Patriarch hit by £1.5m water bill
CHRISTIAN leaders in the Holy Land have begun a campaign to wininternational backing for a case that is pitting the Greek OrthodoxPatriarchate of Jerusalem against the Israeli water company Hagihonover a disputed and unpaid bill.
The bill is enormous: nine million shekels, the equivalent ofabout £1.5 million. This is the amount, Hagihon says, that is owedfor water supplied over the past seven years to the Church of theHoly Sepulchre.
The Patriarchate believed that there was a ...
If you have a valid subscription to Church Times, please log inlog in
to view this content. If you require a subscription, please click here