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Israel's bishops promise renewed peace effort for Jewish New Year

CWN - September 17, 2012

In greetings to the people of Israel for the Jewish New Year, the Catholic bishops of the Holy Land have promised redoubled efforts to promote a lasting peace in the region.

The Catholic bishops, who have been holding their regular meeting this week, issued a statement encouraging the faithful "to work every day with greater courage and tenacity for justice and peace and for forgiveness and reconciliation."

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