The Latin Patriarchate of Jerusalem, in communion with all the Churches of the Holy Land, expressed firm condemnation for the act of vandalism perpetrated against the Christian cemetery of Kfar Yassif, the town in Galilee situated 11 kilometers to the north east of Acre, where on Thursday, December 1 blasphemous and obscene graffiti in Arabic were discovered and written on the walls of the cemetery and the headstones of several graves.
In a statement released through its official media,
the Latin Patriarchate expresses its closeness and solidarity to the
families of the deceased buried in the desecrated cemetery, and calls
for the police to investigate as soon as possible in order to identify
the authors of these acts of vandalism.