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    Thousands Orthodox Christians are attending the Church of the Holy Sepulchre at the Eastern part of Jerusalem in order to light torches and candles from a miraculous flame that is believed to spark near the tomb of Jesus Christ on Holy Saturday, the day preceding Orthodox Easter.

    The Holy Fire, which symbolises the light of the Resurrection of Jesus Christ, will be shortly taken to other Orthodox countries and communities across the world by numerous pilgrims.

    The Holy Fire will be shortly taken to other Orthodox communities across the world.

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