Israel: Coptic-Ethiopian Dispute

Gilad Lotan was in Israel recently and takes us to the heart of a 30-year-old dispute between the Ethiopian and Coptic churches over the the ownership of Dir Sultan, a structure found on the rooftop of the Church of the Holy Sepulchre. “Today Ethiopian monks and one Coptic monk live in the structure. Because of the dispute, the structure is in shambles,” he explains. Click on the link to see the accompanying photographs.

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