Palestinian Priest Lambasts Newt Gingrich’s “Invented People” Charge By Jacob Wheeler | February 2, 2012 LikeTweet EmailPrint More More on 2012 Subscribe to 2012 Click on photo to hear Father Ibrahim Shomali Rebuke Gingrich Click on photo to view video of Father Ibrahim Shomali Rebuking GingrichBethlehem Catholic Priest Ibrahim Shomali said, “I am here, born here, and my ID says I am from Bethlehem” in response to U.S. presidential candidate Newt Gingrich’s claim in December that Palestinians are an “invented people”. Shomali speaks for his congregation in opposition to Israel’s settlements and the Separation Wall in the West Bank. He spoke to the Run Across Palestine’s media team Tuesday. Follow the upcoming Run Across Palestine at www.RunAcrossPalestine.org Video by Aaron Dennis Support this story and all the stories from The Uptake. Donate.