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Maronite Patriarch of Antioch to head mass at Umm Al Jimal Cathedral

By JT - May 21,2018 - Last updated at May 21,2018

AMMAN — Mayor of Umm Al Jimal District Hassan Ruhaiba said that Maronite Patriarch of Antioch, and head of the Maronite Church Moran Mor Bechara Boutros Al Rahi will head the mass at Umm Al Jimal Cathedral on June 27, the Jordan News Agency, Petra, reported on Monday.

The mayor said that the Patriarch will be accompanied by a huge delegation, which he said would give more importance to the ancient site, which will soon be listed in UNESCO’s World Heritage Sites.

Ruhaiba noted that the municipality has taken all necessary measures and preparations to guarantee the success of the visit, which would “greatly” contribute to promoting religious tourism in the district as well as its archaeological sites. 

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