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Police arrest 26 after violence flares at King David's Tomb protest in Jerusalem

Sunday, May 25, 2014 | Worthy News / Israel-Palestinian Conflict

The Israel Police arrested 26 demonstrators overnight Saturday for causing a disturbance after they protested Pope Francis' visit to Israel, at the King David's Tomb complex in Jerusalem.

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The King David's Tomb complex has become a flash point for right-wing protests against Pope Francis' visit to the Holy Land. According to the protesters, Israel and the Vatican are close to signing an agreement that will transfer ownership of the Cenacle (reputedly the sight of Jesus' Last Supper with his disciples), which is situated above David's Tomb, to the Vatican.

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