Arab Christians among Middle East's Most Oppressed
McAteer, Michael, Anglican Journal
TWO THOUSAND years after Christ's birth, Arab Christians see themselves as a beleaguered community, abandoned by the outside Christian world, facing extinction. They fear the Holy Land could become a museum for tourists bereft of Christianity as a living religion. As the Holy Land prepares to host a record number of pilgrims this millennium year, they plead that they not be ignored or bypassed.
"The most important thing for Christian visitors is to express solidarity with their Christian brothers and sisters in this land," Very Rev. Michael Sellors, Dean of St. George's (Anglican) Cathedral in East Jerusalem, which has a large Arab Christian congregation, told the Journal. …
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Publication information: Article title: Arab Christians among Middle East's Most Oppressed. Contributors: McAteer, Michael - Author. Magazine title: Anglican Journal. Volume: 126. Issue: 2 Publication date: February 2000. Page number: 9. © Anglican Church of Canada Feb 2009. COPYRIGHT 2000 Gale Group.
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