Church of the Holy Sepulchre

A worshippers stands in front of the closed entrance door of the Church of the Holy Sepulchre in Jer
Jerusalem's Church of the Holy Sepulchre closes amid coronavirus fears

The closure, initially for a week, followed a meeting between Israeli police and church leaders.

By REUTERS
25/03/2020
Vatican, Christian leaders tour holy churches of Jerusalem and West Bank with COGAT

In honor of Christmas, COGAT approved a series of civilian measures for the Christian populations of the Gaza Strip as well as those in Judea and Samaria.

Tourism Minister urges Christians to extend hours at Holy Sepulchre Church

55% of tourists visiting Israel in 2019 were Christian, says Ministry of Tourism

By MAAYAN HOFFMAN
17/12/2019
Holy Sepulchre plans first renovation in generations

Various sects connected to the historic Jerusalem church, fraught with long-standing conflict, have agreed that renovations are necessary at the site where many believe Jesus was buried.

Easter
Easter, Good Friday celebrated in Jerusalem - watch

The ceremonial lighting of the "holy fire" took place at the historic church.

The Greek Orthodox Patriarch of Jerusalem Theophilos III attends a Christmas service according to th
Christian leaders to Abbas: ‘Don’t engage churches in political quarrels’

Christians jostle with Mahmoud Abbas for control over their affairs.

The Church of the Holy Sepulchre closed in protest of proposed property taxes, February 2018
Bipartisan group of congressmen slam Israel over bill to seize Church land

“We are concerned that this bill threatens the sustainability of the historic Christian presence in Jerusalem,” the lawmakers wrote in a letter to Secretary of State Mike Pompeo.

The Church of the Holy Sepulchre in the Old City
Fight between police and Coptic monks outside Church of the Holy Sepulchre

The monks were reportedly protesting the municipality's refusal to allow them the authority to oversee the repair work themselves.

Prince William tours religious sites in Jerusalem's old City
Prince William visits Jerusalem's holy sites

The Duke of Cambridge visited the Western Wall, the Temple Mount and the Church of the Holy Sepulcher during the final leg of his tour.

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