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Israeli Settlers Burn Greek Orthodox Church Land In Jerusalem

Monday April 29, 2013 00:35 by Saed Bannoura – IMEMC News Sunday evening April 28, 2013, a group of extremist Israeli settlers burnt a land that belongs to the Greek Orthodox Church in Wadi Hilweh, in Silwan town, in occupied East Jerusalem. File – Wadhi Hilweh Information Center The Wadi Hilweh Information Center reported that […]

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More zionist crimes against Christianity: Settlers raise Israeli flag over West Bank church

Maan News Agency | April 19, 2013 RAMALLAH (Ma’an) — Israeli settlers on Friday took over a monastery in a village near Ramallah and raised an Israeli flag over the building. Priest Aziz Raei told Ma’an that Israeli settlers used force to occupy the monastery and its adjacent chapel in al-Taybeh, a Christian village in […]

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Palestinian Christians Face Greater Restrictions This Easter

Lena Odgaard for Al-Monitor Palestine Pulse | March 30, 2013 Thousands of Christians from across the globe are flocking to Jerusalem to follow the footsteps of Jesus during the Easter festivities. But while pilgrims from Africa, Asia, the US and Europe can easily spend the most important Christian holiday in the historic city, Christian Palestinians […]

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Photos | Celebrating Easter in Palestine

March 29, 2013 Special Topic | Zionist Crimes against Christianity In Media March 29, 2013 | Thousands of Egyptian Christians headed to Jerusalem for Easter – Egypt Independent Photography Click on the pictures below to see the albums with beautiful photography More pictures in the Gallery – Images | الصور

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Ashrawi slams lack of permits for Christians on Palm Sunday

Maan News Agency | March 24, 2013 BETHLEHEM (Ma’an) — PLO official Hanan Ashrawi on Sunday criticized a reported shortage of Israeli-issued permits for Christian communities in the West Bank to visit holy sites in Jerusalem, a statement said. Parishes in Bethlehem and Ramallah only received 30 to 40 percent of requested permits to visit […]

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Obama in the West Bank: Map of Palestine Removed From Entrance of Jesus Place of Birth

Kawther Salam | March 22, 2013 The Palestinian Authority has spent thousands of the donation dollars meant for poor Palestinians to raise US flags and impose new repressive measures in Ramallah and Bethlehem, were the centres of the cities were closed and restrictive controls were imposed on the movement of all Palestinians. Several thousands of […]

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QUICK FACTS: Palestinian Christians, Bethlehem & East Jerusalem

IMEU, Mar 21, 2013 Palestinian Christians Today, there are roughly 200,000 Palestinian Christians in the Holy Land, descendants of some of the oldest Christian communities in the world. The majority of Palestinian Christians are Greek Orthodox, with smaller numbers of Roman Catholics, Armenian Orthodox, Copts, Episcopalians, Ethiopian Orthodox, Greek Catholics, Lutherans, Maronites, Syrian Orthodox, and […]

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Jordan condemns alleged deal between Israel and Vatican over Jerusalem

MEMO | Febr 15, 2013 Jordan’s Minister of Endowment and Islamic Sanctuaries and Affairs, Dr. Abdul Salam Al-Abbadi, has condemned reports by Israeli newspapers which assert that a historic deal between Israel’s Undersecretary of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Vatican Representative in the Holy Land was ratified on the 29th of the last […]

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Kassis: Israeli occupation army incites against Christians

[ PIC 11/02/2013 – 09:15 PM ] NAZARETH, (PIC)– A Palestinian Christian group accused the occupation army of promoting cheap propaganda against Christians in the Palestinian territories occupied in 1948, after broadcasting a picture showing a Christian officer in Maintenance Corps of the occupation army. The picture was broadcasted by the Israeli occupation army spokesman […]

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Catholic bishops slam Israel separation barrier

A group of eight Roman Catholic bishops from Europe and North America have promised to press their governments to take position against Israel’s separation barrier in the Israel-occupied Palestinian territory of the West Bank. PressTV | Jan 11, 2012 “In the Cremisan Valley we heard about legal struggles to protect local people’s lands and religious […]

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Bishops Visit Suffering and Vulnerable People in the Holy Land

PNN English | Jan 7, 2013 Bishops from across Europe and North America this week will be visiting refugees in Jordan from the Syrian conflict along with other suffering and vulnerable people and communities in the Holy Land as the focus of this year’s Holy Land Co-ordination schedualed (5-10 January 2013). The 13th meeting of […]

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Farawna: “Palestinian Christians, Partners In Struggle, Pain And Captivity”

Monday January 07, 2013 12:55 by Saed Bannoura – IMEMC & Agencies Former political prisoner, a Palestinian researcher specialized in detainee’s affairs, Abdul-Nasser Farawna, wished all Palestinian Christians a Merry Christmas and a happy new year, and stated that Palestinian Christians are partners in the struggle against the occupation, working with their Muslim brothers and […]

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PHOTOS | Orthodox Christians Celebrate Christmas in Palestine (Jan 6, 2013)

Photos by WAFA Jan 7, 2013 | Farawna: “Palestinian Christians, Partners In Struggle, Pain And Captivity” – IMEMC Special Topic | Zionist Crimes against Christianity Fact Sheet | Palestinian Christians in the Holy Land | by @TheIMEU Religion Under Siege | Dec 18, 2012 | Christmas in Gaza: Israeli Military to Allow “Some” Gaza Christians […]

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Israel Still Ban Christmas Trees in Nazareth ~ by Jonathan Cook

By Jonathan Cook on 12/24/2012 | Sabbah Report The terror lurking in a Christmas tree Israel tries to ban non-Jewish celebrations Israel’s large Palestinian minority is often spoken of in terms of the threat it poses to the Jewish majority. Palestinian citizens’ reproductive rate constitutes a “demographic timebomb”, while their main political programme – Israel’s […]

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#Christmas in #Palestine | Bethlehem celebrates Christmas Eve

Dec 24, 2012 | Maan News Agency BETHLEHEM (Ma’an) — Thousands of scouts, tourists and locals will celebrate Christmas Eve in the historic city of Bethlehem on Monday, gathering outside Nativity Church. The city has been decorated and a huge tree is standing in Manger Square, with thousands of colorful lights and a 150 centimeter […]

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