Event Reports

Latin Patriarch of Jerusalem Fouad Twal meets with Dr. Hans-Gert Poettering

The Patriarch’s discussion with KAS Chairman Dr. Hans-Gert Poettering focused on the difficult situation of Christian minorities in the Middle East and emphasized on current developments in Syria.

Patriarch Twal said that German Christians’ willingness to financially support the social services of Christians in the Holy Land was only surpassed by Americans. Patriarch Twal thanked KAS Israel for its long-standing commitment to interreligious dialogue.

The canonical jurisdiction of the Latin Patriarchate of Jerusalem extends over Jordan, the Palestinian Territories, Israel and Cyprus.

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