, The East Jerusalem YMCA
  • March 18, Annandenounces Israel's offensive
  • March 18, WCC calls for inter. monitors in the O.T, UN Commission on Human Rights
  • March 19, Call upon all partners and friends to help to bring peace, Anglican Bishop Riah, Jerusalem
  • March 19, Serious human rights violations committed during Israel's incursion in the O.T, Amnesty Int.
  • March 19, Analysis and action guide on the situation, by Churches for Middle East Peace
  • March 19, The main issue is the ending occupation,Olive Branch, Jerusalem
  • March 19, As Jews, we call upon Israel
  • March 20, Israelis just mistreat us and ask then, with the USA, why there is violence, St. Goerge, Jerusalem
  • March 21, Human rights situation in Occupied Territories, Palestinian Centre for Human Rights
  • March 21, UN considers asking Israel for compensation money
  • March 21, Italian Youth Taking a Papal Message of Peace to Holy Land
  • March 21, Palestinians, Israelis, Christians, Jews and Muslims fast for peace,Fides, Rome
  • March 21 A Testimony of Suffering and Hope, Quakers in Ramallah, Palestine
  • March 23, Palm Sunday procession, Olive Branch, Jerusalem
  • March 25, The focus need be turned to Peace itself, Riah Abu ALAsal, Anglican Bishop of Jerusalem
  • March 25, LETTER TO COLIN POWELL, Members of English-Speaking Christians, Holy Land
  • March 26, EASTER  GREETINGS  FROM  THE  HOLY  LAND, Justice And Peace Commission
  • March 26, Easter Message from Jerusalem 2002, Bishop Munib Yunan, Lutherans, Jerusalem
  • March 26, Palm Sunay and after, Olive Branch, Jerusalem
  • March 26, Statement, Physicians for Human Rights (USA)on Human Rights  in the West Bank & Gaza
  • March 26, Statement of President Arafat before the 58th Commission on Human Rights
  • March 27, Easter Message 2002, Head of Christian Churches, Jerusalem
  • March 28, The Attack on Netanya, In Penitence,United Methodist Liaison - Jerusalem
  • March 29, Message of Good Friday, Jerusalem, Riah Abu El-Assal, Anglican Bishop, Jereusalem
  • March 29, Urgent appeal from Palestinian intellectuals
  • March 30, Five Palestinians executed in Ramallah, LAW, Jerusalem
  • March 30, International Solidarity Movement - Press Release
  • March 30, APPEAL FOR HELP, THE SIEGE OF RAMALLAH, International and Palestinian community
  • March 31, Easter message 2002, Michel Sabbah, Latin Patriarch of Jerusalem
  • March 31, A communiqui by the Christian National institutions in Palestine and the Holy Lands
  • March 31, EASTER MESSAGE APPEALS FOR PEACE IN MIDEAST, VATICAN
  • April 1, PALESTINIAN CHILDREN TARGETED BY ISRAEL:DCI/PS INTER. INTERVENTION
  • April 1, CARDINALCALLS FOR POLITICAL INTERVENTION IN MIDDLE EAST CRISIS, England
  • April 2, Urgent appeal from the Patriarchs and Heads of Churches in Jerusalem
  • April 2, Statement to the UN Commission on Human Rights, Israel and Occupied Territories, Amnesty
  • April 2, Attack on the Christmas Church in Bethlehem, Bishop Munib, Lutherans
  • April 2, POPE,VATICAN MONITOR MIDEAST CONFLICT CAREFULLY
  • April 2, Pax Christi International, Brussel, Stop military invasion,
  • April 2 Major Humanitarian Crisis in the Palestinian O.T.,Union of Palestinian Medical Relief Committees
  • April 2, President's Statement on the Middle East, U S Conference of Catholic Bishops
  • April 3, Vatican Criticizes Israel for Imposing 'Unjust' Conditions
  • April 3, VATICANREDOUBLES DIPLOMATIC EFFORTS ON HOLY LAND
  • April 3, Catholic Patriarch says Israeli occupation is prime mover of violence in Palestine
