Dec. 24, 2005 : CBC News: ("Pope Benedict offered a special prayer for an end to violence in the Middle East, as he marked his first Christmas in the Vatican.")
Dec. 3, 2005 : MSNBC News: (Palestinian Leader Abbas told Benedict: "You will be welcome in Jerusalem & all the holy places..."; Abbas also said Benedict "can carry out a decisive role for peace...."
Nov. 16, 2005 : Catholic Insight News: ("Pope Benedict is continuing the steps towards building deeper religious relations between Christians & Jews."; "....Prime Minister Sharon sent the Pope a letter calling him "a true friend of Israel" & inviting him to visit the Holy Land.")
Oct. 28, 2005 : Pope Benedict: "....as we look over four decades of fruitful contacts between the Church & the Jewish People, we need to renew our commitment to the work that yet remains to be done." "The Jewish - Christian dialogue must continue to enrich & deepen the bonds of friendship which have developed." (Benedict).
April 21, 2005 : Jordan Times News: ("King Abdullah...welcomed the election of Pope Benedict.."; "Christian & political leaders in the Middle East....look to new Pope Benedict XVI to press on with his much-admired predecessor's policy of promoting peace & dialogue between faiths.")
Jan. 18, 2005 : News: Israel Insider (API) ("the largest Vatican audience granted by a Pope to Jewish represe- sentatives. The gathering was organized to thank the pope for his work to better relations between Roman Catholics & Jews.")
June 5, 2003 : Catholic Herald : ("Vatican City : ....the Pope detailed the Vatican's vision of lasting regional peace, including independent & sovereign Israeli & Palestinian states, to Israel's new ambassador to the Vatican....; The Vatican sees solving the conflict as the top priority in achieving regional peace.....".)
June 3, 2003 : Catholic World News : ("Meeting the new Israeli ambassador to the Holy See yesterday.... Pope voiced his approval for the renewed peace talks....."
January 1, 2003 : CBS News : ("Pope John Paul II opened new year...by pleading for an end to the conflict in the Middle East...."; "Last month, the pope issued a more elaborate & critical message taking political leaders in the Middle East to task for failing the people of the region.")
May 4, 2001 : CNN News : ("Pope John Paul II is to appeal for peace in the Middle East during Historic visit to Syria......".)
February 24, 2001 : Daily Catholic News : ("The need for peace in the Middle East was the main topic of discussion..."; "....the Holy See reiterated the need to put an immediate end to all forms of violence in the region, in order to dedicate all possible attention & efforts to achieve a real & just peace....".)
January 19, 1996 : Jewish News Weekly : ("Pope John Paul II last weekend rejoiced in the progress of Middle East peace, but warned that differences over the status of Jerusalem could jeopardize the peace process."; "....the Pope reiterated the Vatican position that Jerusalem should be a unique, multi-religious entity.").
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January 1, 2006 / Media Corp News : ("Pope has called on the United Nations....to promote....world peace...".)
October 5, 1995 / CNN NEWS : Pope John Paul II speaks to the General Assembly of the United Nations (in New York) as it marked its 50th anniversary; "John Paul's first UN speech was made 16 years ago (in 1979)......".
Oct. 1, 2005 : Times Online News:
*See graph : Signing of 7 year Agreement
"Pope prays for peace in Mideast now, not tomorrow"
"Vatican (Benedict) Working Behind Scenes to Help Broker Mideast Peace" [ inactivated news page ]
"Pope (Benedict) calls for Mideast Peace"
Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert asks Italy to take Lead in UN force (in the Mideast); " Rome Agrees to lead UN Force "
The last time Italy placed military troops in or near the Holy Land was 2000 years ago when the Roman Empire destroyed Jerusalem's temple in 70 AD. Today, Rome, Italy is rising again in its End Time role as a revived old Roman Empire with its modern-day "Caesar" at its helm, as scriptures predict.
