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Oldest Orthodox Church in North Africa – St. George, Tripoli, 1647 – Ransacked

August 31, 2011 by  
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Orthodox Christian churches are under attack yet again throughout the world. Please do remember our brothers and sisters in Libya, who are in a particularly precarious position currently. The historic church of St. George located in Libya, in Tripoli, dating back to 1647 was ransacked. The church is the oldest Orthodox church in North Africa. The president of the Greek community, Dimitris Anastassiou transferred the news to the Metropolitan of Tripoli Mr. Theophylaktos, who has been in Greece since late June. “I am  [Read more...]