Tomb of Jesus is Restored in Jerusalem

NPR’s Daniel Estrin reports, “A restoration team Monday announced the completion of a historic renovation of one of Christianity’s holiest sites — the shrine that, according to tradition, houses the tomb of Jesus.” The shrine, called the Edicule, is located in Jerusalem at the Church of the Holy Sepulchre. Estrin writes of the restoration, “The marble layers were put back in place, but one change was made in the shrine’s inner sanctum: A small window was cut into one of the walls. Now, for the first time, visitors can get a glimpse of what’s behind: the original rock wall of what tradition says is Jesus’ tomb.”

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