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Outrage at desecration of historic Protestant Cemetery in Jerusalem

Police investigates the desecration of at least 30 tombstones by two Jewish-looking individuals at the 19th century Protestant Cemetery in Jerusalem.
Caretakers of the Protestant cemetery inspect vandalised graves on Mount Zion outside Jerusalem's Old City on January 4, 2023. - (Photo by AHMAD GHARABLI/AFP via Getty Images)

Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby condemned on Wednesday the desecration of the Protestant Cemetery on Mount Zion calling the vandalism of at least 30 tombstones a "blasphemous act." 

“The desecration of Christian graves in Jerusalem is a blasphemous act. I join the chief rabbi and religious leaders in Jerusalem in condemning it," the archbishop said. 

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