Le site de la Fondation franciscaine pour la Terre Sainte publie une interview, en anglais, du Custode de Terre Sainte.
« (CNS, By Cindy Wooden) Although Christians, Muslims and Jews have struggled for hundreds of years to live peacefully alongside each other in the Middle East, ‘we have never seen the kind of ‘religious cleansing’ we are witnessing today,’ said the head of the region’s Franciscans.
‘All religious communities must raise their voices against this abomination’ being carried out, particularly in Iraq and Syria, by terrorists calling themselves the Islamic State, said Franciscan Father Pierbattista Pizzaballa, Custos of the Holy Land.
Speaking in Rimini, Italy, Aug. 24 at an international meeting sponsored by the Communion and Liberation movement, Father Pizzaballa said political, economic and probably military intervention will be needed to protect the Christian and other minority communities of the Middle East.
However, he added, their survival ultimately will depend on the courage and willingness of the region’s inhabitants to love and protect one another. […] »
La suite sur le site de la Fondation franciscaine pour la Terre Sainte.