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Excavation Of Holy Sepulchre May Reveal More Hidden Mysteries: Archaeologists

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Following years of delay, restoration and archaeological excavation at the Church of the Holy Sepulchre will begin what experts believe may reveal secrets and churchmen hope will bring peace. Representatives of three Christian communities were on hand to begin the work of uncovering what lies beneath the tiled floor of the church… The investigation and the restoration were due to 30 years of negotiations between the three faith traditions, which share joint authority over the basilica shrine that draws hundreds of thousands of pilgrims annually. Renovation completed in 2017 allowed repairs to cracks in the church, but also revealed a monument built in the 12th century by the Templar knight crusaders…(READ MORE)

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