In an effort to uncover the original rock surface where Jesus' body was laid, the main Christian communities that govern the church have allowed a work crew only 60 hours to excavate the Edicule, the inner sanctum that covers what is believed to be the original cave where Jesus is said to have been entombed and resurrected.

Feuding Christian factions at the Church of the Holy Sepulcher in Jerusalem have for once agreed - the Muslim Kingdom of Jordan will pay to renovate the church.