Holy Sepulcher


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Noun1.Holy Sepulcher - the sepulcher in which Christ's body lay between burial and resurrectionHoly Sepulcher - the sepulcher in which Christ's body lay between burial and resurrection
capital of Israel, Jerusalem - capital and largest city of the modern state of Israel (although its status as capital is disputed); it was captured from Jordan in 1967 in the Six Day War; a holy city for Jews and Christians and Muslims; was the capital of an ancient kingdom
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In Palestine," said Sir Richard, "battling like a brave Christian soldier for the cross and the holy sepulcher.
As for me, I will over the salt sea, and so to Palestine to join my son in fight for the holy sepulcher.
NNA - State Minister for Combating Corruption, Nicolas Tueni, met on Wednesday with Russian Ambassador to Lebanon, Alexander Zasypkin, with whom he discussed the most recent developments, including the crackdown on the Church of the Holy Sepulcher in Jerusalem.
RAMALLAH, February 28, 2018 (WAFA) -- News about church leaders in Jerusalem making the decision to reopen the door to the Church of the Holy Sepulcher hit the front page of the three Palestinian Arabic dailies on Wednesday.
Mogherini also commented on the recent closure of the Church of the Holy Sepulcher in the Old City of Jerusalem al-Quds in protest against Israeli measures, saying "The special status and the character of the city [Jerusalem al-Quds] must be preserved and respected by all.
Christian denominations administering the Jerusalem Temple of the Holy Sepulcher closed the shrine on Sunday in protest against the plans of the city authorities to levy a municipal tax from them, and announced the brotherhood of the Holy Sepulcher.
Mortar under a slab at the heart of Jerusalem's Church of the Holy Sepulcher dates to the era of Roman Emperor Constantine, confirming historical accounts of the discovery of the place where Christians believe Jesus was entombed, researchers say.
PNN/ Jerusalem/ Part from the roof of the Church of the Holy Sepulcher in Jerusalem collapsed yesterday afternoon.
The 200-year-old structure was rehabilitated for the first time after Israeli authorities deemed it unsafe and leaders from the three churches that share custody of the Church of the Holy Sepulcher came to an agreement for the work to proceed.
A statement issued by his office said Serry and members of the diplomatic corps visited an Easter procession from the New Gate to the Holy Sepulcher at the invitation of the Palestinian Christian community in Jerusalem.
The annual Easter rite draws thousands of Christian pilgrims to the Church of the Holy Sepulcher.
Marie will be buried in the Holy Sepulcher Cemetery in Orange, CA.