Pence Roots Administration’s Support for Israel in Faith

Religion News Service’s Lauren Markoe reports, “Vice President Mike Pence told evangelical supporters of Israel that God had a hand in creating the state of Israel and that his support for the country is rooted in his faith.” Speaking at the summit of Christians United for Israel on Monday, Pence said, “Indeed, though Israel was built by human hands it is impossible not to sense that just beneath its history lies the hand of heaven.” Christians United for Israel, led by evangelical megachurch pastor John Hagee, recognizes itself as the largest pro-Israel organization in the U.S.

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