Putin visits Church of Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem

Putin visits Church of Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem

RIA news agency, Moscow
27 Apr 05

JERUSALEM

[Russian President] Vladimir Putin has visited the Church of the Holy
Sepulchre in Jerusalem.

The Church of the Holy Sepulchre was erected around Golgotha (Calvary)
Hill at the place of Jesus Christ’s crucifixion and burial.

Putin entered the Church of the Holy Sepulchre where he was welcomed
by three clergymen, [from the] Greek, Armenian and Catholic
[churches].

The president saw the Church of the Holy Sepulchre, approached the
Holy Sepulchre and then went up to Golgotha.

Then the Russian president visited the Russian spiritual mission in
Jerusalem.

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