Respect status quo in Jerusalem - Pope says

Pope urges dialogue amid Jerusalem controversy

Pope urges dialogue amid Jerusalem controversy

6 at the Vatican.

Turkey's president Recep Tayyip Erdogan has warned to cut diplomatic ties with Israel if the United States recognises Jerusalem as its capital.

U.S. President Donald Trump has made clear his intention to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel and move the embassy there from its current position in Tel Aviv.

"My thought now goes to Jerusalem".

He issued a "heartfelt appeal" to the global community to ensure that "everyone is committed to respecting the status quo of the city, in accordance with the relevant resolutions of the United Nations". Francis emphasized that the Vatican has long supported the Bangladeshi people's desire to be an independent nation and their will to promote religious freedom.

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Pope Francis spoke to pilgrims in the Vatican's Paul VI Hall during his weekly general audience, during which he recounted the phases of his recent November 27-Dec.

The pope experienced first hand the consequences of war and conflict during his recent trip to Myanmar and Bangladesh.

Trump is expected to formally recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital and set in motion the relocation of the U.S. Embassy to the ancient city, senior U.S. officials said, a decision that upends decades of U.S. policy and risks fuelling violence in the Middle East.

Francis, former Pope Benedict and Pope John Paul II all visited Israel and Palestinian territories.

To conclude, Pope Francis thanked the president of Palestine, Mahmoud Abbas, for his attention to Christian communities and wished peace upon Palestine and the whole Middle East.

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According to the 1993 Israel-Palestinian Peace Accords, the final status of Jerusalem will be discussed in the late stages of the talks.

In an appeal at the end of his weekly general audience, Francis called for all to honour United Nations resolutions on the city, which is sacred to Jews, Christians and Muslims.

Advent is a time to be watchful and alert to the ways one strays from God's path, but also to signs of his presence in other people and in the beauty of the world, Pope Francis said.

The Pope made his comments on Wednesday during a previously scheduled meeting with a Palestinian delegation of religious and intellectual leaders.

Renewed conflict broke out in the Gaza Strip soon after.

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