In a special appeal Wednesday, Pope Francis made known his worry and sadness over escalating violence in the Holy Land, while wishing Muslims a fruitful season of Ramadan.
War begets war, violence begets violence.”
The pope then proceeded to express his well wishes to Muslims who tomorrow begin the holy season of Ramadan.
“I offer my heartfelt best wishes for the month of Ramadan that will begin tomorrow,” Francis said.
Tens of thousands of Palestinians reportedly gathered on the edges of the fenced-off and blockaded territory on Monday in a Hamas-organized protest.