Catholic bishops from Europe, North America plan annual trip to Holy Land
January 07, 2009
The London Times reports that a "high-power Vatican delegation" is visiting the Holy Land; the headline suggests that the diplomatic initiative is aimed to end the fighting in Gaza. As usual, the Times report is sensational and inaccurate. The "Vatican delegation" is actually a group of bishops from Europe and North America. The trip, a regular annual event, had been planned well in advance of the latest crisis in the Holy Land.
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