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Christian patriarchs protest radical effort to reconfigure Jerusalem

July 07, 2020

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CWN Editor's Note: The “status quo” that allows for peaceful coexistence among religious groups in Jerusalem’s Old City is being threatened, the Christian patriarchs of Jerusalem have warned, citing a campaign by radical Jewish groups to buy up real estate in traditionally Christian neighborhoods. The Church leaders’ protest—signed by 13 Christian leaders including Archbishop Pierbattista Pizzabella—responds to a controversial court ruling that allowed a sale of property belonging to the Greek Orthodox patriarchate.

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