  • April 3, S.O.S. Appeal by His Beatitude Gregory III, ), Melkite Catholic Patriarch
  • April 3, Archbishop of Canterbury condemns latest Middle East violence
  • April 4, Ecumenical Peace Pilgrimage in Israel-Palestine, Pax Christi International
  • April 4, HONOR UN RESOLUTIONS, CARDINAL SODANO SAYS, Vatican
  • April 4, HOLY SEESTATEMENT ON MIDDLE EAST CRISIS
  • April 4, A message from St. Andrews Episcopal Church in Ramallah
  • April 4,  We just wanted them to allow the ambulance of the Red Cross Olive Branch - Issue No. 142
  • April 4, PRAY FOR PEACE, Patriarch Sabbah, Jerusalem
  • April 4, URGENT PRESS RELEASE, From the Lutheran Church in Bethlehem
  • April 4, AmnestyStop Torture FEAR FOR SAFETY & TORTURE, Over 1000 Palestinians
  • April 4, Letter to Mr. George Bush, Presidents of the Religious Conferences in the United States
  • April 4, SUPPORT ISRAEL? NOT IN OUR NAME! French Jewish intellectuals
  • April 5, Neturei Karta International Statement on the Israeli Invasion, Orthodox Jews opposed to Zionism
  • April 5, Israel/Occupied Territories: Statement to the UN Commission of Human Rights, Amnesty Inter.
  • April 5, A message to the International Community, Human Rights Center for the Assistance of Prisoners
  • April 5, End the Occupation:  End the Cycle of Destruction, Pax Christi International
  • April 5, CHRISTIAN LEADERS IN PROTESTS AGAINST ISRAELI CAMPAIGN
  • April 5, FRANCISCAN FEAR ISRAELI ASSAULT ON NATIVITY SHRINE
  • April 5, An immediate urgent appeal, Arab Educational Institute (AEI), Bethlehem
  • April 5, DETAILED STORY OF CHRISTMAS CHURCH INVASION, Lutherans
  • April 5, Mideast Trouble Takes 'Incalculable' Toll on Youth, UNICEF
  • April 6, Hisstory will write in golden characters the struggle of a people for his freedom,Olive branch
  • April 6, Message from Ramallah from St. Andrew’s Church, Anglican Church
  • April 6, Red Cross Criticizes Attacks on Its Facilities
  • April 6, Press release from the Latin Patriarchate of Jerusalem
  • April 7, OPEN LETTER TO COLIN POWELL,Christians of the Holy Land
  • April 7, Papal Aides Busy with Diplomatic Efforts for Mideast Peace
  • April 7,STATEMENT,AMNESTY INTER., HUMAN RIGHTS WATCH &  INTER. COM. OF JURISTS
  • April 8, GUNFIRE HITS FRANCISCAN MONASTERY IN BETHLEHEM, CWNEWS
  • April 8, VATICANDIPLOMATS SEEK REASSURANCE ON BETHLEHEM
  • April 8, Israeli Army Attack at Bethlehem Basilica Roils Franciscans, CWNEWS
  • April 8, Vatican dossier on the Hoy Land news
  • April 8, Visit of the WCC Deputy General Secretaryto Jerusalem
  • April 8, UNRWA:End the Horror in the Camps
  • Aprile 8: PopeDecries Levels of "Intolerable" Violence in Holy  Land
  • April 9, UN mission to investigate human rights abuses in the Mideast may begin today
  • April 9, After the Outrage and Tears, Coalition of Women Peace
  • April 9, Address to the President ofthe International Court of Justice - The Hague
  • April 10, MONK SHOT; STANDOFF CONTINUES IN BETHLEHEM,Fides
  • April 10, To Heads of Churches and Religious Leaders in Israel and Palestine, NETHERLAND
  • April 10, We are dead-locked in a very dangerous situation Olive Branch, Jerusalem
  • April 10, Letter to Pres. Bush, from President of US Catholic Bishop Conference
  • April 10, TOP VATICAN OFFICIAL SPEAKS ON BETHLEHEM CRISIS
  • April 10, Siege Will Last Until Surrender, Israeli Tells Pope
  • April 10, The Christian Conference of Asia , AN OPEN LETTER
  • April 10,  Letter to President Bush, From President of US Catholic Bishops
