Controversial Israeli law excludes non-Jews, Latin Patriarchate says

Jerusalem, Jul 31, 2018 / 05:06 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- A recently-adopted Israeli law that strongly affirmed the country’s link with the Jewish people and avoided mention of non-Jews wrongly excluded the non-Jewish population, the Latin Patriarchate of Jerusalem has said.

“It is beyond conception that a law with constitutional effect ignores an entire segment of the population, as if its members never existed,” the Latin patriarchate said July 30. “The law might not have practical effects, yet it sends an unequivocal signal to the Palestinian citizens of Israel, to the effect that in this country they are not at home.”

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