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September 4, 2010

Christian holy site in Jerusalem threatened by Muslim construction

Topics: Middle East News and Perspectives, Understanding Islam

tomb.jpgJust another case of Islamic supremacist indifference to the cherished sites Christians, who as Robert Spencer points out, are referred to in the Quran as the "most vile of created beings" (Qur'an 98:6):

JERUSALEM - More than a quarter of a million Christians visit Jerusalem's Garden Tomb every year. The holy site is believed by many to be the place where Jesus rose from the dead.

But now, the sacred ground is in danger of being damaged by a Muslim construction project. Garden Tomb Director Richard Meryon showed CBN News the 15-foot wall being built above the tomb.

"In the last few weeks the cemetery above has built this wooden construction into which they are now ready to pour hundreds of tons of concrete on top of our wall," he explained.

Jerusalem's Islamic waqf is building the wall to enlarge a Muslim cemetery. However, Meryon fears the construction could bring a catastrophe.

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Posted by Richard at September 4, 2010 11:20 AM

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