Israel removes land mines from site of Jesus’ baptism

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QASR EL YAHUD, West Bank (RNS/ENInews) Pilgrims are flowing back to the traditional site of Jesus’ baptism on the Jordan River as Israel removes 40-year-old land mines and makes improvements to the area. “It is a very sensitive place politically and religiously and is of importance to both Christians and Jews,” said Lt. Col. Ofer […]

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