Heads of Christian churches expressed their deep concern on new changes aimed at taxation of churches’ real estate, writes Nouvelles d`Arménie.
Although former changes failed to be implemented, the Israel did not hide its intention of taxation on various churches’ real estate. The empty churches are also subjected to taxation.
The statement by an unofficial “Church heads of Holy Land of Jerusalem” group of Christian churches, officially recognized by Israel warned of serious consequences in case Israel implements the project.
Among heads of churches in Jerusalem are Armenian Patriarch, Greek Orthodox Patriarch, Latin Patriarch and other churches.