Jerusalem: Christianity's 'holiest site' Holy Sepulchre reopens after protest

Jerusalem: Christianity's 'holiest site' Holy Sepulchre reopens after protest
 

The Church of the Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem has reopened, three days after Christian leaders closed it in protest at plans to tax Church properties in the city.
Leaders had said the church would be closed indefinitely.
Jerusalem's Mayor Nir Barkat suspended the tax plans on Tuesday.
The church is considered Christianity's holiest place. Many Christians believe Jesus was crucified, buried and resurrected on the site.
It is shared by the Greek Orthodox, Armenian and Roman Catholic denominations of Christianity.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Tuesday there would be... read more

 
28 February 2018 in World News, Views: 34
Source: BBC
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