The BBC corrects a report claiming the Pope called Mahmoud Abbas an “angel of peace,” following a complaint by our Watchdog of the Week, Stephen Franklin.
The BBC claims the Pope called PA President Mahmoud Abbas “an angel of peace” despite its own 2015 report clarifying that this wasn’t the case.
The Temple Mount is Judaism’s holiest site.
According to The Independent: Today, Palestinian activists were scathing about the Pope’s plans to make the first visit by a pontiff to the tomb of Theodor Herzl, the founder of Zionism, the political movement that established Israel and displaced the Palestinians. As a political movement and an ideology, Zionism was neither about, nor was responsible for, displacing Palestinians. It…