Israeli police say they have arrested three suspects in the murder of a prominent Christian leader over a church property dispute. Gabriel Cadis, the head of Jaffa’s Orthodox Church Association, was stabbed in the back during a procession to mark Orthodox Christmas earlier this month by men disguised as Santa Claus. Click below to read the rest of the story.
Police spokesman Micky Rosenfeld said Tuesday that the three Arab Christians from Jaffa have confessed â€” one for ordering the hit and two for carrying it out.
Rosenfeld said Cadis was trying to regain control of a $2.7 million building belonging to the Orthodox church that the suspects had entered illegally.
The three men will soon stand trial of murder charges.
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