J'lem: Priest wounded in Greek Orthodox brawl

By JPOST.COM STAFF
February 14, 2006 22:28

A priest was wounded and two men were arrested after a scuffle between rival Greek Orthodox factions at Saint Anna's church in east Jerusalem late Tuesday. The clashes occurred between supporters of newly elected Greek Orthodox patriarch Theofilos III and those of deposed patriarch Irineos. Police rushed to the church to break up the fighting.


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