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Monks in clash on holy site.

ISRAELI police burst into one of Christianity's holiest churches yesterday and arrested two clergyman after an argument between monks erupted into a brawl next to the site of Jesus' tomb.

The clash broke out between Armenian and Greek Orthodox monks in the Church of the Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem.

It began as Armenian clergymen marched in an annual procession commemorating the 4th-century discovery of the cross believed to have been used to crucify Jesus.

Riot police seized a bearded Armenian monk and a Greek Orthodox monk with a gash on his forehead. Both men were taken away in handcuffs.
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Publication:Daily Post (Liverpool, England)
Date:Nov 10, 2008
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