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Christianity's 'Holiest Site' Closed in Protest

Christian leaders in Jerusalem have closed the doors to the Church of the Holy Sepulchre, considered the holiest site in Christianity, to protest a new Israeli tax policy and a proposed property law. The Greek Orthodox, Roman Catholic, and the Armenian Apostolic leaders accused Israel of a "systematic and unprecedented attack against Christians in the Holy Land". They said the site, that daily draws thousands to the place where Christians believe Jesus was crucified, buried...

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