Israeli president denounces attacks on Christians as ‘unacceptable’

Israeli president denounces attacks on Christians as ‘unacceptable’ Holy Land Christians protest outside the Stella Maris Carmelite monastery in Haifa, Israel, against what they say are insufficient actions by the Israeli police in blocking some members of the Breslov ultra-orthodox sect who began arriving at the monastery in early May, claiming it is a Jewish holy site. Photo: OSV News/Debbie Hill

Israeli President Isaac Herzog denounced the increasing violence against Christians in Israel during a visit August 9 to the Stella Maris Carmelite Monastery in Haifa. President Herzog was accompanied by Israel Police Inspector General Yaakov Shabtai and emphasised Israel’s commitment to the full protection of freedom of religion and worship. He met with patriarchs and…

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