  • April 11, STATEMENT ON THE SITUATION IN THE HOLY LAND, BISHOPS’ CONFERENCE OF ENGLAND & WALES
  • April 11, BETHLEHEM FRANCISCANSPLEAD FOR NEGOTIATED WITHDRAWAL
  • April 11,  OFFICIAL COMMUNIQEE FROM THE ARMENIAN PATRIARCHATE OF JERUSALEM
  • April 11, Israelis Firing at Monastery, Say Franciscans in Bethlehem, and a Solution Plan
  • April 11, Common Statement with the Archbishop of Athens about the situation in the Holy Land
  • April 12, A Plea to All Churches from The Bethlehem Association,from Bethlehem, Palestine
  • April 12, European nationalshave delivered appeal to Spanish Consulate, EU
  • April 12, GENÈVE/CICR/PROCHE-ORIENT/PROTESTATIONS
  • April 12, From hundreds of Catholics in the United States
  • April 12, Message to the Heads of Jerusalem Churches, From Churches Together in Britain and Ireland
  • April 12, EXPLOSIONS, GUNFIRE NEAR NATIVITY CHURCH, CWNEWS
  • April 13, Letter to Mr. Colin Powell,From the Patriarchs and Heads of Churches in Jerusalem
  • April 13, Bethlehem’s people count the cost of the Israeli assault, The Tablet
  • April 14, Statement of Anglican Primates on the Middle East
  • April 14, PopeCalls for Prayers for Mideast Peace Efforts
  • April 14, Christian Leaders Propose 3-Day Truce to U.S.
  • April 15, Latin Patriarch of JerusalemMeets Pope speaks about the situation in the Holy Land
  • April 15, Muslim-Catholic CommitteeAsks End to Mideast Violence
  • April 15, AN APPEAL To The Orthodox Christian Women Of America
  • April 16, AN AFTERNOON IN BETHLEHEM, Donald Moore, S.J. Pontifical Biblical Institute, Jerusalem
  • April 16, URGENT MESSAGE from the Holy Land, Lutheran Bishop Dr. Munib A. Younan, Jerusalem
  • April 16, "HEAVY GUNFIRE" REPORTED AT CHURCH OF THE NATIVITY, CWNEW
  • April 17, Bishops in NZ,For a Just Peace in Palestine
  • April 16, Amnesty International calls on the UN Security Council
  • April 16, HOLOCAUST SURVIVOR'S THOUGHTS ON SHARON'S WAR.
  • April 18, UN SECRETARY, Annan: Israel should embrace Mideast force
  • April 18, Human rights violations by the Israelis, by "B'Tselem, Israel
  • April 18,  POPEMAY SEND PERSONAL ENVOY TO BETHLEHEM
  • April 18, Pax Christi International and Ecumenical Delegation Return From Holy Land
  • April 18, NCC DELEGATION ARRIVES IN MIDDLE EAST ON 12-DAY MISSION
  • April 18, CONTINUEDUN CONCERN AT GAZA FOOD SHORTAGES
  • April 18, STATEMENT OF THE SECRETARY-GENERAL TO THE SECURITY COUNCIL
  • April 19,Ravage of Jenin is horrific, says UN envoy
  • April 19, UN relief mission to Jenin camp reveals monumental destruction
  • April 19,UN FACT-FINDING TEAM TO EXAMINE EVENTS AT JENIN REFUGEE CAMP
  • April 19, Immoral Israeli Occupation will “Bite the Dust”,Bishop Desmond Tutu
  • April 20, American Jesuit in Bethlehem Risks Life to Say Mass
  • April 20, NGO STATEMENT AND PLAN OF ACTION FOR THE UN
  • April 20, A letter from  St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church in Ramallah
  • April 21, Pope Says Basilica Must Cease to Be Scene of Blackmail
  • April 21, America Can Persuade Israel to Make a Just Peace, Former President Jimmy Carter
  • April 22, Amnesty International accuses Israel of Jenin war crimes
  • April 22, FRANCISCANS, POPE PROD ARAFAT ON BETHLEHEM STALEMATE
  • April 22, FINDINGS OF AMNESTY INTERNATIONALDELEGATES' VISIT TO JENIN,Recommended
  • April 22, United Nations Association of the National Capital Area letter to Collin Powell, Recommended
  • April 23, Only abnormal people would look happy in this situation Anglican Bishop Riah Abu El-Assal, Jerusalem
