Tag: Church of the Holy Sepulchre

Britain's Prince William touches the Western Wall, the holiest site where Jews can pray, in Jerusalem's Old City on June 28, 2018. - The Duke of Cambridge is the first member of the royal family to make an official visit to the Jewish state and the Palestinian territories. (Photo by …

Watch: Prince William Visits Western Wall

TEL AVIV – Prince William had a poignant last day in the Holy Land, with a visit to the Western Wall, the Temple Mount and to the grave of his great-grandmother on the Mount of Olives.

A Coptic priest advances 04 April 2004 inside the Holy Sepulchre Church in Jerusalem on Palm Sunday as hundreds of followers of the different branches of Christianity began Easter celebrations by parading through Jerusalem's Old City before praying at the Church of the Holy Sepulchre, believed to be the final …

Catholics Celebrate Easter in Ancient Jerusalem Church

JERUSALEM — Hundreds of Christians are marking Easter by flocking to Jerusalem’s Church of the Holy Sepulchre, built on the site where they believe Jesus was crucified, buried and resurrected.

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Jerusalem’s Old City on Lockdown During Trump Trip

Stores were closed, thousands of police were deployed and some residents were to be temporarily evicted from their homes, amid unprecedented security arrangements for US President Donald Trump’s walk through the Old City of Jerusalem on Monday afternoon.

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PHOTOS: President Trump Welcome Ceremony At Tel Aviv Airport

President Donald Trump was welcomed to Israel on Monday with at a red carpet ceremony at Ben Gurion International Airport near Tel Aviv featuring a large delegation that included Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his wife Sarah as well as Netanyahu’s cabinet and Knesset Members.

Christian Orthodox worshippers parade around Jesus' tomb ahead of lighting candles from the Holy Fire in the Church of the Holy Sepulchre, in Jerusalems Old City, on April 11, 2015 during the Orthodox Easter ceremony of the 'Holy Fire'.

Jesus’ Tomb Renovated For First Time In 200 Years

JERUSALEM — A team of experts began a historic renovation on Monday at the spot where Christians believe Jesus was buried, overcoming longstanding religious rivalries to carry out the first repairs at the site in more than 200 years.