Greek Orthodox Patriarchate spokesperson, Father Issa Musleh, has condemned the assaults on Al-Aqsa Mosque and denying Muslims their right to worship there freely, considering that these acts contradict with all holy faiths and their teachings.
said that His
Beatitude Patriarch Theophilos III is observing and keeping up with the current situation, noting that he
[the Patriarch] demands that the entire world take a strong stand in order to ensure the rights of Muslims and Christians in Jerusalem.
In addition, Father Musleh
said that the Greek Orthodox Patriarchate will not hesitate in defending Al-Aqsa Mosque
just like it would defend The Church of Resurrection
, which embodies the sincere unity of both Muslims and Christians in the Holy land.
called on Palestinian political parties and officials to unite and defend their rights in Jerusalem.