  • April 23, Israelis Cut Off Bethlehem Franciscans´ Telephone
  • April 24, BETHLEHEM NEGOTIATIONS MOVING SLOWLY, FIDES
  • April 24, POPE REPEATS REQUEST FOR PRAYERS FOR BETHLEHEM
  • April 24, NCC Delegation Unable to Visit Ramallah, Plans Aid Delivery
  • April 24, Where are the International Aid Organizations?, Colorado Campaign for Middle East Peace
  • April 24, LAITY COMMITTEE IN THE HOLY LAND, Appeal on behalf of all inside the Nativity Church
  • April 24,The Vatican and the Holy Land
  • April 25, Israeli Court Rejects Franciscan Bid for Electricity and Phone Service
  • April 25, WHAT REALLY HAPPENED WHEN ISRAELI FORCES WENT INTO JENIN? TO READ
  • April 26,VIOLENCE MAY BE USED TO END BETHLEHEM STANDOFF, CWNES
  • April 26, AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL, Israel/Occupied Territories: International Days of Mourning
  • April 26, Vatican´s Position Vis-à-vis the Holy Land, Interview with Archbishop Tauran
  • April 27, Olive Branch, Jerusalem
  • April 27, Letter from Archbishop of Constantinople Bartholomew, to Patriarch Sabbah of Jerusalem
  • April 28,We are Americans  from inside Palestinian President Yasser Arafat’s besieged
  • April 28,John Paul II Urges Prayer for Peace in Holy Land, In May, the Month of Mary
  • April 29, Israel/Occupied Territories/Palestinian Authority: Hebron  must not be another Jenin, Amnesty Inter.
  • April 29, POPE SENDING SPECIAL ENVOY FOR BETHLEHEM TALKS
  • April 30, Olive Branch, Fr. Raed Abu Sahial,Jerusalem
  • April 30, PAPAL ENVOY HEADS TO HOLY LAND,Interview wioth Fr. read Abui Sahlia
  • April 30, John Paul II Sending a Troubleshooter to Jerusalem
  • May 1, Press Release about the arrival of Cardinal Etchegary to the Holy Land
  • May 1, ISRAELPROVIDES LIST OF BETHLEHEM TERROR SUSPECTS
  • May 2, Statement By Delegation of U.S. Church Leaders
  • May 2, We continue to watch and experience the suffering of the Palestinian people,Lutheran, Jerusalem
  • May 2, Pax Christi, reportings from Bethlehem
  • May 3, International Peace Makers Enter Bethlehem Church of the Nativity
  • May 3, Episcopal Diocese of Washington Commission on Peace
  • May 3, Activists enter church standoff
  • May 4, Olive Branch, Fr. Raed Abu Sahlia, Jerusalem
  • May 4, Catholic High School Teacher trying to get the Pope to go to Bethlehem
  • May 4, Prison Camp Bethlehem, Sami Awad, Executive Director, Holy Land Trust
  • May 4, We were there, The Pilgrim Center of Hope
  • May 6, Amnesty International,The Wire (Jenin, Closure, Peace)
  • May 6, The Siege of the Church of the Nativity in Bethlehem,  May Be Close to Resolution, Pax Christi
  • May 7, UNcondemns Israel over Jenin, bombing spurs abstentions
  • May 8, 10,000 people, apparently, had the energy, from Jerusalem
  • May 8, Olive Branch,Father Raed Abu Sahlia, Jerusalem
  • May 8, STATEMENT FROM CARDINAL ETCHEGARAY IN JERUSALEM
  • May 8, PAPAL ENVOY PESSIMISTICAS BETHLEHEM ACCORD STALLS
  • May 8, Perspectives on the conflict between Palestinians and Israelis, Patriarch Sabbah, Jerusalem
  • May 9, THE HAWAIIAN CHURCH CHRONICLE, under rooting out terrorism, the Israeli destroy Palestinians
  • May 9, While I was detained, Alison Weir, A pacifist Activist
  • May 10,An official statement by The International Solidarity Movement. Israel detained 10 pacifists
  • May 11, Back to Bethlehem, United Methodist Liaison - Jerusalem
  • May 11, Olive Branche, Fr, Raed Abu Sahlia, Jerusalem
  • May 12, Christian clergymen visit ransacked mosques, churches in Bethlehem
