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SEPULCHRE. The place where a corpse is buried. The violation of sepulchres is a misdemeanor at common law. Vide Dead bodies.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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Palestinian Christians as well as Eastern Orthodox Christians from around the world believe that on the Saturday between these two holidays, a divine fire from heaven appears above his tomb in the Church of the Holy Sepulcher.
Afterwards, this light is circulated to Christians from around the globe who traveled to the capital of the state of Palestine, East Jerusalem, and waited patiently inside and outside the Church of Holy Sepulcher in Jerusalem's old city for the "holy light" to descend on the church.
25 closure was only the second time the doors to the Church of the Holy Sepulcher have been closed in the middle of the day, other than for traditional religious ceremonies.
The official Spokesman stressed that we have not seen the closure of the Church of the Holy Sepulcher or any place of worship in Palestine throughout the different ages and historical periods, except during the occupation and the invasion of our country.
Virtually razed to the ground in 1009, the Holy Sepulcher complex was rebuilt over the centuries by various Christian groups, including the Byzantines and the Crusaders from the 12th century onward.
"Despite earlier assurances to the Palestinian Christian community in Jerusalem of unhindered access to the Holy Sepulcher Church on the occasion of Easter celebrations, the Israeli police refused to allow such entry claiming they had orders to that effect," the statement said, adding that a `precarious' standoff ensued ending in an angry crowd pushing their way through.
The form grants the patient's agent both the right to make health care decisions during the patient's lifetime and the "right of sepulcher"--the authority to control the final disposition of the patient's body.
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Schulz (modern history, Newcastle U.) has made this first work about East German "sepulcher culture" extremely interesting, covering the period 1945 to 1990.
Marie will be buried in the Holy Sepulcher Cemetery in Orange, CA.
Worshippers have packed Jerusalem's Holy Sepulcher church, where Jesus is believed to have been crucified, buried and resurrected, for a morning mass that started Good Friday events.