Armenians, Greeks and Catholics announced beginning of the restoration of Church of the Holy Sepulcher

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Representatives of the Armenian, Catholic and Orthodox Churches reached an agreement on the reconstruction of the Church of the Holy Sepulcher in Jerusalem.

“We, the leaders of the Christian communities responsible for the status quo in the Church of the Holy Sepulcher, announce with great joy the start of the project of restoration of the foundation of the holy tomb and the ground under the Church of the Holy Sepulcher,” - Agence France-Presse reports with reference to a joint statement of three churches.

It is noted that the restoration work will begin in September, while the cloister will not be closed to pilgrims.

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