  • May 15, U.S. report refutes Israeli terror claims
  • May 15, Going to School with Gunfire, Maria C. Khoury, Ed. D, Jerusalem
  • May 16, Pentecost Sunday Message from Patriarch Michel Sabbah in Jerusalem
  • May 16, 108 Rabbis-to-Be Sign in Sympathy With Palestinians, IMPORTANT
  • May 17, Situation in the Holy Land, The Pilgrim Center of Hope
  • May 19, Statement of Rev. Fr. Nelson Viola, CARITAS INTERNATIONALIS
  • May 20, Message from the USA Bishop's Conference for the Pentecost
  • May 21,  Patriarch of JerusalemProposes "Purification" To Israelis And Palestinians
  • May 24, Amnesty Internationaland mass arbitrary detention of Palestinians
  • May 25,Olive Branch, Fr. Raed, Abu Sahlia, Jerusalem
  • May 27,The Tanks reoccupy Bethlehem, United Methodist Liaison, Jerusalem
  • May 28, Important figures on what is happening to Palestinians, Center for Justice and Peace. Jordan
  • May 28, Questioning role of U.N. agency
  • May 30, Bethlehem Letter, Susan Atallah, Teacher at Bethelehem University
  • June 1, Urgent Appeal to Stop Implementation of Racist Separation Plan,The Palestine Monitor
  • June 1, Israel blows up a very old church, GREEK ORTHODOX SANTA BARBARA
  • June 2, Israel Denies Palestinians Right to Education, Bir-Zeit University
  • June 3, Urgent Call for Prayer from Nablus, The Rev. Hosam Naoum
  • June 4, Amnesty International calls for a commission of inquiry into mass arbitrary detention of Palestinians
  • June 5, The Path to Progress and Prosperity, University of Bir-Zeit
  • June 5, After today's horrific suicide bomb attack on a bus in Israel, Amnesty International
  • June 6, Medical mission shocked by conditions in Palestine
  • June 7,Israelis and Palestinians Urged to Do an Examination of Conscience, Vatican nuncio, Jerusdalem
  • June 12, Declaration by the Presidency of the EU on the Middle East
  • June 14, Build moral pressure to end the occupation, An international campaign, ArshbishopDesmond Tutu
  • June 15, Continuing to build settlements under Sharon, Mayor of Beit Sahour
  • June 15, UN expert: Israeli settlements, house demolitions are war crimes
  • June 19, Presbyterian Church (USA)Palestinian-American Moderator condemn the June 18 suicide bombing
  • June 19,Presbyterian Moderator Fahed Abu-AkelCalls for a Palestinian State
  • June 19, Suicide Attack in Jerusalem Triggers Papal Condemnation
  • June 20, An Appeal Letter for Immediate Actions Bethlehem
  • June 20, Attack in Jerusalem a Severe Blow to Peace, Says Franciscan, Jerusalem
  • June 20, ISRAELI VIOLATIONS OF HUMAN RIGHTS AND INTERNATIONAL LAW IN OT, Hapler
  • June 21, UN, Humanitarian Conditions in the W. B. and Gaza "unprecedented in 35 years"
  • June 22,OliveBranch, Father Raed Abu Sahlia, Jerusalem
  • June 24: CMEP to Bush on U.S. Embassy
  • June 25, from Gush Shalom Billboard
  • June 25, Church LeadersSee "Much More"in President Bush's Middle East Statement
  • June 28, In Light of President Bush Speech,Palestinian Church Related Organizations
  • June 30, INTERNA. SOLIDARITY MOVEMENTINT CIVILIANS WITNESS MASS DETENTION
  • July 2, Bethlehem Still in Crisis,Says Franciscan Custodian of Holy Land
  • July 2 Evangelical Leaders' letter to President Bush
  • July 5, Among Israeli and Palestinian Youth, Hope Is Fading, Zenit
  • July 6, JENIN HOSPITAL UNDER SIEGE BY ISRAELI FORCES, International Solidarity Movement
  • July 7, Anglican bishop of Jerusalem accuses Israel of 'creating terrorism'
  • July 11, Amnesty Internationalreport calls on Palestinian armed groups to stop civilian killings
