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Christian worshippers queue to visit the Tomb of Christ, where according to Christian belief the body of Jesus was laid after his death, inside the Church of the Holy Sepulchre in the Jerusalem's Old City, on March 23, 2016.

Jerusalem’s Tomb Of Jesus Set For Restoration Work After Easter

JERUSALEM (AFP) –  The tomb where Jesus is said to have been buried before his resurrection in Jerusalem’s Church of the Holy Sepulchre is to undergo major restoration, church officials said Wednesday. The work could begin soon after Orthodox Easter on

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Bethlehem Christmas Festivities Go Ahead Despite Tensions

Near the church in Bethlehem’s Manger Square, built over the site where Christians believe Jesus was born, tour guides pace back and forth, waiting in vain for tourist buses that fail to show. Hisham Khamis, a guide for 10 years,

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Eve Of Destruction: Middle East Christianity Doomed, Aid Group Warns

Middle East Christianity will disappear within a decade as its followers face utter annihilation at the hands of Islamic State (IS) terrorists, a Catholic aid group has warned. The alarming rate of decline in the Biblical heartlands means the religion could