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ISRAEL The Holy Sepulcher reopens, after standoff over taxes

reopened holy sepulcherNetanyahu makes a u-turn and freezes the controversial bill. Christian leaders: We thank God, the Churches will continue to work to protect the Christian presence, still threatened by many difficulties.

 Jerusalem (AsiaNews) - The doors of the Holy Sepulcher were reopened at 4.00 am today, after three days of closure. The protest of Christian leaders was interrupted last night, after the u-turn by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, who announced in a statement the freezing of the measures criticized by the Churches of Jerusalem.
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