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the Grinch wore a cassock

By Diogenes (bio - articles ) | Dec 24, 2006

Father Manuel Musallem, a pastor in Gaza, has called off Christmas Mass to protest the fighting between Palestinian factions.

Right. That'll fix 'em. You want them to stop fighting, so keep out the Prince of Peace. Got it.

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  • Posted by: Charles134 - Dec. 26, 2006 2:35 PM ET USA

    Well, that's the AP's take. Other sources suggest the Mass was cancelled due to fears for the Mass-goers' safety. The Church of the Nativity has been the site of hostage-taking, shoot-outs, assaults on the clergy, and widespread desecration and looting once before.

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