Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu clearly wasn’t pleased either: he was so nettled that he even argued with the Pope about what language Jesus spoke.
Well, Bibi will face no such static when he receives a royal welcome at the “Christians United For Israel” conference in Washington this July. The group, led by longtime anti-Catholic Pastor John Hagee, believes that U.S. support for a united Israel is a necessary precursor of the Second Coming.
Speaking of which, this was Francis’ first trip to the Holy Land. I doubt that Bibi is looking forward to the second one.
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