Israeli chief rabbinate forbids concessions to Vatican
Catholic World News - May 06, 2009
The Chief Rabbinate of Israel has ruled that a proposal to give the Vatican control over the major Christian shrines of the Holy Land is contrary to Jewish law, and demanded that any discussion of the proposal must cease. The ruling comes in response to reports that President Shimon Peres has given his support to the proposal, hoping to end a long impasse over the completion of a juridical accord to establish the rights of Catholic institutions in Israel.
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