Posts Tagged ‘Raphael Schutz’

Vatican official condemns Hamas attack, offers to mediate

Monday, October 16th, 2023
Hamas attack

Cardinal Pietro Parolin, the Vatican’s Secretary of State, strongly denounced the recent Hamas attack on Israel, labelling it as “inhuman”. “The release of Israeli hostages and the protection of innocent lives in Gaza are at the heart of the problem created by Hamas’ attack and the response of the Israeli army,” said Parolin. “They are Read more

Israel’s Vatican envoy says pope’s remarks on self-defence, hostages ‘fill a vacuum’

Monday, October 16th, 2023

Israel’s ambassador to the Vatican has voiced appreciation for Pope Francis’s recent remarks regarding the catastrophic surprise attack by Hamas, saying the pontiff’s call for the release of hostages and his insistence on the right to self-defence filled a “vacuum”. Raphael Schutz, who has served as Israel’s Ambassador to the Holy See since 2021, told Read more