Deputizing for King, Farayya attends Bethlehem Christmas Midnight Mass

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AMMAN — Deputizing for His Majesty King Abdullah II, Minister of Interior Mazen Farraya attended on Friday Midnight Mass held at the Church of the Nativity in the occupied West Bank city of Bethlehem.اضافة اعلان

The mass was attended by Palestinian Prime Minister Muhammad Shtayyeh, several Palestinian political figures and Christian and Muslim clerics from all over the world.

Archbishop Pierbattista Pizzaballa, the Latin Patriarch of Jerusalem, delivered a homily in which he prayed that peace, love, and tolerance would prevail over humanity to live in security, peace, and prosperity, urging all followers of the three monotheistic religions to "embrace faith, love, peace, and tolerance instead of hatred, enmity, and strife."

Earlier, the interior minister met with the Palestinian president and prime minister, discussed bilateral ties, and reiterated Jordan's support for the Palestinian people.

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