Israel President Reuven Rivlin noted that “these are difficult and painful times for the Christians in this region, and I am proud that Israel is the only country in the Middle East where the Christian community is not diminishing, but is actually growing.”
By Yossi Aloni
Israel President Reuven Rivlin last week visited the Franciscan Monastery of Saint Salvador in the Old City of Jerusalem to mark Pentecost, as well as the 800th anniversary of the Franciscan Order in Israel.
The gathering was attended by the local heads of the Franciscan Order, as well as the heads of various other traditional churches in Israel. Continue Reading »