Holy Fire!

Celebrated by Orthodox Christian in the Holy Sepulchre. RT has this stunning video: Thousands of Orthodox Christian braved hours of waiting to witness the Holy Fire ceremony in Jerusalem’s Church of the Holy Sepulchre – an important annual rite for the Church’s eastern denominations. In what believers regard as a miracle, every year the day before…

Patriarch Kirill Sorts Out the Holy Sepulcher’s Debt

The Russian Patriarch is a powerful and influential man, make no doubt about it… The conflict over unpaid water bills of the Church of the Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem has been resolved, the spokesman for Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia said. “The Holy Sepulchre Church’s water debts have been written off, not without the…

Church of the Holy Sepulchre in Row Over Water Bill

And their bank account blocked: Standoff over unpaid water bill could result in closure of revered church believed to be site of Jesus’s crucifixion and burial. The Guardian: One of the most venerated sites in the Christian faith, the Church of the Holy Sepulchre, where Jesus is believed to have been crucified, buried and resurrected,…

Church of the Holy Sepulchre Comes Alive at Night in Jerusalem

In the Huffington Post: Jerusalem –  After the last tourists leave the Church of the Holy Sepulcher in Jerusalem’s Old City at nightfall, a little-known but centuries-old tradition unfolds at one of Christianity’s holiest sites. Clerics from the three largest denominations represented in the church – Greek Orthodox, Armenian and Roman Catholic – gather each…

New Website for the Church of the Holy Sepulchre Launched

By the Custody of the Holy Land: The site, with enhanced graphics, offers numerous updated materials in four languages ― Italian, English, Spanish, French ― along with a rich selection of images and downloadable photos of the Church of the Holy Sepulchre. The contents, organized thematically in a simple and intuitive manner, will accompany visitors…