Comprehensive Agreement between the Holy See and the State of Palestine

Last January 2nd 2016 that the Comprehensive Agreement between the Holy See and the State of Palestine has come into full force.

The Comprehensive Agreement was signed by the Holy See and the State of Palestine on 26 June 2015. It "regards essential aspects of the life and activity of the Church in Palestine, while at the same time reaffirming the support for a negotiated and peaceful solution to the conflict in the region."

A joint statement released by the two parties stated that "The Agreement shall come into force when both Parties have notified each other in writing that the constitutional or internal requirements for the coming into force of the Agreement have been met."

Press Releases:Osservatorio Romano ; Radio Vaticano ; 

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