Netanyahu submit to the Pope as shepherd and “his Holiness”

“To his Holiness Pope Franciscus, a great shepherd of our common heritage.” These are the words of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.  The Israeli leader wrote this on the inside cover of the book, he gifted Pope Francis. Netanyahu’s father, Benzion Netanyahu, was an Israeli historian who died last year. A Zionist activist who opposed… Read More Netanyahu submit to the Pope as shepherd and “his Holiness”

Sara Netanyahu: “We can hardly wait for the Pope”

The prime minister’s wife, repeated the invitation. “We’re expecting you, we can’t wait”. Israeli media quoted Sara Netanyahu as telling the pontiff after the meeting. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu had a 25-minute audience with Pope Francis at the Vatican on Monday, the first meeting between the two leaders. Netanyahu presented the pontiff with a… Read More Sara Netanyahu: “We can hardly wait for the Pope”

Media attacks Obama’s “Soviet-style” publicity policy

Major media organizations protest against being shut out of president’s events in favour of official photographer. Barack Obama’s White House has been accused of producing Soviet-style propaganda by press photographers who are furious at being denied access to the US president. Mr Obama’s aides routinely block independent photographers from capturing him at work, before distributing… Read More Media attacks Obama’s “Soviet-style” publicity policy

Dylan bells the Nazi past of the Croatian Catholics

Bob Dylan has been placed under judicial investigation in France for allegedly provoking ethnic hatred of Croats. It follows a legal complaint lodged by a Croat association in France over a 2012 interview Dylan gave to Rolling Stone magazine. In the interview he allegedly compared the relationship between Jews and Nazis to that of Serbs… Read More Dylan bells the Nazi past of the Croatian Catholics