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Armenian Monk, 23, Wounded in Bethlehem Basilica

Not Clear If Shot Came from Israelis or Palestinians

JERUSALEM, APRIL 10, 2002 (Zenit.org).- A 23-year-old Armenian monk was seriously wounded this morning in the premises of Bethlehem’s Basilica of the Nativity, but not in danger of death.

The monk was taken to Hadassah Ein Kerem hospital in Jerusalem.

“He has still not recovered consciousness,” Bishop Shirvanian Aris, director of ecumenical and foreign relations of the Patriarchate of the Armenian Orthodox Church in the Holy Land, told the Misna missionary agency.

2002-04-11T00:00:00+00:00 April 11th, 2002|Categories: News|