Striking workers return to Israeli foreign ministry, easing concerns on planning for papal visit
Catholic World News - April 03, 2014
Workers in Israel’s foreign ministry have ended a strike, easing concerns about the May visit to the Holy Land by Pope Francis.
The Israeli diplomats’ strike had slowed preparations for the papal visit in that country. Although Vatican officials had consistently said that the trip would go ahead as planned, there were worries about the details of advance planning for events scheduled in Israel, especially official meetings with government officials.
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