Jerusalem where Christians believe Jesus was buried, overcoming longstanding religious rivalries to carry out the first repairs at the site in more than 200 years.Background on the repairs to the Church of the Holy Sepulchre (Sepulcher) is here and links.
The project, which began on Monday, will focus on repairing, reinforcing and preserving the Edicule – the ancient chamber housing Jesus’ tomb in the Church of the Holy Sepulchre.
It is the first such work at the tomb since 1810, when the shrine was restored and given its current shape following a fire.
Tuesday, June 07, 2016
Repairs on Church of Holy Sepulchre have begun
ECUMENICAL AGREEMENT INITIATED: Historic renovation begins at Jesus’ Jerusalem tomb. The project focuses on repairing, reinforcing and preserving the Edicule – the ancient chamber in the Church of the Holy Sepulchre (Jewish News).