The Vatican, in a highly unusual move, summoned both the US and Israeli ambassadors to express the Holy See’s concern about Israel’s moves to extend its sovereignty to Jewish settlements and the Jordan Valley in the West Bank.
The enemies of Israel and the Jewish people are very much against the annexation of portions of the West Bank and Gaza Strip, places known as Judea and Samaria in the bible. There is perhaps no greater enemy of Israel and the Jews than the Roman Catholic Church, who has been persecuting them for the past 1,700 years. After WWII and the fall of Germany, it was the Vatican that helped thousands of Nazi officers and concentration camp guards to escape through the aptly-named ‘rat lines’ into Switzerland and Argentina.
“But, The LORD liveth, that brought up the children of Israel from the land of the north, and from all the lands whither he had driven them: and I will bring them again into their land that I gave unto their fathers. Behold, I will send for many fishers, saith the LORD, and they shall fish them; and after will I send for many hunters, and they shall hunt them from every mountain, and from every hill, and out of the holes of the rocks.” Jeremiah 16:15,16 (KJB)
The fact that Rome is getting involved shows me that annexation is exactly the right thing that Israel should be doing, the Jews need to have control of Judea in order to fulfill Matthew 24:18, and so they shall. You think watching the Super Bowl is exciting? That tawdry circus pales in comparison to the true excitement of watching end times bible prophecy being fulfilled before our very eyes! Take your best shot, Jorge Bergoglio, you won’t stop what God has decreed to be so.
The WAR is real, the BATTLE hot, and TIME is short…to the FIGHT!
Vatican summons US, Israeli envoys over annexation moves
FROM THE JERUSALEM POST: A Vatican statement on Wednesday said meetings with Cardinal Pietro Parolin, the Vatican’s secretary of state, and US Ambassador Callista Gingrich and Israeli Ambassador Oren David, took place on Tuesday. A senior diplomatic source told Reuters that Parolin met the two envoys separately, a detail which was not clear in the Vatican statement.
It said Parolin, the Vatican’s top diplomat, expressed “the concern of the Holy See regarding possible unilateral actions that may further jeopardize the search for peace between Israelis and Palestinians, as well as the delicate situation in the Middle East”.
Israeli leaders decided in May that cabinet and parliamentary deliberations on extending Israeli sovereignty to Jewish settlements and the Jordan Valley in the West Bank, in coordination with Washington, could begin as of July 1.
But with no agreement with Washington yet on the modalities of the move under a peace proposal announced by U.S. President Donald Trump in January, and talks with the White House still underway, no cabinet session was scheduled for Wednesday.
The Vatican statement reiterated its position in support of a two state solution, saying “Israel and the State of Palestine have the right to exist and to live in peace and security, within internationally recognized borders”.
The Vatican appealed to Israelis and Palestinians to do everything possible to reopen the process of direct negotiations on the basis of UN resolutions.
Palestinians seek the West Bank for a future state. In a show of Palestinian unity, some 3,000 people in the Gaza Strip, including members of the mainstream Fatah party and the rival Hamas group that runs the enclave, protested against annexation.READ MORE
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