Main church in Jerusalem closed due to taxes (25)

KUNA Kuwait News Agency 2018.02.25 17:34
RAMALLAH, Feb 25 (KUNA) - The Church of the Holy Sepulchre on Sunday was closed indefinitely to protest new Israeli taxes on churches and Christian properties. Patriarch Theophilos III of Jerusalem said at a news conference that the chief bishops of the churches in Jerusalem issued a joint statement affirming that the new fees constituted breach of international agreements and commitments that ensure churches' rights and prerogatives.
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