Atallah Hanna attacks the ones who gave away Muslim and Christian endowments in Palestine

The Archbishop of Sebastia from the Greek Orthodox Patriarchate of Palestine, Atallah Hanna, attacked anyone who had accepted to give away Christian or Muslim Awqaf in Palestine, saying that the Christian endowments are “targeted” and that there is an attempt to marginalise the Christian presence in the Holy Land. During a meeting with a delegation of Orthodox parishioners in we also must, Hanna stressed that “we must all strive to preserve our spiritual, humanitarian, and national presence in this Holy Land…Those who sold off their properties and target our endowments are seeking to depreciate our historical presence in this holy land,” he said.
 
The Palestinian Archbishop said: “Our Christian endowment is targeted and disgraced, as is the case with our holy shrines and Islamic Awqaf. We are all targeted, and we are destined to turn into unwelcome guests in our holy city, while the Palestinian cannot be treated as a guest or a passerby in his city. Jerusalem is our city, our capital, our Qibla and the cradle of our spiritual, humanitarian, and national heritage”.
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