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Hundreds mark Jesus baptism at historic Jordan site

Wadi al-Kharrar, Jordan | AFP | Hundreds of Catholic worshippers attended a special mass Friday on the banks of the Jordan River in an annual pilgrimage to the site where many believe Jesus was baptised. Before the ceremony started on the Jordanian side of the river, dozens of priests filled …

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Attacking Jesus is risky – even in a play!

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | A man recently jumped on stage during a Passion of the Christ theater play and, in a bid to save Jesus from getting crucified, hit an actor playing a Roman soldier over the head with a motorcycle helmet. The incident took during the Easter …

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Ruthless City won’t let up -Jesus

London, United Kingdom | AFP | Manchester City striker Gabriel Jesus has warned his side’s rivals that the Premier League leaders won’t become complacent as they surge towards the title. Pep Guardiola’s team were at their swaggering best on Saturday, crushing Tottenham 4-1 to extend their Premier League record winning …

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Tomb of Jesus Christ dated

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The ancient cave that Christians believe held the remains of Jesus Christ dates from 1,700 years ago, according to scientists— far earlier than they originally believed. The scientific dating tests on the shrine, which began in October 2016, were the first of their kind carried …

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New tests at Jesus’s presumed tomb back traditional beliefs

Jerusalem, Undefined | AFP | Scientific testing at what is believed to be Jesus’s tomb dates material there to the fourth century, supporting traditional beliefs surrounding the site, an expert involved in the study said Tuesday. The study offers no further evidence whether or not Jesus was actually buried at …

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Christian pilgrims commemorate Good Friday in Jerusalem

  Jerusalem, Undefined | AFP |  Thousands of Christians from around the world marked Good Friday in Jerusalem’s Old City, retracing the steps Jesus Christ is believed to have taken carrying his cross to his crucifixion. It was also marked in various cities across the world. Through the Old City’s …

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