Saturday, November 24, 2012

Testimonials and letters from the parish of Gaza during the offensive "pillar of defense" - Latin Patriarchate of Jerusalem

Gaza, Sunday, November 18, lives five days under the bombs. The priest of Gaza, Father Jorge Hernandez who was in Argentina for family reasons this morning rejoined his parish and his parishioners “not to leave them alone for one more day.” Testimony of Father Pablo De Santo, Institute of Incarnate Word. 

1. Gaza – The Latin Parish on the fifth day of the offensive

GAZA – On the sixth day of the military operation launched by Israel against the Gaza Strip, the pastor of the Latin Parish, Father Jorge Hernandez (IVE), now back among his parishioners, recounts the continuing and growing fear that everyone is living with.
November 20, 2012

2. Gaza – Update on the offensive: Day 6


GAZA – The pastor of Gaza continues to share with us the testimony of the day to day life of his parishioners. This story was written this morning (Tuesday, 20 November) but it did not reach us until this afternoon.
Tuesday, November 20, 2012

3. Gaza – The pastor continues to lift up his voice 


GAZA – Initially announced for midnight on Tuesday, November 21, it is being negotiated. Meanwhile, the intense bombardment lasted through the night until 2 in the morning. For now, the hostility and violence continue.
Wednesday, November 21, 2012

4. GAZA – The parish awaits the truce


GAZA – The truce is observed today Thursday, November 22 in the Gaza Strip one day after the agreement was reached between Israel and the Palestinian Hamas in power in Gaza, ending a week of armed confrontation that claimed the lives of 155 Palestinians and five Israelis. Father Jorge Hernandez celebrates with his parishioners. 
From Gaza, Holy Land! Thursday, November 22, 2012

5. "Let’s hope that this peace is really stable and sustainable"