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sepulchre

(US), sepulcher
a separate alcove in some medieval churches in which the Eucharistic elements were kept from Good Friday until the Easter ceremonies

sepulcher

1. A tomb.
2. A receptacle for relics, esp. in a Christian altar.
3. A shallow arched niche in the chancel to hold the elements of the Eucharist between their consecration on Maundy Thursday and the Easter High Mass.
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Jackson's Burial Costume (Second Skin), 2004, was laid inside Sepulcher when it appeared in "Relentless Proselytizers," a group show at Feigen Contemporary in New York last summer.
Then, barefoot and in sackcloth, he carried the cross in a penitential reverence up the street to the Church of the Holy Sepulcher.
In 2004, Gihon violated the agreement adopted since 1969 which excludes the Church of Holy Sepulcher from paying the water bill, he said.
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RAMALLAH, October 17, 2012 (WAFA) -- The Palestine Liberation Organization and France Wednesday signed an agreement to repair the roof of the Holy Sepulcher in Jerusalem's Old City.
The Holy Fire that is lit every year at the Church of the Holy Sepulcher in Jerusalem on the day preceding Orthodox Easter is believed by Orthodox Christians to be a miracle.
Thousands of people crowded into Jerusalem's ancient Church of the Holy Sepulcher, where many believe Jesus was resurrected, to hear Michel Sabbah, the Latin patriarch of Jerusalem, proclaim the Easter message.
Lee was knighted by the Order of the Knights of the Holy Sepulcher of Jerusalem.
JERUSALEM, April 14, 2012 (WAFA) -- Thousands of Orthodox Christians from all over the world converged on the Holy Sepulcher in Jerusalem's Old City Saturday to celebrate holy fire, the time when the light comes out from the place where Jesus Christ was believed buried.
Nuns fingered rosaries and pilgrims held up Bibles and small crosses as the procession made its way to the Church of the Holy Sepulcher.
Pilgrims gathered at the Umarrya school inside Lions Gate and from there marched to the Holy Sepulcher carrying small and large size crosses.