But last year, only a few hundred Palestinians made it to the Church of the Holy Sepulchre
for the ceremony of the Holy Fire.
The Schmalens, of Sleepy Hollow, were newly invested as a Knight and Lady of the Holy Sepulchre
, and DeBlock was promoted within the order to Knight Commander of the Holy Sepulchre
during an investiture ceremony at St.
Two weeks ago, Israeli soldiers assaulted Egyptian monks in the Deir Al-Sultan Monastery, after their demonstration against an Israeli decision which denies the church has the right to conduct the needed renovation work inside the monastery, which is located on the roof of the Church of the Holy Sepulchre
A Coptic orthodox monk's arrest this morning in the courtyard of the Church of the Holy Sepulchre
In an unprecedented move, the Church of the Holy Sepulchre
in Jerusalem's Old City was closed on Sunday, and will remain closed indefinitely in protest of municipal legislation that would allow Israeli authorities to expropriate Church land.
Worshippers pray inside the Church of the Holy Sepulchre
, seen by many as the holiest site in Christianity, reopened on Wednesday, after a three-day closure to protest against Israeli tax measures and a proposed law.
NNA - The Church of the Holy Sepulchre
reopened early Wednesday morning after Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu became personally involved and froze the measures that had infuriated church leaders.
Jerusalem's mayor on yesterday suspended a plan to impose taxes on properties owned by Christian churches, backing away from a move that had enraged religious leaders and led to the closure of the Church of the Holy Sepulchre
Summary: TEHRAN (FNA)- The Church of the Holy Sepulchre
in Al-Quds (Jerusalem) remained closed for a third day Tuesday as Christian leaders protested against Israeli occupation tax measures and an oppressive proposed law.
Church leaders in Jerusalem shut the Church of the Holy Sepulchre
on Sunday in protest at a new Israeli tax policy and a proposed land expropriation law which they called a "systematic and unprecedented attack against Christians in the Holy Land".
From hereon, the rest of the five stations are inside the Church of the Holy Sepulchre