Pope Francis gets involved in Israel/Palestine conflict

As always, we learn something in class and voila it pops up in the news a few days later!


During Pope Francis’ first visit to the Holy Land he spent a few moments in quiet prayer at the Israeli separation wall and made an appeal to both sides to finally end the conflict.

Whilst learning a unit about Pilgrimage students have been studying Jerusalem as a pilgrimage site for Christians, Muslims and Jews. We debated who had a greater right to the territory though recognising this is a topic which needed more than a couple of lessons for us to truly understand and hold opinions on. Banksy’s art work on the Israeli partition wall always raises interest…

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