This week’s gallery includes images from the start of Ramadan, protests over the U.S. embassy in Jerusalem, and more.
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(RNS) — It was a shameful thing for evangelical pastors to be celebrating the opening of the embassy in Jerusalem while the Israeli army was killing dozens of Palestinian protesters.
(RNS) — The decision to update American policy regarding the holy city was both right and righteous.
(RNS) — Many American evangelicals cheered because they understood the United States' recognition of Jerusalem as the 'once and eternal' capital of Israel as a fulfillment of biblical prophecy.
(AP) — Senate candidate Mitt Romney of Utah says a prominent Baptist minister shouldn’t be giving the prayer that opens the U.S. Embassy in Jerusalem because he’s a 'religious bigot.'
(RNS) — Some evangelical Christian leaders have greeted it as the beginning of a final battle between good and evil, writes Matthew Gabriele. (COMMENTARY)
JERUSALEM (AP) — Large crowds of worshippers across the Muslim world staged anti-U.S. marches, some stomping on posters of Donald Trump or burning American flags in the largest outpouring of anger yet at the U.S. president's recognition of bitterly...
(The Conversation) — For many of President Trump’s evangelical supporters this is a key step in the progression of events leading to the second coming of Jesus.
JERUSALEM (RNS) — The president made the declaration despite world leaders' warnings that the move would further incite an already volatile region and make it harder to restart peace talks between Israelis and Palestinians.
(RNS) — Trump's announcement on Wednesday (Dec. 6) followed days of speculation and concern from many that such a move could lead to violence and quash hopes for a U.S.-backed Mideast peace plan. Many religious leaders echoed that concern, while...
WASHINGTON (AP) — He also for the first time personally endorsed the concept of a "two-state solution" for Israel and the Palestinians, provided both sides agree to it.
JERUSALEM (AP) — Any recognition of Israel's control over the city will be welcomed by Israel and be popular with pro-Israel evangelical Christian voters who make up a key part of Trump's base. But it could also trigger violence in the region and...
VATICAN CITY (AP) — Francis said he was 'profoundly concerned' about recent developments concerning Jerusalem and declared the city a unique and sacred place for Christians, Jews and Muslims that has a 'special vocation for peace.'
(RNS) — Jerusalem is holy. That should be enough for us.
VATICAN CITY (RNS) The U.S. Embassy in Rome, identified St. Peter’s Basilica as a potential target for terrorists.