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Re: Orthodox Mission in Jerusalem

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  • ptomac_belgorod
    ... rumour ... opportunity ... Palestinians ... communities. ... and ... though I ... I would like to thank you for your information. It is something I worry
    Message 1 of 3 , Mar 19, 2002
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      --- In orthodox-synod@y..., "Rd. Constantine Wright" <constans@a...>
      wrote:
      > On Sat, 9 Mar 2002, ptomac_belgorod wrote:
      >
      > > I hate to get off of the topic, but is there any truth to the
      rumour
      > > that Palestinians who are Orthodox are being denied the
      opportunity
      > > to attend their Churches???
      >
      > Yes. The Isreaelis close the borders so that the Orthodox
      Palestinians
      > living in the Occupied Territories cannot worship in their
      communities.
      > See several of the news articles at
      >
      > http://www.angelfire.com/zine/rocanews
      >
      > > I have read where Orthodox Churches have been damaged by troops
      and
      > > others killed. But I have yet to find out anything concrete about
      > > religious restrictions.
      >
      > Several Orthodox clergy have been killed in Israeli crossfire,
      though I
      > don't think they were deliberately targeted.
      >
      > In Christ,
      > Rd. Constantine
      >

      I would like to thank you for your information.
      It is something I worry about.
      I do not like violence on either side and I pray the killing stops.

      YOURS IN CHRIST

      Gerry Thomas - CANADA
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