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Christian patriarchs protest breaches of ‘status quo’ agreement on religious sites in Jerusalem

September 05, 2017

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CWN Editor's Note: The "status quo" is the agreement, dating back to the Ottoman Empire, that protects the existing arrangements of religious bodies in the Holy Land. Orthodox and Catholic leaders united in a statement protesting Israeli policy decisions that, they say, undermine the "laws, agreements, and regulations that have ordered our life for centuries."

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  • Posted by: Randal Mandock - Sep. 05, 2017 5:24 PM ET USA

    The assault against Christians in Israel seems to gain more ground year after year.