Christian communities in Jerusalem hold a dinner for the Muslims of the city of Jerusalem on the occasion of the holy month of Ramadan in the Cathedral Church of St. George - Jerusalem.
The presence of Patriarch Theophilos III, Patriarch of Jerusalem and the rest of Palestine, Jordan, general secretary of the Patriarchate, Bishop Arystajos and Bishop Suheil Diwani Bishop of the Church Anglican Lutheran and Friar Anthony of Jerusalem secretary of the Patriarch of the Coptic Bishop of the Armenian Aris Chervanyan and Archbishop Nourhan Manoguean Associate Patriarch of Armenians Orthodox Bishop of the Roman Catholics in Jerusalem Archbishop Joseph Alzeriei Bishop of the Roman Melkite Catholics and Palestinian Prime Minister Salam Fayyad, Minister of Jerusalem and the Governor Adnan Husseini, the Palestinian Minister of National Economy d. Jawad Naji, Sheikh Azzam Khatib, director of the Islamic Awqaf and a large number of religious figures, political, and that where they dealt with breakfast and words
Has been the practice each year, the residence of Bishop Suheil Doany Bishop of the Church Anglican Lutheran hosted a Ramadan breakfast in honor of these faces the good of the people of this country good, which is usually benign deserves respect and appreciation for the authenticity of the vineyard, and gather for the children of Jerusalem and Aknavha, dovetails with the Christian-Muslim all the shades of love and affection and brotherhood, under the shadow of this house Amer, do not I can only extend my sincere thanks and appreciation for this generous gesture which is repeated every year in the month of Ramadan.
This gesture carries in its content and with it signs of a great reveal the depth of the special relationship between Muslims and Christians, nothing good in a friendly, love and brotherhood that is rare to be in another country, which is also a special relationship, as showing the unity of their goals that they look at it, and the unit their reality, they share the happiness and their concerns, there is no difference between them, walked all the lines Khattab founded for this close relationship and strong, which emerged from its lights of the heavenly message revealed by God Almighty to His Messengers Dear Jesus and Muhammad peace be upon them who sent them God to guide people. I have lived Muslims and Christians over the soil of this country sacred ages long bound together by ties of intimacy and brotherhood and love, not troubled troubles, but what they have become sufferers of blur to Aracthm and the marginalization of the Arab identity authentic and a waste of their rights, and frequent attacks on their property and their holy places of the Islamic and Christian alike, making them all in a circle Alastdhav.
In this aspect, we can only appreciate the thanks and appreciation to His Majesty King Abdullah II Ibn Hussein, may God protect him and the Government of the Hashemite Kingdom of care for the places of the holy Islamic and Christian in Jerusalem in order to preserve the Arab identity and protect the interest of authenticity spiritual because it is the cradle of religions, and in support of the steadfastness of its people and to promote to their survival and the rest in its territory.
Also not necessary for us to appreciate the great efforts and kindness by the Palestinian National Authority, led by President Mahmoud Abbas and Prime Minister Salam Fayyad to make the issue of Jerusalem at the head of interest and the transfer of their concerns to international forums, as we must to appreciate the efforts of your state for your support material to the staff of Awqaf and guards and servants of the Al Aqsa Mosque.
I can not conclude, but I repeat my thanks and appreciation to Bishop Suheil Doany this invitation benevolent and kind, to remind all of us, Muslims and Christians, we are in the same trench, and our one, and we are on the covenant will stay keen on this holy city and its people and its holy sites.
We ask God Almighty to help us all to the good and payment, and God bless you, and every year, you are fine.
Excellencies and Gentlemen, Dear Brothers and Sisters
On behalf of the Diocese of Jerusalem Episcopal Church in Jerusalem and the Middle East welcome welcome you in the month of Ramadan, the separation of fasting and worship, where we share we as believers in the duty of fasting, each in their own way but the content is the one closer to God and ask for clemency and forgiveness of Him.
In our Bible we read, "This is the will of God Holiness." And holiness, as contained in the Bible does not mean to be human and infallible Menzha for error, because the linear potential inherent in us and for us, "If we say we have not sin we deceive ourselves and the truth is not in us" Valasmh and perfect God, the Almighty alone.
Holiness does not mean not to attack us because the experiences the devil tries to never Agrana and Aguaena, holiness means that God will work good for our brother is a good man.
In our common Islamic and Christian should focus on the dimension of the faith and relationship in the one God the Creator of this existence, we are believers Mathlon before the eternal God, in front of the one God, we want to think together in the reality of human joint, and in the diversity among us and in our ability to promote co-existence. In Somena and Tabdna one God, whether we are Muslims or Christians should deepen in us the values of religious divine, such as rise above self and acceptance of others, respect and help those who are less fortunate in life, we are all God's creation and are equal in front of him and together we must work to establish justice and peace throughout our country, the Holy .
Our meeting today on the breakfast table to confirm the message that must be heard by the Palestinian Christian and Muslim, which is that the Islamic dimension is part and parcel of the identity of the Palestinian Christian as the dimension of the Christian is an integral part of Palestinian identity of Muslim history the Arab language and civilization, thought and philosophy and the modern Arab renaissance in the last century and our aspirations for freedom, independence and security to live all of which marched the Arab Christian and Muslim side by side.
Quick look at the reality of the Arab community in general and Palestinians in particular make us judge that the formula of coexistence between Muslims and Christians in the Holy Land is an excellent formula when compared to some other societies.
That the majority of Muslims and Christians reject any form of public distinction, but there is a collective desire to establish Islamic unity in the interests of Christianity to the country and wishes to achieve progress and prosperity.
Therefore, institutions Diocese of Jerusalem deployed in the areas of Metropolitan fifth of schools, hospitals, clinics and the role of rehabilitation and the more than thirty Foundation operates the Muslim next to Christian in providing the best services to all people without discrimination in the areas of health, education and rehabilitation and this certificate to attend Christian important role in the East the cradle of religions and the home of the prophets .
In this context we appreciate the continued effort being done by the brother of the Prime Minister Salam Fayyad in building state institutions and building a democratic system based on transparency and participation of all in the interest of this nation. And our prayer to be realized Amani our freedom and independence, and secure a decent living.
This reminds us of the holy month of the importance of solidarity to help those in need, humanitarian work is complementary to the work of the religious, the love of God's true love comes from the man that we see God in the face as he created in his image and likeness.
I welcome you again and I wish all the acceptable fast and every year, you is fine.
Bishop Suheil Doany
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Buildings in Jerusalem stones quotations from the Bible and the Koran.
Do not cry eye AT Arab, and I know he was in Jerusalem in Jerusalem, but I do not see in Jerusalem, but you are.
Words of the poet Tamim Barghouthi Filstin
Welcome you all to welcome in the beautiful Cathedral of St. George Rehab and down its Pilgrims. Built the Anglican Cathedral of St. George in 1898 and in the order with the sister Orthodox Church in Jerusalem.
Present Diocese of Jerusalem in the five countries in our region, and operates more than thirty Foundation service-from hospitals, clinics and rehabilitation centers in addition to the seventeen schools in all major cities, These institutions provide service to all without discrimination, especially in areas most in need as a sector of Gaza, where the hospital Ahli Arab Hospital and St. Luke the Evangelist in Nablus.
Please join us at this breakfast and Ramadan, which has become an annual tradition hosted by Bishop Suheil Doany every year and for the fifth consecutive year to promote the common bonds of brotherhood and communication between our people in Jerusalem and in Palestine.
Welcome again and every year, you are fine.