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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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Al-Ayoubi had stated that as a gesture of affection and good-faith between Christians and Muslims, they decided to let a Muslim family hold the keys to the Church of Holy Sepulchre.
We, the heads of Churches in charge of the Holy Sepulchre and the status quo governing the various Christian holy sites in Jerusalem -- the Greek Orthodox Patriarchate, the Custodian of the Holy Land and the Armenian Patriarchate -- give thanks to God for the statement released earlier today by Prime Minister Netanyahu and offer our gratitude to all those who have worked tirelessly to uphold the Christian presence in Jerusalem and to defend the status quo," the leaders of the three denominations in charge of the site said in a statement.
Roman Catholic officials issued a statement saying that Christian leaders were holding consultations and would soon announce their response, including a decision on whether to reopen the Church of the Holy Sepulchre.
The Greek Orthodox, Armenian, and Roman Catholic churches closed the Church of the Holy Sepulchre on Sunday in protest of the Jerusalem Municipality's tax and land right plans.
OCCUPIED JERUSALEM: Jerusalem's Church of the Holy Sepulchre, revered as the site of Jesus' crucifixion and burial, is set to reopen its doors after Israel backtracked Tuesday from a tax plan and draft property legislation that triggered a three-day protest.
Christian leaders closed the Church of the Holy Sepulchre on Sunday at noon in a rare move, leaving thousands of pilgrims and tourists seeking to visit what many see as the holiest site in Christianity locked outside, Al-Manar reported.
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From the Ninth Station, we went to the rooftop of the Holy Sepulchre Church (really a terrace and a courtyard) and entered the door where we found the chapel of the Ethiopian Orthodox Church.
In liturgies quite likely less dramatic than that in the Church of the Holy Sepulchre, yet equally solemn and joyful, we will light The Sacred Candle of the Resurrection, praying that its light will dispel the darkness of the world.
The restoration meant the tomb at the Church of the Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem's Old City was finally opened to the public, but without adequate support, its future remains uncertain.
Archaeologists working in the Church of the Holy Sepulchre in the old city of Jerusalem have uncovered the stone slab venerated for almost 2,000 years as the resting place of Christ.
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.