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June 18, 2015 9:25 am

Catholic Church Burned in Northern Israel’s Galilee; Investigators Suspect Arson

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The Sea of Galilee. Photo: Dave Bender.

Investigators suspect foul play at a Catholic Church in the Galilee. Photo: Dave Bender.

Fire gutted part of the Church of Loaves and Fishes on the shores of the Sea of Galilee in northern Israel on Thursday and investigators suspect arson as a possible cause, a police spokesman said.

The church, which Christians believe is where Jesus performed the Miracle of the Multiplication of the Loaves and the Fishes, lies on the shores of the Sea of Galilee and is a traditional site of pilgrimage in the Holy Land.

Read full story at The Jerusalem Post.

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