Holy Sepulcher

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  • noun

Synonyms for Holy Sepulcher

the sepulcher in which Christ's body lay between burial and resurrection

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This whole area was part of the Church of the Holy Sepulchre.
In Jesus' time, His sorrowful walk was mostly outside the city walls; today it lies within them and the last five stations are covered by the large, embracing Church of the Holy Sepulchre, which is believed to envelop Golgotha as well as His tomb hewn from stone.
A few days before the Feast day of the Dormition of the Theotokos, the Greek Orthodox Patriarch with a huge entourage of bishops, priests and faithful walk in a solemn procession from the Church of the Holy Sepulchre carrying the icon of the Virgin Mary to her empty tomb at the bottom of the Garden of Gethsemane.
He completes his pilgrimage in Jerusalem on Friday with a visit to the Church of the Holy Sepulchre, built on the site where Christians believe Jesus was crucified and the tomb where he was buried.
And ironically, nowhere is this more marked than in the Church of the Holy Sepulchre, which Raza named Christianity's holiest site.
The Church of the Holy Sepulchre in Jersusalem is revered as the site of the crucifixion, burial and resurrection of Jesus.
Israeil police have made two arrests after fighting erupted between Armenian and Greek Orthodox clergymen at one of Christianity's most sacred sites - the Church of the Holy Sepulchre.
Saturday thousands gathered at the Church of the Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem to behold the flame that does not burn and purify themselves in preparation for the resurrection of their Savior.
Greek Orthodox Patriarch of Jerusalem Theophilos III (right) and Russian Orthodox Patriarch Kirill (centre) pray in front of Christ's tomb at the Church of the Holy Sepulchre.
Please meet for Funeral Service at the Parish Church of the Holy Sepulchre on Monday 27th July at 11.
The visit will end on 10 January in Jerusalem with a celebration of Mass at the Church of the Holy Sepulchre followed by a news conference for all media.
Fiberstars fiber optic lighting helps to enhance the appearance of such well-known landmarks as the Louvre Museum, Church of the Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem, Harrah's Casino and the Sony Metreon Project in San Francisco (PlayStation store display).
The building which houses the tomb of Christ, the Church of the Holy Sepulchre, has been built, destroyed and rebuilt several times: in many ways it is a microcosm of the history of Europe and her relations with the Middle East.
It is a collection of his studies made over the years, chiefly with regard to the orders connected with the Church of the Holy Sepulchre at Jerusalem.
The Christian communities emphasised that the Church of the Holy Sepulchre and the Way of Sorrows are solely of Palestinian heritage and that none of the various occupiers over hundreds of years had dared to restrict worship in them or to put in place conditions controlling access to them for worship.
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