The Holy and Sacred Synod of the Jerusalem Patriarchate, chaired by H.H.B. our Father and Patriarch of Jerusalem Theophilos decided upon various matters on its Thursday February 9/22, 2018, session and in particular;
It decided the continuation of the appeal against the illegitimate tax measures imposed by the Jerusalem Municipality on the Patriarchate and the other Churches, in violation of the historically established Status Quo of Jerusalem.
It decided the reinstatement of the Hagiotaphite Archimandrite Dositheos from his clergical deputation and the bestowal of his dismissal, in order to join the ministry of the congregation at the Holy Metropolis of Limnos of the Church of Greece.
It decided that Archimandrite Andrew Aleme will minister at the Greek Orthodox Arab-speaking Community of Birzet town near Ramalla, on a trial basis.
It appointed Priest Athanasios Salman a temporary minister at the Greek Orthodox Arab-speaking Community of Zapabde in North Samaria.