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Bishop Capucci



Capucci film highlights Hilarion Capucci secret work to support the Palestinian resistance. He was arrested by the Israelis in August 1974 whilst trying to smuggle weapons to the resistance and sentenced to 12 years imprisonment. His release, after 4 years of imprisonment, was mediated by the Vatican, after which he was expelled from Palestine in November 1978 and spent the remainder of his life in exile in Rome.

In February 2009, Hilarion Capucci was on board the Freedom Ship Flotilla, carrying clothes and food to the people of Gaza. It was blocked by Israeli authorities and everything on the ship was confiscated and all those aboard were expelled to Lebanon.Till his last day, Capucci considered himself a father to all Palestinians.

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