AN ECCLESIASTICAL DELEGATION VISITS THE TWO FAMILIES OF HANOUN AND AL-GAOUI IN SHEKH JARAH, THE ARAB NEIGHBORHOOD OF EAST JERUSALEM
Gregorian (5-9-2009) / Julian (23-9-2009).
On Saturday the 5th of September, a delegation representing the head of churches made a humanitarian visit to the two families of Hanoun and Al-Gaoui in Shekh Jarah, the Arab neighborhood on the road to Mount Scopus, whose houses were confiscated by the settlers.
The delegation consisted of Rev. Fr. Filoumenos representing His Beatitude Patriarch Theophilos III and the Orthodox Patriarchate, His Eminence Bishop Mouneeb Younan, representing the Lutheran Church, Rev. Fr. William Shomali representing the Latin patriarchate and Rrev. Fr. Michael Selerz coordinator of Head of Churches.
They offered to Hanoun and Al-Gaoui's families financial help.
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