Gaza´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 conflict which broke out after the Hamas attack on Israel, while it sheltered some 400 people – mainly from of Gaza´s 1,000-member Christian community.

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