Pope calls for 'status quo' of Jerusalem to be respected

Recognizing the Rights of All People is Important: Pope

Trump is due on Wednesday to recognise 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 further violence in the Middle East.

Palestinians and Arab leaders across the region have criticized President Trump's decision, which includes a plan to move the US embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem.

Trump stated, on Tuesday, that the United States will recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, but did not mention whether the Middle Eastern country's US embassy would be moved from Tel Aviv to the "new" lead city. numerous speculative reports suggest that the American head of state will establish Jerusalem's only embassy.

"At the same time, I would like to make a heartfelt appeal for everyone's commitment to respect the city's status quo, in conformity with the pertinent United Nations resolutions", Pope Francis said to his weekly general audience.

The pope spoke by telephone to Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas about the crisis on Tuesday.

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He asked Congress president Sonia Gandhi and vice president Rahul Gandhi to take a stand on the Ramjanamabhoomi matter. It would have been better had the prime minister been more careful and checked the facts before saying so in public.

The Pope has described Jerusalem as "a unique city, sacred to Jews, Christians, and Muslims".

The pontiff added that maintaining the status quo was important "in order to avoid adding new elements of tension to an already volatile world that is wracked by so many cruel conflicts".

The leader of the Catholic Church said he "cannot keep silent" about the brewing conflict over Jerusalem's status.

The Vatican and the Palestinians plan to create a permanent working group on interfaith issues.

"It is a matter of having an understanding gaze to recognize both the misery and poverty of individuals and societies, but also to recognize the riches hidden in the little things of daily life precisely where God has put them", he said.

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Jerusalem remains at the core of the Israel-Palestine conflict, with Palestinians hoping that East Jerusalem - now occupied by Israel - might eventually serve as the capital of a future Palestinian state.

He noted how his November 27-30 visit to Burma marked the first time a pope has ever traveled to the country, which took place just months after the Holy See established full diplomatic relations with the nation in May.

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

The Vatican signed its first treaty with the "State of Palestine" the following year.

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