Christian pilgrimage site in Israel, the Church of Loaves and Fishes, gutted by fire

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A nun looks at damage caused by a fire in the Church of Loaves and Fishes on the shores of the Sea of Galilee in northern Israel June 18, 2015. Photo by Baz Ratner courtesy of Reuters

A nun looks at damage caused by a fire in the Church of Loaves and Fishes on the shores of the Sea of Galilee in northern Israel June 18, 2015. Photo by Baz Ratner courtesy of Reuters

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The church in Galilee stands where Christians believe is where Jesus performed the Miracle of the Multiplication of the Loaves and the Fishes,

  • Be Brave

    You can smell the Palestinian activists even through the smoke and charred wood.

    Notice that the Church existed in Israel?

    It would have been turned into a Mosque long ago if it were in an “Islamic Country.” After of course the Christians were killed as kafir.

    And of course, if a Jewish Israeli DID commit the crime, they will not be treated as a hero. They will be prosecuted and if found guilty, put in prison.

    This is a horrible thing to have happened. But, it is to be expected. Christians will either rebuild or move on to worship the risen Messiah as He taught they should.

  • Larry

    BB is obviously unfamiliar with the Church of the Nativity, located deep in the West Bank. Although its in danger, it has more to do with poor maintenance. What ignorant haters don’t want to acknowledge or want to be willfully ignorant of is that predominately Muslim Palestinian authority has been working to restore the birthplace of Jesus.

    Unfortunately one of the downsides to a right wing government popular with American Christian zionists is an increasing tolerance for Ultra-Orthodox Jewish obnoxious behavior..