NEW VIOLATION OF THE HOLY ZION CHAPEL

 The Patriarchate of Jerusalem - 7/5/18 On Mid-Pentecost Wednesday, April 19/May 2, 2018, radical fanatics from the Yesiva Synagogue by David’s Tomb violated the railing and wire mesh of the chapel-catacomb at the outdoor area of the Holy Monastery of the Holy Trinity and the Priest School of Zion of the Patriarchate, and entered illegally, refusing ...

ISRAELI SETTLERS VIOLATE STATUS QUO IN THE CHURCH OF THE RESURRECTION

The Jerusalem Patriarchate - 12/11/16 On the morning of Tuesday, the 26th of October/8th of November, St Demetrius feast-day, Israeli settlers, members of the Ateret Cohanim extreme right organization, striving to liberate the Holy Land from non-Jewish elements and, in the same spirit, seizing Patriarchal property opposite the Church of the Resurrection in 1991, namely St ...

ANNOUNCEMENT BY THE PATRIARCHATE OF JERUSALEM ON PATRIARCH IRENAIOS

10/3/15 The Patriarchate of Jerusalem wishes to clarify that the former Patriarch of Jerusalem, Monk Irineos, has opted for self-imposed seclusion. The responsibility for visits paid to him lies with the Israeli Police. From the Secretariat-General Source:  

CHAPEL OF PENTECOST ON HOLY SION VIOLATED AND DESECRATED

Jerusalem Patriarchate - June 2014 On the evening of the Sunday of Pentecost, the 26th of May/8th of June 2014, and on the evening of the Monday of the Holy Spirit, the 27th of May/9th of June 2014, extreme Israeli activists from the area of David’s Tomb violated the chapel-catacomb of the Pentecost, which belongs to ...

UNKNOWN PERPETRATORS TRESSPASS ON CHAPEL AND ROOT OUT SAPLINGS AT SCHOOL OF SION

December 2013 The Patriarchate of Jerusalem strongly denounces and categorically condemns the trespassing on the fenced Chapel of the Pentecost and the rooting out of saplings planted around the chapel, committed on Sunday the 9th/22nd of December 2013 by unknown fanatical religious elements, inhabiting the area of the Tomb of David. The chapel of the Pentecost ...