Ruins of ‘oldest church’ uncovered
Sharon Rofeh-Ophir
Published: 05.11.05, 22:48
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Linda Rivera ,   New York   (11.06.05)
TAKE BETHLEHEM AND OTHER CHRISTIAN TOWNS INSIDE THE GREEN LINE NOW! PLO terrorists conducted bloody, barbaric jihad against Lebanon's Christians, mass maiming and murdering huge numbers. Click on photo gallery - 20,000 Christians handicapped by PLO atrocities. The reward for PLO savagery was to implant these PLO terrrorists into Israel as "peace" partners through Oslo to continue their jihad. Christians in PA areas suffer horrendous persecution, under the cruel occupation of PA/PLO and other terrorist organizations. The following are parts of an article: Christianity Dying In Its Birthplace By Daniel Pipes | September 13, 2005 "What some observers are calling a pogrom took place near Ramallah, West Bank, on the night of Sep. 3-4. That’s when fifteen Muslim youths from one village, Dair Jarir, rampaged against Taybeh, a neighboring all-Christian village of 1,500 people. The Ajajs and their friends broke into houses and stole furniture, jewelry, and electrical appliances. They threw Molotov cocktails at some buildings and poured kerosene on others, then torched them. The damage included at least 16 houses, some stores, a farm, and a gas station. The assailants vandalized cars, looted extensively, and destroyed a statue of the Virgin Mary. “It was like a war,” one Taybeh resident told The Jerusalem Post. Hours passed before the Palestinian Authority security and fire services arrived. The fifteen assailants spent only a few hours in police detention, then were released. As for Khouriyye, the Palestinian police arrested him, kept him jail, and (his family says) have repeatedly beat him. A cousin, Suleiman Khouriyye, pointed to his burned house. “They did this because we’re Christians. They did this because we are the weaker ones.” The Khouriyyes and others recall the assailants shouting Allahu Akbar and anti-Christian slogans: “Burn the infidels, burn the Crusaders.” This assault fits a larger pattern. According to the Catholic Custodian of the Holy Land, Pierbattista Pizzaballa, Christians in the Bethlehem region alone have suffered 93 cases of injustice in 2000-04. In the worst of these, in 2002, Muslims murdered the two Amre sisters, 17 and 19 years old, whom they called prostitutes. A post-mortem, however, showed the teenagers to have been virgins – and to have been tortured on their genitals. “Almost every day – I repeat, almost every day – our communities are harassed by the Islamic extremists in these regions,” Pizzaballa says. “And if it’s not the members of Hamas or Islamic Jihad, there are clashes with … the Palestinian Authority.” In addition to the Islamists, a “Muslim land mafia” is said to operate. With PA complicity. it threatens Christian land and house owners, often succeeding to compel them to abandon their properties. The campaign of persecution has succeeded...Bethlehem and Nazareth, historic Christian towns for nearly two millennia, are now primarily Muslim. In 1922, Christians outnumbered Muslims in Jerusalem; today, Christians amount to a mere 2 percent of that city’s population." "Islamic mafia accused of persecuting Holy Land Christians" Every single agreement has been broken by the PA/PLO, rendering Oslo, Road Map and ALL agreements NULL AND VOID. The U.S. EU, UN, Israel: the Christians of the world appeal to you. Stop the injustice. Stop the cruelty. Stop the massive criminal human rights violations. Liberate the Christians from ALL terrorist organizations immediately.
Linda Rivera ,   New York   (11.06.05)
JEWS AND CHRISTIANS MUST HAVE HUMAN RIGHTS! Christian leaders have the responsibility to use their influence to bring millions of people to street demonstrations in cities around the world to demand: Stopping giving away even one inch of Jewish land and holy places to Islam. The 22 HUGE, OIL WEALTHY Arab states belong to Arabs. TINY Israel belongs to Jews. Conquest of Israel, Holy Land of Jews and Christians is the greatest prize in global jihad. Stopping the evil Jew hate of ethnic Jew cleansing. Stopping the despicable Jew hate of Jewish community freezing. Stopping the Muslim desecration and destruction of Jewish and Christian holy places in the Jewish Holy Land. Stopping the horrific persecution of Christians in Palestinian Authority controlled area. Liberate the Christians from the PA/PLO and all other terrorist organizations now. IDF PLEASE HELP THEM.
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Billie McCue ,   North Bend ,Or 97459   (11.09.05)
I heard about this story on ABC News, and felt I had to look it up, and share it with my friends. This is a real find. I do hope to see more storys about it in the future. I'd like to receive e-mails on it. to share with my friends. thank you for your time Billie McCue from the USA, North Bend , Oregon
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