Gaza CIty´s venerable Saint Porphyrius Church

This Greek Orthodox church in Gaza City´s Al-Zaytoun district was built by Crusaders in the mid-12th century and is named after the 5th-century bishop of Gaza, known for his efforts in converting the region to Christianity during the Roman era, and is notable for its beautiful blue-vaulted interior. (Tragically, the church was severely damaged by an Israeli airstrike early during the fighting while it sheltered some 400 people – mainly from of Gaza´s 1,000-member Christian community.

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