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  • Christians shutter famous Jerusalem church to protest taxes

    Christians shutter famous Jerusalem church to protest taxes

    • Feb 25, 2018

    Leaders of the major Christian sects in Jerusalem say they are closing the Church of the Holy Sepulchre for several hours to protest an Israeli plan to tax their properties.

  • Tests offer new information on date of site believed to be tomb of Christ

    Tests offer new information on date of site believed to be tomb of Christ

    • Dec 1, 2017

    A documentary set to air Dec. 3 on National Geographic’s cable channel shows interviews with scholars who say oral history strongly supports the possibility the Church of the Holy Sepulcher houses the place where Jesus was buried.

  • Using new media, National Geographic tells the story of Christ’s tomb

    Using new media, National Geographic tells the story of Christ’s tomb

    • Nov 22, 2017

    In 2016, when renovations around the site believed to protect the tomb of Christ in Jerusalem were underway, religious leaders agreed to the temporary removal of the marble slab covering the tomb so that restorers could install a moisture barrier to protect it. It would mark the first opening of the space in perhaps centuries. A team from National Geographic, which had been at the site to document the restoration, was allowed, during a relatively short window of time, to document the opening of tomb, in words, photos and video.

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