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13/01/2007 - A solidarity visit to Gaza

A delegation of  27 bishops made a solidarity visit to Gaza in order to pray and to support the Christian community in Gaza. The delegation was well received by the parish priest Monsieur Manuel Mussallam and the parishioners of Gaza.

Father Manuel Mussallam addressed the delegation and explained the dramatical situation in which they live in Gaza. A Muslim delegation also welcomed the delegation and highlighted the cooperation between Christians and Muslims in Gaze.

PHOTOGALLERY

Participants

Bishop Christopher BUDD
Bishop of Plymouth, Catholic Bishops’ Conference of England & Wales

Bishop Mgr Pierre BÜRCHER
Auxiliary Bishop of Lausanne, Geneva & Freibourg, Swiss Bishops’ Conference

Most Rev Gilles CAZABON OMI
Bishop of Saint-Jérôme (Province of Québec), Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops

Dr Stephen COLECCHI
Director, International Justice & Peace, United States Conference of Catholic Bishops

Mr Alexander DES FORGES
Director, Catholic Communications Network, Catholic Bishops’ Conference of England & Wales

Bishop Mgr Michel DUBOST
Bishop of Evry, French Bishops’ Conference

Bishop John KIRBY
Bishop of Clonfert, Trócaire, Irish Episcopal Conference

Msgr Peter FLEETWOOD
CCEE (Council of European Bishops' Conferences)

Mr Hermann-Josef GROSSIMLINGHAUS
Executive Director, German Bishops’ Conference Commission for International Church Affairs, Vice-President of German Association of the Holy Land

Mrs Claudette HABESCH
Vice-President, Caritas Internationalis

Ms Philippa HITCHEN
Vatican Radio

Archbishop Patrick KELLY
Archbishop of Liverpool, Vice-President of Catholic Bishops’ Conference of England & Wales

Bishop William KENNEY
Auxiliary Bishop of Birmingham, Catholic Bishops’ Conference of England & Wales

Bishop Raymond FIELD
Auxiliary Bishop of Dublin, Irish Commission for Justice and Social Affairs (ICJSA)

Mgr Stanislas LALANNE
General Secretary, French Bishops’ Conference

Fr Paul LANSU
Pax Christi International

Bishop Dr Reinhard MARX
Bishop of Trier, President of German Commission for Justice & Peace, Vice-President for German Bishops’ Conference Commission for International Church Affairs

Msgr Mario PAQUETTE PH
General Secretary, Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops

Rev Robert PELLERIN
Archdiocese of Montreal, Canada

Mr Ulrich PÖNER
Director, German Bishops’ Conference Department for International Church Affairs and Migration

Mr Rateb RABIE KHS
President, Holy Land Christian Ecumenical Foundation

Dr David RYALL
Assistant General Secretary, Catholic Bishops’ Conference of England and Wales
International General Secretary, Holy Land Co-ordination

Bishop William SKYLSTAD
President, United States Conference of Catholic Bishops

Dr Rudolf SOLZBACHER
Director, Department for International Church Affairs and Mission, Archdiocese of Cologne, Board member of German Association of the Holy Land

Mr Denis VIENOT
President, Caritas Internationalis

Bishop Joan Enric VIVES i SICILIA
Bishop of Urgell and Co-Prince of Andorra, Spanish Bishops’ Conference

Dr Michael WHELAN KGCHS
Lieutenant, Knights of the Holy Sepulchre of England and Wales

 

 

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