Italian Peacekeeping armor pours into Lebanon (in the Mideast)
Prophetical News / European Union :
September 4, 2006 / FOX NEWS :
"Pope (Benedict) renews appeal for peace in Mideast"
"Vatican seeks 2-state Solution to Israel-Palestine conflict"
Abbas & Benedict / Dec.2005
"Pope Declares day of Peace for Mideast Peace" [Benedict calls for "reasonable & responsible negotiations to begin..." ]
"Israel PM (Olmert) meets Pope (Benedict) at Vatican..." [ "Olmert invited the Pope to visit Israel..." ; "Pope Benedict & Olmert talked about Middle East issues..." ]
"Pope urges Mid-East peace" [ "called for fresh efforts to bring peace to Mideast..."; "...Reiterates his desire to visit the Holy Land" ]
"Pope Calls for Middle East Peace Accord" [ asks for "insistent prayer that the day of peace arrives as soon as possible to this (Mideast) region." ]
"Pope Calls on Christians, Jews for Peace" [ Benedict with Israel's Chief Rabbi : "... whenever the Pope would like to come to Israel, we will welcome him warmly..." ]
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"Pope Urges Mideast Peace Talks"
"Pope Urges Shimon Peres [New Israel Pres.] to Promote [Mideast] Peace"
"Peres [Israel Pres] to Meet with Pope.......next month" [ ".... Pope invited Peres RE: .... peace process in the Middle East." ]
Benedict - On his throne / 2007
"Pope Meets Israel's Peres [ Israel Prime Minister ] " [ "....an international push for peace in the Middle East..." ]
Peres: 'Pope (Benedict) would like to Visit Holy Land Next Year ('07) ' [Sr. Israel Politician Shimon Peres "renewed Israel's standing invitation for a Papal visit..."; Peres: "...I do believe his visit could have a positive impact on the peace process." ]
"Pope (Benedict) meets Olmert..." [ Olmert invited the Pope to visit Israel saying: "his (Benedict's) very presence would increase peace in Israel." ]
Pope Benedict XVI Calls for Peaceful Solution to Middle East turmoil
Pope Calls for End to Conflicts [in Middle East]
Pope urges Catholics, Jews to help forge Mideast Peace
Pope Urges Israel to Ease Palestinian suffering... [ 'Clearly, these matters can only be addressed within the wider context of the Middle East peace process. ' / Benedict XVI
Pope Hopes to visit Holy Land ".....I pray that certain signs of peace...may soon be put into effect." "I appeal to the leaders of nations that the Middle East may be offererd its longed- for peace....."
United States / April 2008
the False Prophet and the
Chapter 7 S igning of a 7 year A greement
[ most recent dates first ]
[ triggers the End Time 7 year Tribulation period ]
MAJOR END TIME PROPHECY ABOUT TO BE FULFILLED: Daniel 9:27
Benedict XVI / Israel's Shimon Peres
Israel's Prime Minister 'Peres, Pope Benedict XVI Discuss Mideast Peace Efforts Near Rome' [ Pope: '....the time seems particularly favorable....' for peace / Peres renewed invitation to Benedict to visit the Holy Land ' ]
Pope Benedict XVI Will Visit Holy Land in 2009 [ '....planned for 2nd week in May, 2009 .....' / 'formally invited by Israeli President Shimon Peres...' / Benedict 'hopes that visit would foster (Mideast) peace .....' ]
Holy See [Vatican - Pope] and Israel Delegation Speeds Up Work Ahead of Pope's Visit to Holy Land [ '....packed agenda is intended to....accelerate the talks and con- clude the Agreement at the earliest opportunity.' / Work is aimed at the 'achievement of the mutually desired accord.' ]
Pope Benedict XVI Calls for Middle East Peace [ prayed for end to conflict between Israel - Palestinians...... 'so borders can be opened.' ]
Pope Benedict Appeals for Peace in Gaza, Calls for Peace and Justice in the Holy Land ----- Urges Dialogue [ Pope's Holy Land visit planned for May 2009 ]
Pope Benedict XVI Expresses Solidarity with Jews [ Israeli Ambassador: 'Pope is welcome in the Holy Land today, as he was welcomed yesterday......' ]
Benedict XVI Prepares for Holy Land Visit in May '09 [ confirms plans to Jewish Delegation ] [ 'The Promised Land Awaits Your Arrival' - Rabbi to Pope ]
Pope Confirms Israel Visit in early May '09 [ Israel Pres. Shimon Peres: 'the Pope will be an honored guest...; His visit will be a moving and important event bringing peace and hope.' ]
Benedict XVI: Dialogue with Jews Necessary [ 'May my visit (to Israel / Mideast in May '09) help so that..... Jews, Christians and Muslims live in harmony and peace in the Holy Land.' ]
Pope Calls for Israeli - Palestinian Peace [ looks for '..... A Future of Overall Security and Peaceful Co-Existence.' - Next: Pope's trip to Holy Land in May ]
Israel - Vatican Step Up Pace of Diplomatic Discussions [ '...talks have stepped up dramatically in the months leading up to the Papal Visit to Israel. ' ]
Pope Seeks Control of Holy Land Sites in Israel [ ' .....Israel President Shimon Peres is in favor.....of relinquishing the sites.....' ]
Pope Benedict says Catholic Church can Help Bring Peace to Mideast [ begins his tour of Mideast - ISRAEL ]
Benedict XVI : Re-states Appeal for End to Holy Land Conflict [ '.....pledges Catholic Church's continued support... ' ]