Israel-Vatican deal on land use said imminent Deputy FM, in Rome, says agreement could be signed this year; Holy See to receive permission for two new churches
Deputy Foreign Minister Ze’ev Elkin was in Rome for high-level negotiations with Vatican officials over several outstanding land and building issues revolving around properties owned by the Holy See in Israel.
Elkin told the Hebrew daily that, after meeting with the Vatican negotiating team and then separately with Pope Francis I, he thought an agreement would be signed by the end of the year……[More]
It is very interesting to me, that while Iran will likely have maximized their bomb-making capacity by “the end of the year”, at about the same time that the Vatican expects to have ironed out some significant issues in Israeli/Vatican relations which stretch back as far as 1948, (and had only just begun to thaw out in…
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