Israel issues 650 entry permits for Gazan Christians ahead of Christmas

The Israeli Military’s Civil Administration issued 650 permits for Christian families from the Gaza Strip to visit Israel and the West Bank. According to a military source that informed TV7 on the matter, ‘the issuance of permits were made to assure that the Christian community in Gaza will be able to attend the Christmas celebrations … Read more

Gaza’s dwindling Christian community holds Christmas mass

The Hamas-run Palestinian enclave’s dwindling Christian community held a mass in Gaza city yesterday, one week ahead of Christmas. Christians make up a minority of about 3,500 people, most of whom are Catholic, out of Gaza’s 1.5 million, predominantly Sunni-Muslim population, run by Islamist organizations. “The message this year is a message calling for peace … Read more