Jerusalem patriarch’s Christmas message surveys Middle East situation

Jerusalem, Israel, Dec 27, 2012 / 04:11 am (CNA/EWTN News).- The Latin Patriarch of Jerusalem, Archbishop Fouad Twal, has issued a Christmas message that both laments the violence and refugee situation in the Middle East and calls on Christians to live out their faith.“The joy of Christmas is overshadowed by the staggering violence in Syria,” he said Dec. 20.He noted the Catholic Church’s work to assist 250,000 Syrian refugees in Jordan, saying this shows the Church is … [Read more...]


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