Vatican envoy, local Church leaders slam Israeli police’s use of force at reporter’s funeral
May 17, 2022
CWN Editor's Note: Patriarch Pierbattista Pizzaballa, the Latin Patriarch of Jerusalem, deplored the use of force by Israeli police during the funeral of Shireen Abu Akleh, a Catholic and leading regional journalist who was killed on May 11.
Father Thomas Grysa, the Holy See’s chargé d’affaires in Israel, also decried the actions of Israeli police.
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