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PA Minister of Education sends blessings to the soul of archbishop who smuggled weapons to Palestinian terrorists

Facebook page of PA Minister of Education Sabri Saidam

Posted text: “Blessings to the soul of Archbishop Hilarion Capucci after his passing today [Jan. 1, 2017], a man of his word and position”

The image shows former Greek Catholic Archbishop of Jerusalem Hilarion Capucci.

Hilarion Capucci – former Greek Catholic Archbishop of Jerusalem who exploited his status as a religious leader to smuggle weapons to Palestinian terrorists. He was arrested in 1974 and sentenced to 12 years in prison. He was released in 1977 due to the Vatican’s intervention. In October 2013, PA Chairman Mahmoud Abbas awarded him the Star of Jerusalem Medal.

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