Christian clergymen celebrate Christmas
by beating each other up at the Church
of the Nativity in Bethlehem
Palestinian police break it up
Why I remain skeptical of Religion Inc.
Birthplace of Jesus.
Site of annual brawl between Greek and Armenian Orthodox monks who fight over “turf” and imagined affronts.
The Palestinian police Lt. Colonel in charge of breaking up this year’s fight, Khaled al-Tamini, a Muslim, had this to say:
“No one was arrested. Everything is all right and things have returned to normal. It was a trivial problem that occurs every year.”
As-Salamu Alaykum Baby.