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Warring Monks Threaten Destruction Of Christianity's Holiest Site

11/14/2008 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

A long-running row over the rights to a rooftop section of the Church of the Holy Sepulchre could bring the entire structure tumbling down, destroying Christendom's holiest site.

While renovations are needed across the church, the small Deir al-Sultan monastery on its roof has reached an "emergency state", according to engineers who completed an evaluation this month.

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