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Christian Worshippers Flocking to Jerusalem for Palm Sunday


With Easter almost here, religious Christians from across the world have begun to gather at Jerusalem’s Church of the Holy Sepulchre, the only Church where 6 different Christian denominations come together to pray at the same place to begin Holy Week.



Christians in the Holy Land are celebrating Palm Sunday, the start of the Holy Week that leads up to Easter.

Crowds of faithful gathered at Jerusalem’s Church of the Holy Sepulchre, the traditional site of Jesus’ crucifixion and resurrection.

Catholic monks during the procession in the Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem, Old City – Photo: Wikimedia/Abraham Sobkowski, Israel’s OFM

Many waved palm fronds to symbolize how worshippers greeted Jesus over 2,000 years ago as he triumphantly entered Jerusalem. Continue Reading »