Patriarch Emeritus Michel Sabbah served as the archbishop and Latin Patriarch of Jerusalem from 1987 to 2008, the first native Palestinian to hold the office for centuries. He is a co-author of the Kairos Palestine Document and a member of the Kairos Palestine board.
Israeli soldiers in Bethlehem stand guard on May 10, 2018, as Palestinians demonstrate ahead of Israeli Independence Day. (CNS photo/Mussa Qawasma, Reuters)
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Michel Sabbah
In the 53rd year of Israel’s military occupation of Palestine, Patriarch Emeritus Michel Sabbah asks Christians worldwide to join a nonviolent resistance movement shaped by the “logic of love.”