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Year in Review-January : Pope supports peace initiatives in the Middle East

Benedict XVI I would like to encourage the initiatives and efforts of all those people who, holding peace dear to their hearts, are seeking to help Israelis and Palestinians to agree to sit around a table and talk The new year also began in the midst of an economic crisis. During a meeting with the diplomatic corps, Benedict XVI said that founded ethics based on dignity needed to be promoted in each individual to overcome financial difficulties. On the other hand, 2009 had a good start regarding science, technology and communications. The Holy See and UNESCO teamed up to kick off the Year of Astronomy, organizing several events throughout the year on Galileo Galilei. And the Vatican launched its own Youtube channel, showing all of the Pope’s speeches, meetings and events. OS WP