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"We named our son Ghassan after the Ghassan tribe. People from this group of tribes were present at the birth of the Church at Pentecost. So, we Christians in Galilee are among the original Christians, and remain the continuing people of the area" (The Rev'd Hanna Dally, pictured with Ghassan in Reineh, 2021)

Post from a Palestinian priest (and St Francis Theological College alumnus)

“One of my favourite memories of my time studying for the priesthood at St Francis Theological College in Brisbane in the mid-1990s was sitting on the steps drinking a XXXX beer…while listening to Palestinian music on CD and looking up at the stars,” says Palestinian priest The Rev’d Hanna Dally, who has a special invitation for Australian Anglican churches