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Hamas leader: Palestinian Muslims, Christians are united
Hamas leader: Palestinian Muslims, Christians are united
Dr. Mousa Abu Marzouk received by Bishop Alexius (Al Ray Photo: May 19, 2014)
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Gaza, Al Ray - Senior member of Hamas political bureau, Dr. Mousa Abu Marzouk, said Palestinians with their diverse religions are sailing on one boat.

Abu Marzouk making a visit to the Greek Orthodox Church in Gaza on Monday said all Palestinians, including Muslims and Christians, are in the target square of the Israeli occupation, stressing that it unacceptable to exclude anyone on the basis of religion or belief.

Bishop Alexius of the Church in turn said All prophets and apostles over time emphasized oneness of the message and respect for all religions, stressing that “We as Palestinians are on this land to live in co-existence,”

Alexius said the church will support the forthcoming Palestinian consensus government in order to achieve unity and meet the interests of the people.

At the end of the visit, Bishop Alexius accompanied Abu Marzouk in a tour around the church and informed him of its history which goes back to 2,000 years.