TERRE SAINTE, Patriarch Sophronios and Omar Ibn al-Khattab


This link allows to access the new issue of the Jerusalem Franciscan review TERRE SAINTE in French headed by editor Marie-Armelle Beaulieu.

I chose to speak of the well-known Decree/Akhtiname-s passed by Caliph Omar Ibn al Khattab and Rum/Greek Orthodox Patriarch Sophronios in 636 in view to protect and allow the Christian faithful to freely worship in the Holy Land and the main Churches that refer to the Life and Flesh-taking of Jesus Christ.

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