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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
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In protest, church leaders of all denominations had closed the Church of the Holy Sepulchre on Sunday.
Church leaders, in closing the Church of the Holy Sepulchre, said church-owned businesses, which include a hotel and office space in Jerusalem, had enjoyed a tax exemption.
Jerome Murphy-O'Connor said the Ethiopian monastery really started as 'mud huts' when the Ethiopian Orthodox Church became self-governing in the early 20th century from the Coptic Patriarchate that subsequently expelled them from the Holy Sepulchre.
Caption: Pilgrims take part in the Christian Orthodox Holy Fire ceremony at the Church of the Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem's Old City.
The Holy Edicule, the shrine that surrounds the rock tomb, sits within the Church of the Holy Sepulchre.
RAMALLAH, October 20, 2016 (WAFA) - President Mahmoud Abbas has offered to make a "personal contribution" in support of the restoration work on the Edicule of the Holy Sepulchre.
The repairs at the Church of the Holy Sepulchre are the first in two centuries and will reinforce and conserve the structure.
The Holy Fire, which is ignited every year at the Church of the Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem, is to be brought to Bulgaria at 6.
In recent years, Israeli forces have prevented Christians from going to the Church of the Holy Sepulchre or the Church of Resurrection, the Way of Sorrows and other Christian sites in the holy city.
The Equestrian Order of the Holy Sepulchre of Jerusalem has an almost thousand-year history: yours is one of the oldest charitable Orders that is still active.
It was handed over to the Holy Sepulchre Church in Ashington as part of the annual Northumberland Miners' Picnic held on Saturday.
Good Friday events began with a mass earlier in the morning at the cavernous Holy Sepulchre, which was built on the place where tradition holds Jesus was crucified, briefly entombed and resurrected.