Digging up the roots

  • January 5, 2024

Dave Szollosy’s article “Pilgrims seeking peace register their voice” in The Catholic Register showed equal concern for both sides in the Israel-Hamas war.

He accurately states the “murderous attack of Oct. 7” by Hamas didn’t “emerge from a vacuum.” The roots of this conflict date back to the founding of Israel in 1948, which resulted in the displacement of 800,000 Palestinians.

Now there’s a worldwide call for the formation of an independent Palestinian state. There will be no peaceful resolution to this conflict without the two-state solution.

Claudio Ceolin


(How “two” when Hamas wants no part of Israel? – the Editor)

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