February 27, 2018 / 7:22 PM / in 4 months

Jerusalem's Church of Holy Sepulchre to reopen after protest

JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Jerusalem’s Church of the Holy Sepulchre, revered as the site of Jesus’s crucifixion and burial, will reopen its doors after Israel backtracked on Tuesday from a tax plan and proposed property legislation that prompted a three-day protest.

A worshipper touches the closed doors of the Church of the Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem's Old City February 27, 2018. REUTERS/Ammar Awad

A statement issued by Christian leaders in Jerusalem said the church would reopen on Wednesday morning.

Reporting by Mustafa Abu Ganeyeh

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