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Christians Celebrate Easter as Global Security Concerns Linger

Easter dawned in Jerusalem with a sunrise service at the Garden Tomb, a holy site said to resemble the burial place of Jesus according to biblical accounts. Pilgrims from around the world sang hymns of the resurrection facing an empty tomb carved into a rock. A few hours later, Easter Mass was celebrated at the nearby Church of the Holy Sepulcher.  Priests chanted the Easter liturgy as a fragrant cloud of incense engulfed the ancient stone tomb where tradition says Jesus rose from...

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