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Christian leaders show solidarity with those impacted by Mount Carmel blaze

.- A delegation of Christian leaders visited Mount Carmel in Israel to express solidarity after a recent fire killed 42 people and injured dozens.

The delegation included Melkite Bishop Elias Shacour, Latin Rite Vicar of Jerusalem Msgr. Giacinto-Boulos Marcuzzo, and Anglican Bishop Emeritus Riah Abu al Assal, reported Vatican Radio.  The group traveled to the city of  Haifa Dec. 4 to receive an update on the damage from the Mount Carmel fire.

The Latin Patriarchate of Jerusalem said that during the meeting, the bishops “expressed their condolences for the deceased and praised the efforts of volunteers and Christian institutions.” They also “expressed their willingness to participate in the reconstruction, especially in the reforestation.”

Msgr. Marcuzzo also conveyed the solidarity of Latin Patriarch Fouad Twal of Jerusalem and Pope Benedict XVI, according to the SIR news agency.


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