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March 7, 2006
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The United States is prepared to use “all tools” to deal with Iran’s nuclear threat, the U.S. ambassador to the United Nations said. “If the pursuit of nuclear weapons by a state whose leader calls for another to be ‘wiped off the map’ is not considered a threat, then what is?” John Bolton said Sunday, addressing the American Israel Public Affairs Committee’s annual conference.

The Vatican publicly forgave an Israeli family arrested for detonating fireworks in a Nazareth church. Haim Eliahu Havivi and his Christian wife, Violette, and their daughter entered the Basilica of the Annunciation last Friday with a baby stroller loaded with firecrackers and gas canisters. Father Pierbattista Pizzaballa, the Vatican’s representative for holy sites in Israel, met with the Havivi family Monday afternoon.

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