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Statement on the Recent Attack on Crowds Gathering to Receive Humanitarian Aid

The Patriarchs and Heads of the Churches in Jerusalem have issued a statement following a recent attack on crowds receiving aid.

02 March 2024

Anglican Archbishop in Jerusalem calls for “ceasefire for humanitarian corridors” in Gaza

Archbishop Hosam Naoum, the Anglican Archbishop of Jerusalem, delivers a video message to the Church of England’s General Synod.

14 November 2023

Gaza: Archbishops of Jerusalem & Canterbury in Emergency Appeal for Diocese of Jerusalem

Archbishops Hosam Naoum and Justin Welby, have issued a joint international emergency appeal for the Episcopal Diocese of Jerusalem.

24 October 2023

Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby urges caution over al-Ahli Arab hospital blame-game

The Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby, speaks of the need for careful language when discussing the ongoing Israel - Hamas war.

23 October 2023

Patriarchs and Heads of Churches mourn civilian victims of the massacre in Gaza

The Patriarchs and Heads of the Churches in Jerusalem have issued a statement following the explosion at al-Ahli Arab Hospital in Gaza.

18 October 2023

Church unites in prayer, firmly condemns massacre at hospital, and grieves the loss of hundreds of innocent civilians

A statement by the Diocese of Jerusalem after hundreds of civilians were killed in a missile strike at al-Ahli Arab Hospital in Gaza.

17 October 2023

Anglican Communion Secretary General echoes Jerusalem church leaders’ call for Day of prayer

Bishop Anthony Poggo calls on Anglicans around the world to join an ecumenical day of prayer and fasting for peace in the Holy Land.

16 October 2023

Anglican-run al-Ahli Arab Hospital in Gaza damaged by Israeli rocket fire as conflict continues

Four staff members injured and two floors of the Diagnostic Cancer Treatment Centre damaged as rocket hits the al-Ahli Arab Hospital.

16 October 2023

Archbishop Hosam in Jerusalem in ecumenical call for global day of prayer & fasting for peace

The Patriarchs and Heads of Churches in Jerusalem have called for a global day of prayer and fasting tomorrow – Tuesday 17 October.

16 October 2023

Anglican Communion response to fresh outbreak of violence in the Holy Land

The Anglican Communion Secretary General, Bishop Anthony Poggo, has responded to the latest outbreak of hostilities around Gaza.

08 October 2023