Mosaic blessed church in Madaba to receive $720,000 of Hellenic Aid

Known as “The City of Mosaics,” Madaba has in the past provided this former alter boy with a very special treat – the Greek Orthodox Church of St. George. Blessed with many wonderful icons, but greater historical value – a vivid sixth-century Byzantine mosaic map showing Jerusalem and other sites in the Holy Land. So it was with much joy that I read in yesterday’s Jordan Times that …