  • July 15, Ahli Arab Hospital, Episcopal Diocese of Jerusalem
  • July 15, A Message to the Church Regarding the Israel-Palestine Conflict,Retired Clery
  • July 16, INTERFAITH DELEGATION TO PALESTINIAN AND ISRAELI INTIFADA VICTIMS
  • July 17, US Agency reports looming humanitarian crisis in Palestine
  • July 17, ADC Reminds President Bush that Palestine is a "Captive Nation" under Occupation
  • July 21, Yet another Sunday passes, and we are still at home,From Jerusalem
  • July 23, Bishop Riah of Jerusalem accuses Israel of fostering terrorism
  • July 26: Israel arbitrary detention of Palestinians, Human Rights Watch
  • August 1, Amnesty and the UN report on Jenin
  • August 5, Statement from Activists in Ramle Prison, International Solidarity Movement
  • August 8, We renounce Israel rights,Irish Jewish
  • August 11, Pope: The coexistence of the Israeli and Palestinian peoples cannot be brought about by arms
  • August 12, Illegal Israeli Seizure of lands belonging to the Armenian Orthodox Patriarchate
  • August 13, The situation in the Holy Land,Bishop Younan Munib, Jerusalem
  • August 15, PopeCalls for an End to Attacks and Reprisals in Holy Land
  • August 22, Humanitarian Crisis is Topic of CMEP Letter to President , CMEP
  • August 30, U.N.: Palestinian Economy in Ruins
  • September 2, Gaza Community Mental Health Programme,A New School Year under the Occupation
  • September 2, World Council of Churchescalls for end to Israeli occupation, Palestinian suicide bombing
  • September 12, War on Terrorism Should Be Primarily Non-Military, Say U.S. Bishops
  • September 13, A letter on Iraq from Catholic Bishop Wilton Gregory, President of the US Conference
  • September 16, Iraq Letter from Church Leaders to Bush
  • September 21, INTERFAITH DECLARATION, Clergymen for Peace
  • September 23, VATICAN PAPER FAULTS ISRAELI CAMPAIGN AGAINST ARAFAT
  • September 30, Intifada a Catastrophe for Holy Land, Says Latin Patriarch
  • October 2, Speech of the Patriarch during the Student’s Meeting in Bethlehem
  • October 5, An Open Letter To Reverend Jerry Falwell, Bernard Sabella, Jerusalem
  • October 7, Franciscan Custody Unhappy with U.S. Vote on Jerusalem
  • October 7, URGENT MESSAGE/ HEADS OF CHURCHES IN JERUSALEM TO PRES. GEORGE BUSH
  • October 8, A message from the Church in Nablus (West Bank, Palestine), Symbol of many Palesrtinian cities
  • October 15,The unbearable life in Beit Sahour these days, Beit-Sahopur Minicipality
  • October 15, Press Release, Greek Orthodox Patriarchate, concerning the Housing project of Beit Sahour
  • October 18, Remarks of His Beatitude, Michel Sabbah, to the Holy Land Christian Ecumenical Foundation
  • October 19, The Episcopal Diocese of Rochester, resolution on the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict
  • October 23, Christian Leaders Harassed by Israeli Security Personnel
  • Octoebr 24, All Major Christian Denominations in Solidarity with Holy Land Christian, HCEF
  • October 25, Statements from Religious Leaders about Iraq
  • October 25,Final communiqué/ The Permanent Committee for the Alexandria Declaration
  • October 30,"A Legacy of Injustice" of Israeli Approaches to the Right  Health, PHR
  • October 30, Reporters Without Borders is publishing the first worldwide press freedom index
  • October 31, The Palestinian Church is also called to be an “axis of hope”, Lutheran Bishop of Jerusaem
  • November 4, Israel and the Occupied Territories, IDF violations, Amnesty International, RECOMENDED
