Jerusalem residents celebrate Palm Sunday

Worshippers pack into the Church of the Holy Sepulchre, revered as the burial place of Jesus.

By REUTERS
March 24, 2013 23:49
Christians in Jerusalem celebrated Palm Sunday

Christians in Jerusalem celebrated Palm Sunday 370. (photo credit: Hadas Parush)

Christians in Jerusalem celebrated Palm Sunday, which marks the beginning of the holy week ahead of Easter.

Worshippers packed into the Church of the Holy Sepulchre, revered as the burial place of Jesus.

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They waved palm fronds and offered prayers.

Palm Sunday commemorates Jesus' solemn entry into Jerusalem before his arrest and crucifixion.


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