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Church leaders appeal to president to lift Holy Fire gathering limits

They asked President Herzog to allow Christians to celebrate without restrictions.

Jerusalem Patriarchate: Christrians defy police, gather for Holy Fire event

"There is no justification” for limiting gatherings this year, the Patriarchate said.

Jerusalem's Holy Sepulchre 'resurrected' for Palm Sunday mass

Around 500 worshippers passed through the huge wooden doors of the church


Lent 2022 in the Holy Land - here's what has been happening

The three pillars of Lent are prayer, fasting and charity.

By Latin Patriarchate of Jerusalem

Christian Media Center CEO: Fewer pilgrims for Easter as terror spikes

Sobhy Makhoul said that the recent state of attacks is "worrisome.”

On Passover, Easter: Look for biblical patterns

Opinion: "Pesach is a story of patterns," writes Pastor Trey Graham.


Thousands gather for Easter in Jerusalem's Old City for Way of Cross walk

The ceremony took on new meaning in 2021, with Jerusalem finally allowing religious mass gatherings due to its successful vaccination rollout.

Former Chief Sephardic Rabbi Eliyahu Bakshi-Doron (center)

14 days: Coronavirus, coalitions, and remembrance

A compilation of Israel's news, both good and bad, in the last two weeks.

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On an empty Via Dolorosa before Easter, praying for the world's sick

"We are living in strange days. Usually at this time the Old City was full of ...pilgrims coming for Holy Week," he said after his group prayed outside the locked door of the church.

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