Greek Orthodox Church vows to appeal Jerusalem court decision upholding the sale of church property in the Old City to Jews, decrying the judgement as ‘politically motivated.’
By Arutz Sheva Staff
The leader of the Greek Orthodox Church in Israel said that the church will appeal a decision of the Jerusalem District Court approving the sale of church-owned land in the Old City of Jerusalem to Jews.
The church has opposed the deal, claiming that it was made illegally by the deposed previous leader of the church.
Speaking at a news conference in Amman, Jordan, on Saturday, Patriarch Theophilos III said that the court’s ruling was “politically motivated,” and emphasized that the church will do “everything within its power so that this unjust ruling will be overturned.” Continue Reading »