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July 26, 2005
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Israel was outraged by a sermon by Pope Benedict which did not list it among countries that have suffered from Islamic terrorism. The Foreign Ministry in Jerusalem summoned the Vatican ambassador to express outrage at a sermon Sunday in which the pontiff deplored suicide bombings in Egypt, Turkey, Iraq and Britain but did not mention a recent Palestinian attack that killed five Israelis in Netanya.

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