PATRIARCH OF JERUSALEM DECORATES ISRAELI AMBASSADOR TO DOMINICAN REPUBLIC
On Monday the 2nd/15th of July 2013, His Beatitude Theophilos, Our Father and Patriarch of Jerusalem decorated the Ambassador of Israel to the Dominican Republic and Caribbean Islands, Mr Bahij Mansour with the medal of the Small Crusader of the Order of the Holy Sepulchre for his interreligious contribution and for cultivating a spirit of religious tolerance among followers of different religions.
Mr Mansour thanked His Beatitude and pledged to bear favourable witness to the Churches of Jerusalem in his new mission.
Mr Mansour was accompanied by Mr Cesar Margi, Head of Christian Affairs at the Israeli Ministry of Religious Affairs, and by his family.
From the Secretariat-General