Tuesday, May 05, 2009

The Pope’s trip to Jerusalem

Trembling before the Pope

Ha'aretz

Four days before Pope Benedict XVI embarks on his trip to the Holy Land, the Latin Patriarch in Jerusalem, Fouad Twal, is one of the most worried people in the Middle East. In an exclusive interview with Haaretz yesterday, Twal concluded with a personal confession.   ..More..........

Pope Benedict must be a 'penitent pilgrim' on Jerusalem visit

guardian.co.uk, Tuesday 5 May 2009 18.49 BST

Papal blunders broadcast divided message on antisemitism, say theologians The Pope's trip to Jerusalem must not be about damage control but humility and penitence, theologians and academics said today before his inaugural visit to the city. . More..........