  • November 4 FOURTH COMMITTEE TOLD OF CRISIS IN PALESTINIAN AID AGENCY, UN
  • November 6, Vatican,urging Christians to stay in Holy Land, donates $400K
  • November 6, The Impact of the Current Conflict on Youth, Episcopal Diocese of Jerusalem
  • November 13, Statement on Iraq, United States Conference of Catholic Bishops
  • November 15, Papal Envoy, Sign Of Peace In Holy Land, Vatican
  • November 15, Report on Jerusalem advocacy and US plan, Churches for Middle East Peace
  • Novemebr 21, International Solidarity Movement volunteer Dan O’Reilly-Rowe, Episcopal Church, Jerusalem
  • November 21, John Paul II Appeals for End to Mideast Violence, Vatican
  • November 21, What is theologically and morally wrong with suicide bombings?SABEEL
  • November 22, Palestinian Christians face ethnic cleansing, National Catholic Reporter
  • November 24, Israeli Army Impedes Catholics from Attending Mass at Basilica, Vatican
  • Novemebr 25, UN rejects Israeli account of British official's killing,
  • November 29, Urgent Appeal from Bethlehem District, The Municipality of Bethlehem
  • November 29, UN DAY OF SOLIDARITY with the Palestinian People
  • November 30, Prayer Request from theBishop of Jerusalem
  • December 1, Churches for Middle East Peace, An Advent Appeal for Peace in the Middle East
  • December 1, Jesuit University Disinvites Priest Lecturer on Zionism, VERY INTERESTING
  • December 2, Child killed and seventeen children, woman and elderly man injured in Jenin, LAW
  • December 3, U.N.Employees Send Israel Protest Petition
  • December 3, U.N. Approves 6 Resolutions on Israel
  • December 3, UNAssembly Pressures Israel on Mideast Conflict
  • Decemebr 6, UN: Two UNRWA workers among 10 killed in IDF raid on Gaza camp
  • December 6, Curfew Lifted in Bethlehem Area - Day 15, United Methodist Liaison - Jerusalem
  • December 10, UN SECRETARY-GENERALTELLS SECURITY COUNCIL PROTECTION OF CIVILIANS
  • December 11, Nobel winner Carter urges Israel to withdraw from territories
  • December 12, Israeli President Hears a Plea on Visit to Pope,Vatican
  • December 12, DEMAND ON SETTLMENTS MUST BE BUSH’S RESPONSE TO ISRAEL’S AID REQUEST,CMEP
  • December 13, ISRAEL PROMISES FREE ACCESS TO BETHLEHEM FOR CHRISTMAS, CWNES
  • December 14, Israel's policies on Palestinians imperil its soul, By Rev. Bruce Burnside,Lutheran
  • December 17, Eight Palestinians killed in Israeli raid were unarmed civilians, says UN inquiry
  • December 18, To our faithful and to all men and women of good will, Christmas Message,Patriarch Sabbah
  • December 19, Christmas message from Peace and Justice Commission - Jerusalem
  • December 21, Occupying time: Israeli soldiers and Palestinian youths, Jerusalem
  • December, 23, Sabeel’s 2002 Christmas Message, Jerusalem “Unto us a child is born”
  • December 23, Christmas greetings/World Vision Jerusalem in a land that appears to be a hopeless situation.
  • December 24, Christianity at Risk in the Holy Land, By William Hughes,a Baltimore attorney
  • December 24, Merry Christmas from a Missionary to the Holy Land
  • December 24, Bethlehem in the crosshairs,Interviewing Bethlehem
  • December 24, Bethlehem in the crosshairs, NCR
  • December 24, Christmas Eve 2002 - May Peace Prevail on Earth, Anglican Church of Jerusalem
  • December 25, Patriarch Sabbah, Christmas homily  2002, Bethlehem
  • December 27, VATICAN ENVOY RAPS ISRAEL STRATEGY AGAINST TERROR
  • December 31, REPORT ABOUT THE JUSTICE AND PEACEMARCH 31/12/02 IN BETHLEHEM


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