Statement from Cardinal Tobin on the Middle East conflict

“Let us join with our sisters and brothers in the Holy Land and throughout the world in fervent, heartfelt prayer for peace, justice and reconciliation. Let us work tirelessly to make peace with justice a reality in our hearts, our communities, and among all nations and peoples.”

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Related: Statement of U.S. Bishops’ International Justice and Peace Chairman Amidst Violence in the Holy Land

Related: The USCCB joins Cardinal Pierbattista Pizzaballa, Latin Patriarch of Jerusalem, and all the Ordinaries of the Holy Land in calling for a day of fasting, abstinence, and prayer on October 17th. Read Cardinal Pizzaballa’s statement at: