The Catholic Church isn’t shy about its opinion on the Israeli-Palestine conflict.(zepperwing/iStockphoto)
The Catholic Church isn’t shy about its opinion on the Israeli-Palestine conflict.
(zepperwing/iStockphoto)

Why Does the Vatican Want a Palestinian State?

Its support is not what it seems.
 

Much of the world seems to want the Palestinians to have a state of their own. In September 2011, it looked like they had some momentum for their cause. Most of the international community expressed symbolic support for a Palestinian bid for statehood at the United Nations.

Of all the supporters, though, one stands out as being especially intriguing: the Roman Catholic Church.

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