Final mass in West Bank town as Supreme Court due to rule on land seizure
Separation barrier in Beit Jala would leave Cremisan monastery on Israeli side, detaching it from the predominantly Christian village.
Residents of the West Bank village of Beit Jala held their last weekly mass on Friday in an area that is slated for seizure for the extension of Israel's separation barrier, the Palestinian independent news service Ma'an reported.
The Supreme Court is due to rule on an appeal to halt the land seizure this week.
About 60 Palestinians, including representatives of the Catholic, Orthodox and...